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Men: ED Treatment Sound Too Good To Be True? It Probably is.

If you were among the 50 percent of adult males between the ages of 40 and 70 with erectile dysfunction, would you pay thousands of dollars for shock-wave treatment, which has uncertainties about long-term effectiveness and safety? Would you be concerned that it is not FDA-approved? You should be. More [...]

E-cigs Vaporize Drop in Teen Tobacco Use

An e-cigarette epidemic has smoked out consistent declines in teen tobacco use, as a new report shows teen “vaping” is to blame for a 1.3 million increase nationwide from 2017 to 2018. The rise in the use of tobacco products by teens comes after several years of decreases and is [...]

Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute Awarded Advanced Certification From The Joint Commission

The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center was recently awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is awarded to hospitals based on the consistency and safety of their services and patient care. Fewer than 100 [...]

HealthCare Matters: Join the CT Mirror Conversation

Early in the morning, while most of us are grabbing a cup of coffee before work, a nurse is on the road. She helped get her own family ready for the day, and she is on her way to take care of your family. One of our billing specialists is [...]

Luke Perry’s Death Raises Questions About Stroke. We Have Answers.

Actor Luke Perry’s death at age 52 is raising questions about stroke, including its signs and symptoms. Hartford HealthCare’s Dr. Mark Alberts, medical director of the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, has the information you need to act F.A.S.T. if you suspect a stroke is underway. Q: How common is it for [...]

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network Recognizes World Lymphedema Day March 6

The Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network Lymphedema team will be on hand with information tables at Hartford Hospital, MidState Medical Center, Hospital of Central Connecticut and the Hospital of Central Connecticut Cancer Center on March 6, 2019 in recognition of World Lymphedema Day. Did you know? Did you know 10 million [...]


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Thursday, Mar 21, 2019, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a program designed to help people touched by cancer find the strength and hope through creative expression. No artistic [...]

Monday, Mar 25, 2019, 7:00PM - 8:15PM

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

This is a gentle yoga class led by a certified Yoga teacher. Class size is limited, mats will be available and please wear comfortable [...]

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Bereavement Support Group

This professionally facilitated interfaith group is to assist people in understanding grief as a natural response to los, to allow the [...]


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