Get a Hartford Courant subscription for less than 29 cents per day

Brand Publishing

Brand Extra | Healthier Connections

  • New 'hot chemotherapy' treatment now available locally

    New 'hot chemotherapy' treatment now available locally

    Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with cancer affecting the abdominal area? If so, there is an innovative new treatment available in central Connecticut. Dr. Brett Schipper, a surgical oncologist at the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute in New Britain, is one of two physicians in the...

  • New technology aims to add precision to hip, knee surgeries

    New technology aims to add precision to hip, knee surgeries

    Osteoarthritis procedures at Backus Hospital in Norwich are getting a new helping hand — a robotic one. With ultra-modern robotic technology in place, hip and knee surgeries are more exact than ever at Backus, part of the Hartford HealthCare network. “The robot allows me to be a little more accurate...

  • Need to see a doctor fast? There's an app for that

    Need to see a doctor fast? There's an app for that

    When Patricia Lowicki of Bristol, Connecticut, needed to make an appointment with a dermatologist, she visited Hartford Healthcare Medical Group’s website. “I noticed a little icon that said ‘book an appointment now,’” Lowicki says. “I just clicked on that and thought, why wouldn’t I do this?”...

  • Hebrew Healthcare embraces seniors' yesterdays -- and tomorrows

    Hebrew Healthcare embraces seniors' yesterdays -- and tomorrows

    Jetta Roth of West Hartford is 99 and continues to enjoy her life thanks to the people at Hebrew Healthcare. “The people who take care of me here are exceptional,” says Roth. “I think their understanding of age is really unique.” Charmaine Emond, program manager for Hebrew Healthcare’s adult day...

  • Team approach builds healthy hearts at Infusion Center

    Team approach builds healthy hearts at Infusion Center

    When Barry Williams, 65, of Glastonbury, Connecticut, experienced heart failure, his symptoms were frightening. “I noticed over a period of time my legs started getting filled with fluid,” Williams says. He sought treatment at Hartford Hospital’s Advanced Heart Failure Infusion Center, an outpatient...

  • Seniors keep moving with the Good Life Fitness Program

    Seniors keep moving with the Good Life Fitness Program

    Ruth Day of Berlin, Connecticut, is 92 years young. She shops, does chores, and is active in her church. Her secret? She keeps moving. Ruth takes part in Hartford Healthcare’s “Good Life Fitness Program,” held at several local locations. The program helps area adults like Day stay physically active....

Loading
35°
Content Solutions