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  • Dr. Darren Tishler: Here’s a Different Way to Think About Obesity

    April 22, 2019

    I’ve spent my entire career studying and treating obesity.  I have found that obesity, like many other diseases, is extremely complex and there is no single treatment that will work for everyone. In our practice, we have been fortunate to follow patients for many years after they’ve had weight loss…

  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Primary Care in Canaan adds new Ear, Nose and Throat Services

    April 22, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Primary Care in Canaan is now offering otolaryngology services by Dr. Ari Namon of CHH Ear, Nose and Throat. The practice at 76 Church Street, Canaan, CT, currently offers comprehensive primary care services by APRN Dawn Lidstone and is committed to personal and compassionate care through…

  • Why Targeted Deep Brain Stimulation is so Effective for Parkinson’s

    April 22, 2019

    Video: Targeted deep brain stimulation: Learn more about deep brain stimulation at the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center here. 

  • How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

    April 21, 2019

    In a winner-take-all endurance test, which is stronger: metal or human bone? Surprise: If it’s a metal alloy knee or hip replacement vs. the original human bone, take the bone. That goes for polyethylene, ceramic and any other material paired with metal in an artificial joint, too. No combination will last…

  • Why People, And Medical Researchers, Need Help with Anger

    April 16, 2019

    Anger is the first negative emotion babies can express and research shows that as many people seek treatment for it as depression and anxiety combined. Yet it is not officially classified a mental health disorder which, according to Dr. Ray DiGuiseppe, director of education with the Albert Ellis Institute and…

  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Honors Volunteers Contributing 13,000 Hours of Annual Service

    April 16, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) recognized the continuing efforts, dedication and service of its volunteer corps at its annual volunteer awards ceremony at the Crystal Peak Banquet Hall during National Volunteer Appreciation week on April 11th. Over 150 junior and senior volunteers donated a total of over 13,000 free hours of…

  • High Preparedness: Legal or Not, What’s Weed Do to Drivers?

    April 16, 2019

    Dr. Godfrey Pearlson Director, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the Institute of Living Research Director, Institute of Living Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network Whatever the outcome of the current debate on legalizing recreational marijuana in Connecticut, we need to know more about marijuana’s overall effect on the brain and behavior…

  • Study: Stress-Related Disorder Heightens Heart Risk

    April 15, 2019

    People have a 60 percent increased risk of cardiovascular disease within the first year of being diagnosed with any stress-related disorder, according to a new study in Sweden. The results, published April 10 in the British Medical Journal, used data from the Swedish National Patient Register to compare people diagnosed…

  • What is Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty?

    April 15, 2019

    For more information on hip reconstructive services at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here.

  • Why a Partial Knee Replacement is Same-Day Surgery

    April 15, 2019

    Doctors at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital are using new technology to customize joint replacements, making recovery easier. Here’s more from Dr. Mark Shekhman, a Bone & Joint Institute orthopedic surgeon: Q: At the bone and joint institute you use tools to assess the best route…


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