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For Howard Gaynor of North Granby, being in the right place at the right time with the right team saved his life as he experienced a heart attack.

HealthCare Happenings July 2018

Connecting you to healthier through golf, plus tips on staying healthy (and cool) this summer!





Nobody Knows your Heart Better

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institue 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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Zero Suicide: A Push for Timely Care for People at Risk

Suicide prevention is a topic that’s very close to Patricia Hayward-Paige’s heart. The Natchaug pharmacy technician lost a close friend to suicide nearly 20 years ago. “She made an attempt and was unsuccessful,” says Hayward-Paige. “I was able to get her to a hospital and get her some help. She moved back [...]

Arthritis? Osteoporosis? Lyme Disease? Why You Might Need A Rheumatologist

Rheumatology encompasses many various acute and chronic, lifelong conditions of the body’s joints and soft tissues that are often misunderstood. This, according to Dr. John Magaldi, chief of rheumatology at Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute, can include such conditions as: Arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Osteoporosis [...]

‘It Felt Like I Was Screaming but There Was No Sound Coming Out of Me’

Austin Rice knew better. Watching people overdose while in high school in Colchester, he saw how seductive and addicting opioids can be. Studying chemistry in college, he learned how they can ravage the mind and body. In the end, he knew, but he didn’t care. Rice was 21 when a [...]

Seniors Not Immune to Opioid Epidemic

As the opioid epidemic continues to impact communities throughout the United States, it’s important to recognize seniors as a subset of the population sometimes overlooked in this crisis. Because seniors are more likely to experience physical issues that cause chronic pain, they are also more likely to be prescribed opioid [...]

How to Know When it’s Time For Homecare

Knowing when your family member may need assistance at home can be daunting, says Hartford HealthCare at Home’s Karen Pagliaro. “When visiting, look around,” she says. “Is the home not cared for the way it had been in the past?  Are there dishes in the sink, laundry piling up, newspaper scattered [...]

The Heart of a Runner

It’s a life on the run for Larry Allen, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Larry’s dedication to the sport of long distance running earned him a coveted spot in the Maine Running Hall of Fame. Yet as he rose the ranks, he always kept pace with another [...]


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Reiki III Master Training

Level III/Master Teacher Reiki training is where the student learns additional Master Symbols, how to use them, as well as how to give [...]

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Childbirth Education Class (4 week series)

A four-week in depth series designed to give parents an understanding of birth options and coping skills for labor and delivery. [...]

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It's Hard to Mom

This group acknowledges the inherent challenges with modern-day mothering and offers an opportunity for mothers to come together, share [...]

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