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  • Hartford HealthCare to Provide Health Services for UHart Students

    February 13, 2020

    Hartford HealthCare and the University of Hartford have announced a partnership for the health system to provide health services to students.  Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Flaks was joined by University President Greg Woodwood and  UHart alum and Hartford HealthCare staff member Latasha Raineault during halftime of…

  • Find Out What’s Causing Numbness in Your Hands

    February 11, 2020

    The human hand has 27 bones that move in almost as many joints, making it one of the most flexible parts of the body. Such small bones and joints – and the amount of tasks we rely upon our hands to perform – also result in many aches, strains and…

  • Free Talk: How to Manage Arthritis as You Age

    January 28, 2020

    Arthritis may be one of those stereotypical diseases of aging – there are more than 3 million cases diagnosed each year – but older people don’t need to give in to the pain and limitation this inflammation of the joints can cause. Dr. John Magaldi, director of rheumatology at the…

  • New Bone & Joint Institute Leader Looks to Data Analytics for Better Patient Care

    January 27, 2020

    In January 2017, the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute (BJI) at Hartford Hospital opened to much anticipation. Now a new leader looks eagerly to the future of caring for people with musculoskeletal issues. Dr. John Grady-Benson, who started as the BJI physician-in-chief in October, offers a quote from Galileo…

  • Why the Census Is a Healthcare Issue

    January 24, 2020

    By Jeffrey A. Flaks Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer and Sarah S. Lewis Hartford HealthCare Vice President, Health Equity Among the New Year’s resolutions that you’ve made (or maybe already broken), here’s one that should be easy to keep: Complete your U.S. Census form, and encourage everyone you…

  • How to Stay Active, Fit and Safe During the Coldest Winter Months

    January 15, 2020

    Despite the January thaw we recently experienced, the winter weather is here to stay.  But don’t let the cold keep you from getting out to enjoy the outdoors. The Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team reminds you that with a little planning and preparation, it’s easy to stay active during the…

  • How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

    January 09, 2020

    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…

  • Anatomy of Back, Neck Pain: When is Surgery Needed?

    January 03, 2020

    If you suffer from neck and spine pain, you know it can be debilitating. But there are ways to help manage it. Dr. Steve Zhou is an orthopedic surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. As we age, we can begin to feel the effects…

  • Cooking Class Alert: Whip Up a Meal That Fights Chronic Illnesses

    January 02, 2020

    Inflammation is at the center of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. To help you lower your risk of such issues, a dietitian with Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute is offering a pair of cooking classes. Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Classes are set…

  • January Cooking Class: Winter Recipes That Fight Chronic Illness

    December 12, 2019

    Inflammation is at the center of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. To help you lower your risk of such issues, a dietitian with Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute is offering a pair of cooking classes. Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Classes are set…


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