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Breast Cancer Survivor Advice: Keep The Faith

Often we find support, hope, solace and inspiration in the experiences of those who have previously walked the same path we do.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those newly-diagnosed, or struggling with their diagnosis, take heart in the stories and advice of these Hartford HealthCare employees. They [...]

What You Need To Know About Soy’s Link To Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when awareness is raised about the importance of early detection screenings, including mammograms, and breast health education. Many may wonder what role nutrition plays on breast cancer risk.  Over the years, soy-based foods and their association to breast cancer has generated a lot [...]

A Newington Man Acts “F.A.S.T.” To Help Save Himself During A Stroke

It started as an ordinary day at work for Bob Newbold of Newington – until the moment something seemed off. “All of the sudden I think I got about to here and it’s like, I’m walking, and here’s my left arm,” he said. “But where’s my right arm? And it [...]

Natchaug New London Site Receives $15k for Narcan for families and first responders

Thanks to $15,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut (CFECT), families of clients at Natchaug Hospital’s Care Plus New London site and the city’s first responders will have better access to Narcan ™ to help save the lives of opioid overdoes victims.  The funding was officially announced [...]

Tracking The Cause(s) Of Erectile Dysfunction

As long as we’re determined to keep ourselves healthy, no topic is off-limits — including erectile dysfunction (ED). Just ask urologist Dr. Jared Bieniek and iHeartMedia/Connecticut Community Affairs Director Renee Dinino, who tackled this sensitive subject on a recent podcast. “You are not alone. It’s very, very common,” is how Dr. Bieniek [...]

FemTouch: How New Laser Technology Treats Vaginal Dryness

It’s a topic that can be embarrassing for women to talk about: What happens after menopause? As the body changes, it can leave women with painful vaginal conditions. But a new treatment called FemTouch that uses laser technology — no surgery or hormones — can have a dramatic effect on [...]

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