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  • Deep Brain Stimulation And Other Heady Topics As Discussed By A Neurosurgeon

    November 21, 2017

    Patients with Parkinson’s disease whose symptoms can’t be controlled with medication may be a candidates for a surgical procedure known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Neurosurgeon Dr. Patrick Senatus is the medical director of DBS clinic at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute. He discusses the procedure, and takes on a couple of…

  • Dry Needling For Pain Relief: The New Trend In Physical Therapy

    November 21, 2017

    “Dry needling” is one of the new and alternative therapies making its way into the practice of physical therapy Dry needling uses acupuncture needles to relieve muscle pain. The term “dry” refers to the fact that there is no medication in or on the needles themselves. Physical therapist Matt Reynolds…

  • Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging receives Social Accountability Award

    November 21, 2017

    SOUTHINGTON – Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging recently received the Social Accountability Award of Excellence from LeadingAge Connecticut in recognition of the Center’s work helping seniors and families/caregivers navigate Connecticut’s healthcare system. The award was presented on Oct. 24 during the LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Meeting held at the Aqua…

  • What’s Wrong (and Right) with ’13 Reasons Why’

    November 20, 2017

    Episode screening, discussion to be held Nov. 29 at NFA NORWICH – With a sequel to the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” on the horizon, the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network will hold a town hall discussion on Nov. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Norwich Free Academy’s Slater Auditorium,…

  • Hartford HealthCare, Constitution Surgery Open Ambulatory Care Center

    November 20, 2017

    WATERFORD–Hartford HealthCare and the Constitution Surgery Alliance celebrated the opening of Constitution Surgery Center East Thursday with a ribbon-cutting at the brand new, state-of-the-art facility that will offer outpatient surgery options for patients right in their community. The Center, which will officially open for procedures next week, will be utilized…

  • For Migraine Syndrome, World-Class Treatment Is Available Right Here in Connecticut

    November 19, 2017

    Migraine syndrome is a neurological disease that affects millions in the United States, and approximately one billion people worldwide. Yet relief from the associated pain, nausea and light sensitivity can be elusive. Dr. Brian Grosberg is the medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center, and one of the world’s leading…

  • Brain-Imaging Research At IOL: ADHD A Collection Of Disorders

    November 17, 2017

    Researchers have found that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have impairments in unique brain systems, suggesting there may not be a one-size-fits-all explanation for the cause of the disorder. The study has the potential to radically reframe how researchers think about ADHD. The study was published…

  • Inside LIFE STAR: A Flight On The Critical-Care Helicopter

    November 16, 2017

    Meet Jeff Heath. “Flying around in helicopters is pretty cool,” he says. But Heath doesn’t fly around in just any helicopter – and he doesn’t do it for fun. Heath is a member of the medical crew for Hartford HealthCare’s LIFE STAR helicopters. When there is a serious accident, or…

  • Charlotte Hungerford and Hartford HealthCare receive state approval to affiliate

    November 16, 2017

    The state Office of Health Care Access has approved the affiliation of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) and Hartford HealthCare (HHC), allowing the two organizations to move forward with finalizing their partnership. Now that the Certificate of Need application has been approved, the two organizations must approve a final agreement, after…

  • Living Kidney Donors And Their Champions Help Save Lives

    November 16, 2017

    The waiting list for a deceased donor kidney transplant continues to grow every year, leaving many patients on dialysis for lengthy periods, waiting for a kidney. But through Hartford Hospital’s Living Donor Champion program, patients waiting for a kidney are finding a match faster. Dr. Caroline Rochon is the director…

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