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Guy Talk: Prostate Cancer and Why PSA Test is Your Call

Who should get a prostate screening? Sooner or later, guys, you’ll need to know when it’s your time. The prostate specific antigen test, a blood test better known as PSA, measures the level of the antigen in your blood. Higher PSA levels could indicate you have prostate cancer. But the test [...]

State Approves Hartford HealthCare’s Acquisition of St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport

The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy has approved Hartford HealthCare’s acquisition of substantially all of the assets of St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, and its related operations. Obtaining the state’s approval of the Certificate of Need application was a key regulatory step and allows St. Vincent’s to become part [...]

Backus Hospital Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging

NORWICH—To connect families and their older loved ones with resources and support systems to achieve the best quality of life, Backus Hospital officially opened the Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging with a ribbon-cutting on August 14. The office is located on the entry level of the hospital, located at [...]

To-Die-For Recipe: Oven-Roasted Salmon With Spice Rub, Orange

Fish is recommended to be eaten twice a week for its heart-healthy benefits, according to the American Heart Association. These benefits are attributed to the polyunsaturated fat known as omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon and other fatty fish are especially rich in this type of fat. Whenever possible select wild salmon [...]

How the Right Footwear Gets the Sports Season Off on the Right Foot

It’s back-to-school time, which also means it’s back-to-sports time for student athletes. For those heading back out onto the field, court or gym, new athletic footwear are part of every back-to-school shopping list. The proper type and fit of your athletic shoes can make a big difference in injury prevention [...]

Anatomy of Back, Neck Pain: When is Surgery Needed?

If you suffer from neck and spine pain, you know it can be debilitating. But there are ways to help manage it. Dr. Steve Zhou is an orthopedic surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. As we age, we can begin to feel the effects [...]


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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Trauma Nurse Care Core Course

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a 16-hour program, which includes selected didactic presentations and skill stations. It was [...]

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Joint Replacement Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]

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Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Group (DBSA)

Peer run support group for those who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder. Registration is not required for this group. [...]


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