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7 Ways to Make Hospitals, Doctors’ Offices Safe From COVID-19 as State Reopens

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Hartford HealthCare has never closed. But to help contain the spread of the virus, it suspended nonessential services, procedures and testing. Gradually, those services are phasing in at Hartford HealthCare hospitals, surgery centers, primary care offices, health centers and other facilities (above, the Bone & Joint...

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Three Recipes to Feed, Fuel Your Body Quickly

Looking for some easy meal ideas to make at home?  Chris Barrett, Clinical Dietician and Nutritionist at Hartford HealthCare’s Bone and Joint Institute walks you through how to make three recipes that are both simple to prepare and offer lots of nutritional value. Triple Berry Smoothie Ingredients: 1 cup frozen...

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Boost Your Immune System with Exercise, Nutrition and Mindfulness

Now more than ever it’s important to help keep your body’s immune system strong and healthy. The team from Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute, including registered dietitian Christopher Barrett, nurse practitioner KellyAnn Kosma and clinical psychologist Peter Lucchio share several ways you can help boost your immune system through...

Golf Season is here

With New Golf Season in Sight, Make Sure You’re Ready

When the clocks change and the days get longer, golfers in the Northeast begin to look forward to starting a new season on the links. After a long offseason, however, it’s important to make sure your body is ready to swing a club, especially if you have had surgery or...

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Hartford HealthCare to Provide Health Services for UHart Students

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...

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Find Out What’s Causing Numbness in Your Hands

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...

Arthritis and Aging

Free Talk: How to Manage Arthritis as You Age

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...