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  • Tracy Church Named Women in Business Award Winner

    February 21, 2019

    Tracy Church, Hartford HealthCare executive vice president and chief administrative officer, has been named one of eight winners in the Hartford Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Awards. The awards, announced Feb. 21, recognize outstanding female leaders in a wide range of businesses. One of the key pieces of Hartford…

  • Saving ‘MORR’ Lives

    February 21, 2019

    K.C. Conklin’s song “Sober” debuted in January, reaching the Top 100 on the I-Tunes Hip Hop Chart and grabbing more than 1 million views online and through social media. But that’s not the amazing thing about this 31-year-old Wallingford resident. The real story is his comeback from the depths of…

  • How Childbirth Can Lead to Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    February 21, 2019

    In a perfect world, things stay where they’re supposed to stay and perform the way they’re supposed to perform. There’s nothing perfect, however, about the way childbirth stretches and tears the ligaments in a woman’s pelvis that hold up her internal organs. When they are worn out, the uterus, bladder…

  • CESI Introduces Axel: The Simulated Police Dog

    February 20, 2019

    Like their human counterparts, canine law enforcement officers risk injury – even their lives – to protect the public. “The fact that they’re able give of themselves day in and day out for us and for everyone else, sacrificing their bodies, and not asking anything of us in return, is…

  • A March Madness Shocker: It’s the Tallwood Vasectomy Clinic!

    February 20, 2019

    FARMINGTON – While you’re laid up on the couch recovering from your vasectomy, you may as well have something fun to watch, right? That seems to be the thought behind a craze dubbed “Vas Madness” in which doctors and healthcare systems see an increase in the number of vasectomy procedures…

  • How to Dispose of Prescription Meds, Properly, Without Leaving the House

    February 19, 2019

    Here’s a great way to warm up for spring-cleaning season. Retrieve all unused prescription drugs from medicine cabinets, bathroom drawers and your keep-it-away-from-the-kids hiding spot in the kitchen. Wait! Don’t just drop them in the household trashcan. And avoid the convenience of the nearest toilet. The Food and Drug Administration…

  • Tallwood Men’s Health: A New Job Provides a Man with a New Lease on Life

    February 19, 2019

    Doug Joslyn was like most men: he didn’t go to the doctor unless absolutely necessary. Two years ago, with a new job on offer, he was required to get a physical – and it proved to be life-changing. “The way the nurse looked at me, I knew I had cancer,”…

  • Newington WWII Veteran Awarded French Knight of the Legion of Honor

    February 19, 2019

    More than seven decades after he served in World War II, John Faenza of Newington has received the highest possible military honor an American can receive from the French people. With his wife, children, friends and former co-workers by his side, the 93-year-old Cedar Mountain Commons resident was awarded an honorary…

  • Tallwood Men’s Health: Heart Health

    February 19, 2019

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide. For the man who regularly consults with his doctor, however, heart disease and its potentially fatal consequences are usually avoidable. Dr. Waseem Chaudhry is a preventive cardiologist at the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health Center….

  • Tallwood Men’s Health: Surgical and Medical Weight Loss for Men

    February 19, 2019

    Did you know that, in 1985, no state had an adult (male and female) obesity rate higher than 15 percent? Now, every state is at 20 percent or more. Even though Connecticut has the nation’s 10th-lowest obesity rate, about 27 percent of men in the state are obese. This trend…


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