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  • Why Taking Statins for High Cholesterol Shouldn’t Affect Athletic Performance

    July 30, 2020

    If you’re an athlete who takes statins to lower your cholesterol and are concerned they may be affecting your performance, relax. Dr. Paul Thompson, chief of cardiology emeritus at Hartford Hospital and national expert on the athlete’s heart, says it’s safe to continue treatment without sacrificing your performance. But it’s…

  • A Healthier You: Upcoming Webinars in August

    July 30, 2020

    The classes and events Hartford HealthCare brought you every week, before COVID-19, aren’t going away. We’re bringing them to you in a new series of webinars you can watch, then ask our professionals any questions you might have. In the coming weeks, you can join webinars on Medicare basics, surgical…

  • Hartford Hospital Joins Global COVID-19 Data-Sharing Study

    July 30, 2020

    Hartford Hospital has joined a global alliance of clinicians and scientists dedicated to sharing clinical insights and using cutting-edge technology to find more effective treatments for the most critically ill COVID-19 patients. The study is hosted by the COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium (COVID Critical), an international group that has quickly…

  • Movement Disorders Center Expands to Stamford, Litchfield County

    July 29, 2020

    As the expansion of the Hartford HealthCare Chase Family Movement Disorders Center continues, the team welcomes two  movement disorders doctors who will bring the same amount of comprehensive care you count on to new areas of the state. Dr. Leon Meytin, a movement disorders neurologist, sees patients in the Stamford location….

  • Stress-Related Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise During COVID-19

    July 29, 2020

    Photos of isolated family members separated from each other to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are wrenching, but new evidence shows the actions spurred an increase in the cases of Broken Heart Syndrome in the pandemic’s first wave. Also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, Broken Heart Syndrome (BHS) can occur after…

  • When Cancer Spreads, These New Radiotherapy Technologies Can Help

    July 29, 2020

    By Dr. Charles E. Rutter Radiation Oncologist Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Hartford Hospital Cancer therapy continues to evolve and advance over time, with immunotherapy, molecularly targeted drugs and new generations of hormone-mediated treatments leading to improvements in survival and quality of life. Despite these improvements, roughly 30 percent of patients…

  • With This Equipment, Mystic HealthCenter Rehab Gives Patients A Leg (Or Arm) Up

    July 28, 2020

    By Elissa Bass Physical therapist Allison Solis is offering instructions and words of encouragement while sitting on the edge of a treadmill in Hartford Healthcare’s Rehabilitation Network facility in its new Mystic HealthCenter. “Bend. Kick. Bend. Kick. Look up! Bend. Kick. Good job.” Both of her hands grasp the right…

  • When Frontline Health Workers Need Help, This Is Where They Turn

    July 28, 2020

    Asking for help has been branded a weakness in a competitive world of self-made success stories, but when COVID-19 grasped onto the healthcare industry this spring, Hartford HealthCare employees often responded to stress by reaching out and asking for help. Dr. Sharon Kiely, Hartford HealthCare’s chief wellness officer, said many…

  • How All of Us Can Help Protect Cancer Patients During COVID-19

    July 28, 2020

    Editor’s note: This recently ran as an op-ed in The Hartford Courant. By Drs. Peter P. Yu and Andrew L. Salner The coronavirus pandemic has upended every component of our lives, but it is having a particularly profound effect on how hospitals treat cancer patients. We are recalibrating quickly, but…

  • Parkinson’s Support Group Moves Into Your Living Room, Virtually

    July 27, 2020

    As the COVID-19 pandemic caused most people to self-isolate in their homes, it became important to healthcare providers to reach their patients in new and creative ways. Dr. Su Kanchana, a board-certified movement disorders neurologist who joined the Chase Family Movement Disorders Center in Vernon in late winter, had just…


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