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Eight Winter Essentials for Your Medicine Cabinet

Cold and flu season is here - and it's time to refresh the contents of your medicine cabinet. Hartford HealthCare's Dr. Mohammed Shams with advice as to what you need to have on hand - just in case!

The Power of CBD, a Marijuana Derivative, in Chronic Pain Management

Connecticut might not yet be a state where you can legally buy marijuana, but a derivative known as a good way to relieve chronic pain is readily available. Dr. Jonathan Kost, medical director of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center and the Spine and Pain Institute at MidState Medical Center, [...]

Being Rxesponsible When it Comes to Disposing of Old Prescription Medications

Older prescriptions in our homes can cause all sorts of problems, not the least of which are abuse and addiction. Rushford Medical Director Dr. J. Craig Allen explains how getting old or expired medications out of your house responsibly can help fight the nation’s opioid crisis.  Q: You see what [...]

Babies in Red Hats: Raising Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects

Pictured above: Angelica Otero of Willimantic holds her new baby boy Joeziah Cummings Otero who was born Jan. 26 at the Windham Hospital Birthing Center. They may not be aware of it quite yet, but babies born at Hartford HealthCare hospitals in February are taking part in their own effort to [...]

Detection and Treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Abdominal aortic aneurysm – commonly known as “triple A” – is often referred to as the silent killer. But a simple, 10-minute screening for this condition along with early intervention have proven to be lifesaving. Vascular surgeon Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Jain from the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute explains. [...]

Endoscopy Center Opens in Wallingford

The Wallingford Endoscopy Center, an 8,533- square-foot space dedicated to gastroenterology procedures, has opened in Wallingford. The center, a joint venture between Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut GI and MidState Gastroenterology Specialists, offers upper endoscopies and colonoscopies in the new facility. “Patients in need of gastrointestinal procedures will find the best care [...]

Why Does My Neck Hurt? (It Could Be a Pinched Nerve)

When is neck pain a serious issue? When it’s a pinched nerve, according to Dr. Joel Bauman, chief of neurosurgery at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center. Q: What is a pinched nerve? A: A pinched nerve is when there is an injury, usually in the disk, which [...]


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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019, 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Understanding Cough and Cold Medicines

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: How to safely take cough and cold medicines, proper storage and potential interactions [...]

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