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Natchaug Worker Prevents Woman from Jumping Off Bridge

When you work on the frontlines in healthcare, you’re really always on duty. For Amy Gallagher, lead clinician at Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Center Thames Valley in Norwich, that was never more apparent than on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Gallagher was driving with her 16-year-old daughter on Interstate 91 in New [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Center For Youth And Families Highlights Autism Awareness Month

For the seventh year in a row, staff members of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Center For Youth and Families are highlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness during the month of April to help spread the word about their Connections Autism Outpatient Program. The program focuses on supporting children and families impacted [...]

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Host MSK Alliance Symposium on Advanced Prostate Cancer

More than 100 providers from several different specialties, nurses, pharmacists and research staff attended the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance Advanced Prostate Cancer Symposium hosted by the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute and the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute on April 12 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. The event brought [...]

What is Peyronie’s Disease?

Peyronie’s disease is likely something something you’ve never heard of, but affects 13 percent of all men. Dr. Jared Bieniek of the Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute is here to explain.  Q: What is Peyronie’s disease?  A: Peyronie’s disease is  a condition. It results from scar tissue or plaque that [...]

Ellington resident heads Hartford HealthCare GoodLife Fitness

Exercise physiologist Emil Johnson was recently named the new manager of Hartford HealthCare’s GoodLife Fitness program. GoodLife Fitness is an individualized exercise program geared toward older adults to build energy, strength and endurance for an active and independent lifestyle. Johnson began his position on Jan. 8. GoodLife Fitness is offered [...]

Can You Hear Me Now? Senate Bill on Hearing Aids May Make the Answer ‘Yes’

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Last December, Deb Wiese bought hearing aids for her parents, one for each of them. She ordered them online from a big-box retailer and paid $719 for the pair. But her parents, in their 80s and retired from farming in central Minnesota, couldn’t figure [...]