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HealthCare Happenings - October 2017

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1 In 200 In State Have Irritable Bowel/Crohn’s: How Doctors Detect, Treat

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are common conditions affecting more than 1.5 million people nationwide. Dr. Joseph Cappa,  a gastroenterologist at Hartford Hospital, is the recipient of the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Q: We often hear about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and [...]

MidState’s New Orthopaedic Institute Has ‘Good Bones’ Celebration

The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center celebrated its grand opening Oct. 16.  The 14,500-square-foot institute includes 11 operating rooms and 21 private inpatient rooms. It brings together some of Connecticut’s best orthopaedic surgeons from Comprehensive Orthopaedics and Connecticut Orthopaedics Specialists. At the event, they shared [...]

NFL Week 7 Injury Report: What It’s Like To Break Your Collarbone (Aaron Rodgers)

Our weekly NFL report evaluates injuries to players of local (Patriots, Giants and Jets) or national interest with commentary by a sports orthopedic specialist from the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Player: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers quarterback. Injury: Broken right collarbone (throwing shoulder). How it happened: Rodgers, [...]

Breast Cancer Survivor Advice: Keep The Faith

Often we find support, hope, solace and inspiration in the experiences of those who have previously walked the same path we do.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those newly diagnosed, or struggling with their diagnosis, take heart in the stories and advice of these Hartford HealthCare employees.  [...]

What You Need To Know About Soy’s Link To Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when awareness is raised about the importance of early detection screenings, including mammograms, and breast health education. Many may wonder what role nutrition plays on breast cancer risk.  Over the years, soy-based foods and their association to breast cancer has generated a lot [...]

Newington Couple Acts ‘F.A.S.T.,’ Helps Save His Life During A Stroke

It started as an ordinary day at work for Bob Newbold of Newington — until the moment something seemed off. “All of the sudden I think I got about to here and it’s like, I’m walking, and here’s my left arm,” he said. “But where’s my right arm? And it’s [...]


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Friday, Oct 20, 2017, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Coping with Stress from a New or Chronic Medical Condition Support Group

This group is designed for young adults age 17-26 struggling with a new diagnosis, chronic medical conditions, physical symptoms or [...]

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:30PM

Childbirth Class 2-Day

This class will consist of educating expectant families about the changes to the body during pregnancy, understanding the labor and birth [...]

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017, 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Cesarean Birth

If you are anticipating a Cesarean birth, this class will prepare you for the experience from pre-admission through your recovery at home. [...]


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