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Medical Rounds

Medical Rounds with Dr. Omar Eton

Summer is upon us - and while a bit of sun is good for you, too much may be an issue. How to find and treat melanoma is the focus for Dr. Omar Eton from the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Melanoma and Skin Center.

Medical Rounds: Dr. Mark Alberts

Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute Physician-in-Chief Dr. Mark Alberts on the DAWN study that is changing the way stroke is treated across the country and across Hartford HealthCare.


Cedar Mountain Commons becomes home for couple in the town they built

Ever dreamed of visiting Thailand, Russia, Australia or other exotic points on the map? Clifford and Jane Stamm have likely been there. Even before globetrotting, they kept a non-stop pace of life with Mr. Stamm often working seven days a week. Now they have slowed down, enjoying retirement at Cedar [...]

Hartford Hospital Chosen for Nationwide TAVR Study for Low-Risk Patients

The Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has been selected as one of 35 hospitals nationwide participating in a study that allows low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis to receive a replacement aortic valve in a minimally invasive procedure using catheters instead of conventional open-heart surgery. Since the Food [...]

Living with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease: When to Consider Surgery?

By William Sardella, MD Colorectal Surgeon, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group As many as 1.6 million people live with inflammatory bowel diseases. With proper care and treatment, however, they can be well managed, allowing people to live with less symptoms and a better quality of life. What are inflammatory bowel diseases? [...]

Suicide and Celebrity: What Does That Link Mean for Us?

Designer Kate Spade is dead at 55. Chef and CNN world traveler Anthony Bourdain is dead at 61. These are just the latest in a long line of tragic, high-profile deaths by suicide. Google “celebrity suicide” and the lists are seemingly endless. They stretch back centuries. Included are people whose influence [...]

Aimovig: A Breakthrough Migraine Medication

A new medication recently approved by the FDA for the prevention of migraine headache is offering promising results for patients who suffer from these debilitating headaches. Dr. Abigail Chua, a neurologist and headache specialist at the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center has more on this groundbreaking new therapy.  Q: Tell us [...]

The Future of Cancer Care is Now

At one of the largest cancer conferences in the world, a debate was scheduled about “Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) – Is It Right for Every Patient?” But in the end, the question at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting and conference June 1 wasn’t is it right, [...]


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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018, 5:30PM - 7:30PM

QiGong for Cancer

Calm your mind, recover your vital energy, and reclaim your health with these ancient Chinese healing techniques. Enjoy simple, gentle [...]

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Schizophrenia: An Introduction to the Disorder

A lecture for families and friends of individuals who have schizophrenia or a related disorder. Participants will acquire a basic [...]

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Tai Chi & QiGong for Parkinson's

Calm your mind and energize your body with the deep breathing and slow, flowing movements of these ancient Chinese healing exercises. [...]

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