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Aided by MSK study, Hartford Hospital Cancer and Tallwood Team Helping Monroe Man Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer

When Gordon Cleland found out he had advanced prostate cancer in January of 2017 he said he would do whatever it took to beat the disease.  An avid runner and swimmer, the 68-year-old attorney said he was prepared physically to take on the rigors of surgery and treatment. “Truth be [...]

What is Ataxia?

Ataxia is a general term for a class of movement disorders. There is no cure for ataxia, but there are treatments, according to Dr. Duarte Machado, co-director of the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.  Q: What is ataxia? A: Ataxia is a degenerative disease of the [...]

HOCC Campaign Shows High-tech Care, Close to Home

The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) launched a major marketing campaign designed to remind area residents that they have access to the region’s best doctors and most sophisticated medical care right in their backyard. Featuring documentary-style vignettes that give viewers an inside look at some of the hospital’s highest-stakes areas [...]

Heart of the Matter: Colchester Woman, 47, Gets Transplant

Colchester resident Cindy Sypher had already survived one heart attack. So when she started to feel strange in a similar manner while traveling to work one morning, she took it seriously. She remembers getting herself to a local urgent care center — and nothing else until she awoke on a [...]

Natchaug Worker Prevents Woman from Jumping Off Bridge

When you work on the frontlines in healthcare, you’re really always on duty. For Amy Gallagher, lead clinician at Natchaug Hospital’s Joshua Center Thames Valley in Norwich, that was never more apparent than on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Gallagher was driving with her 16-year-old daughter on Interstate 91 in New [...]

Charlotte Hungerford Center For Youth And Families Highlights Autism Awareness Month

For the seventh year in a row, staff members of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Center For Youth and Families are highlighting Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness during the month of April to help spread the word about their Connections Autism Outpatient Program. The program focuses on supporting children and families impacted [...]

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