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Possible Breakthrough in Detecting CTE in Living Patients

Researchers at the Boston University CTE Center announced recently what they believe is a major breakthrough in the detection of the neurodegenerative disease found in people with repeated head injuries. According to a new study, researchers now believe they may have found a way to detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy in...


‘Life In Motion’: The Origin Story of the Bone & Joint Institute

Building a destination healthcare facility takes vision, time, money and a commitment from leadership. Now that the Hartford Healthcare Bone & Joint Institute is up and running, it’s time to hear the backstory of this game-changing hospital, then look forward to the services and economic growth it’s projected to bring to Connecticut’s...


Headache Help Comes to Waterford

If you struggle with chronic headaches, the last thing you need is to wait a year and drive several hours for an appointment with a specialist. The opening of the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center in Waterford means sufferers from three states can cross that off the list of things causing...


The Bloodless Heart Transplant

When Jonathan Henry needed a new heart, he did his research to find a hospital where clinicians had extensive transplant experience, and could both support and respect his religious tenets, which required a transplant performed bloodlessly — without blood transfusions. He found what he needed at Hartford Hospital. Hartford Hospital...


Leaky Heart Valve? Heart & Vascular Institute Surgeon Devises A New Repair

Dr. Sabet Hashim, a world leader in mitral valve repair surgery, has devised a new technique that restores a leaky mitral valve in patients who have had a heart attack.   Dr. Hashim, co-physician-in-chief of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute, answers questions in this video about this new valve repair technique:...