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  • National Accreditation Boosts Rushford Addiction Medicine Program

    September 18, 2018

    Dr. Samuel Silverman,  director of medical education and the Rushford Addiction Medicine Fellowship, announced the program recently earned Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accreditation, the final step in bringing national recognition to local efforts to elevate addiction medicine as a subspecialty in American medicine. Once a field has American…

  • Nutrition Tips for Prostate Cancer Survivors

    September 17, 2018

    By Diane Avino and Dr. Eric Secor Prostate cancer patients experience specific health challenges after initial diagnosis and treatment, especially those being managed long-term with hormone deprivation therapy such as leuprolide acetate. The effects on a patient’s quality of life can include weight gain, reduced insulin resistance and reduced muscle…

  • TAVR Procedure Puts Putnam Couple Back on the Road

    September 17, 2018

    Download your free informational guide on the TAVR procedure.  Most days you’ll find Ken Corey of Putnam, and his wife, Donna, on the motorcycle. In 2018, they’ve covered over 6,000 miles of U. S. highways and by-ways in their quest to cross another spot off their “bike-it” list. Whatever you…

  • Youth Suicide: Here Are Some Signs For Parents

    September 14, 2018

    Youth suicide is a growing health concern. In fact, it’s the second-leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 15 and 24 according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. During World Suicide Prevention Week, we discuss how to address this issue with child psychologist Dr….

  • Steps for Safer Autumn Training Runs

    September 12, 2018

    As autumn approaches, many people look forward to getting out for a run in the cooler weather. While some consider fall the best time of year for training to run in organized races, Ken Bruno, MSPT, CSCS, of the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network, says that it’s important to remember some…

  • Windham Hospital Gets $47,000 Grant for Paramedic Vehicle

    September 12, 2018

    PHOTO: Eileen Ossen, center, Executive Director of the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation, poses with Paul Pedchenko, left, Manager, Windham Hospital Emergency Medical Services and Shawn Maynard, right, Executive Director, Windham Hospital Foundation, next to the new paramedic intercept vehicle that was recently purchased with a $47,407 grant from the…

  • NOW OPEN: The Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

    September 12, 2018

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony held Sept. 12, 2018 marks the opening of the Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. This is the tenth location for the Center for Healthy Aging, which was established in 2004. This groundbreaking service connects families and their older loved ones with resources…

  • Advances in Cancer Clinical Trials

    September 11, 2018

    It’s frightening to receive a cancer diagnosis. But there is more hope than ever before: clinical trials have been a key part of cancer patients living longer with better outcomes. Dr. Peter Yu is physician-in-chief at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, a charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer…

  • Institute of Living Education Building to be Named for Retiring Leader Hank Schwartz

    September 10, 2018

    The Institute of Living (IOL) Commons Building will be named  after Harold (Hank) Schwartz, MD, whose legacy includes transforming the IOL into what it is today and the recognition he has brought it across the state and nation. Dr. Schwartz, affectionately known as Hank, is stepping down as Psychiatrist-in-Chief on…

  • Hank Schwartz: Farewell, but not Goodbye

    September 10, 2018

    Institute of Living Psychiatrist-in-Chief Harold (Hank) Schwartz, MD, is known for speaking his mind, transforming the Institute of Living during a time of crisis, speaking out against the Catholic Church during the priest abuse scandal and his work following the Sandy Hook massacre. But there is a lot more to…


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