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  • ZERO Prostate Run/Walk in Hartford Raises $110,000

    July 03, 2019

    More than 550 participants raised more than $110,000 for prostate research and education as part of the 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk activities on June 30 in Hartford. The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute partnered with ZERO Prostate on the event, which included a 5K run/walk, kids’ Superhero…

  • How to Identify Depression in Men

    June 24, 2019

    Depression – never considered a one-size-fits-all disease – varies so dramatically between men and women that many men don’t even realize they have it. Then, if some symptoms do seem familiar – or, most likely, someone close to them points it out – many men tend to downplay the severity…

  • Men: Take Charge of Your Health (It’s Easy)

    June 18, 2019

    Dr. Jared Bieniek Medical Director Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Men’s Health Waiting for your car to break down is the wrong time for a tune-up.  Preventive care can keep the engine running efficiently, avoiding headaches and expensive bills.  Unfortunately, many men do not care for their health…

  • Men’s Health Month: Let’s Talk About Your Enlarged Prostate

    June 13, 2019

    By Paul Pyo, MD Urologist, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group June is Men’s Health Month, and it’s a good time to reflect on how we are taking care of ourselves. We can exercise, eat right and get enough sleep to stay healthy. However, there are some conditions that aren’t preventable, but…

  • Tallwood Men’s Health Now in Eastern Connecticut

    June 12, 2019

    The statistics say it all: Men are 1.4 times as likely as women to die from almost every chronic medical condition, and on average live five years less than women; according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health is designed to change that by giving…

  • ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Set for June 30 in Hartford

    June 06, 2019

    The Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute providers treat more cases of prostate cancer a year than any other center in the state, but they would still like to see an end to the cancer, one of the most treatable forms when detected early enough. That is why the…

  • How to Stop Prostate Cancer? It Starts With a PSA Test

    June 05, 2019

    Dr. Ryan Dorin, a urologist at the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute, says the PSA test remains the best way to detect prostate cancer at its earliest stages and give the patient the best chance at successful treatment. Here’s a quick Q&A: Q: There has been a fair…

  • How Men Can Take Charge of Their Health (It’s Easy)

    June 05, 2019

    Is it too much to ask a man to care for his health as he would his car? Most men are better at scheduling regular oil changes for their car than regular health checks. “Men are much less likely to go to the doctor if they have something wrong with…

  • Pregnancy Prevention and Family Planning: Gentlemen, That Includes You

    April 09, 2019

    Maybe it’s time for a courageous conversation about a vasectomy. But, first, some family planning background from Dr. Jared Bieniek,  medical director of the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health.  Q: When we talk about family planning, what exactly are we talking about? A: Well, family planning is actually not about having children…

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

    March 17, 2019

    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…

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