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A Coach's (Cancer) Team

When Kristina Gianinni was diagnosed with cancer, she did what any good coach does - she gathered the best team around her to get to her goal to be cancer free. So she turned to the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

HealthCare Happenings December 2018

Community partnerships are taking guns off the streets, fighting opioid addiction and preventing cancer - and connecting you to healthier, of course!

         

         

         

         

Nobody Knows your Heart Better

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute includes the most talented and experienced physicians, the very latest technology, and a team of compassionate caregivers whose only goal is to help patients and their families fight heart disease, which is our nation’s number one killer.

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Advances in Health

Advances in Health with Dr. David Chaletsky

Acid reflux affects millions of people. But you may not know that acid reflux over time could turn to cancer. Dr. David Chaletsky is a gastroenterologist at Hartford HealthCare

Advances in Health with Dr. Adam Ferguson

Get the basics on foot and ankle pain from Dr. Adam Ferguson with the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute.


News

Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery: What to Expect

A radical prostatectomy that removes the prostate gland and surrounding tissue offers men with localized prostate cancer a clear pathway to neutralizing the disease. The 10-year survival rate, according to a study cited by the National Institutes of Health, is 75 percent. Urinary incontinence, or leaking urine, is a potential [...]

A Coach’s (Cancer) Team

Kristina Gianinni of Avon is a businesswoman, mom, and volunteer. Her avocation, though, brings her to a local basketball court. Here, she coaches young men and women – including her own daughter. The sport provides her both focus and refuge from life’s pressures, while helping others appreciate the positive aspects [...]

The Connection Between Acid Reflux and Cancer

Acid reflux affects millions of people, but you may not know that acid reflux over time could turn to cancer. Hartford HealthCare gastroenterologist Dr. David Chaletsky explains.  Q: What is acid reflux?  A: Acid reflux – commonly known as heartburn – occurs when acid from the stomach moves up into [...]

Torrington Rheumatology and Allergy Practice Joins Hartford HealthCare

Arthritis & Allergy Associates of Torrington is now part of the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute specializing in Allergy and Rheumatology. The office is located in the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Medical Office Building at 538 Litchfield Street, Suite 101, Torrington. Rheumatologists from the practice are now part of the [...]

Gun Buyback Dec. 15 at Community Renewal in Hartford

Although many people say having a gun at home will keep them safe, experts and policymakers increasingly agree that firearms in the home are dangerous. That’s why Hartford Hospital is teaming up with the Community Renewal Team and other community partners for the next Capital Region Gun Buyback. “Every time [...]

HHC Breast Surgeon Earns Award

The Southern Connecticut Black Chamber of Commerce recently honored Dr. Camelia Lawrence, director of breast surgery at The Hospital of Central Connecticut (THOCC) and MidState Medical Center, as its Business Woman of the Year. The award was one of five given out at the group’s 11th Annual Awards and Holiday [...]


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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018, 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Tai Chi & QiGong for Parkinson's

Calm your mind and energize your body with the deep breathing and slow, flowing movements of these ancient Chinese healing exercises. [...]

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018, 3:00PM - 5:30PM

Surgical Weight Loss Information Session for Hartford Hospital

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Surgical weight loss and a review of procedures offered, Risks and benefits of surgery, [...]

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018, 3:30PM - 4:30PM

The LOUD Crowd

Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network is pleased to offer a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson's [...]


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