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Tallwood Men’s Health: Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide. For the man who regularly consults with his doctor, however, heart disease and its potentially fatal consequences are usually avoidable. Dr. Waseem Chaudhry is a preventive cardiologist at the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Men’s Health Center....


New Treatment for Men Diagnosed with Enlarged Prostate

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is known more commonly as an enlarged prostate – and there’s a new treatment option for men who have been given this diagnosis. Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute urologist Dr. Abram D’Amato has details. Q: What is an enlarged prostate? A: An enlarged prostate is...


Backus Preventative Medicine Team Breaks Down Barriers to Improve Health

Seeking to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and readmissions, The William W. Backus Hospital created a Preventive Medicine Team (PMT) that is helping people be healthier, happier, and stay out of the hospital whenever possible. The PMT is designed to support patients who are frequently admitted to the hospital by creating...


Windham Hospital Donates ‘Retired’ Vehicle for Training Exercises

A donation from Windham Hospital is helping the Scotland Fire Department save lives. The hospital has donated one of its retired Public Safety vehicles to the Scotland Volunteer Fire Department to be used for firefighter training. The gift was the idea of Windham Public Safety Officer Jim Meikle who also...


Men’s Health: Low Testosterone

For men as they age, low testosterone becomes something of a concern. While it’s true that testosterone production naturally starts to decrease in a man in his late 30s to early 40s, the symptoms of low testosterone aren’t very specific. “There can be very vague symptoms. Low energy, maybe sex...