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  • READER SUBMITTED: Vascular Health To Be Topic Of Next Art And Science Of Graceful Aging Series

    Vascular health will be the subject of the October Art and Science of Graceful Aging series at Duncaster. The session will take place Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. at Duncaster Retirement Community in Bloomfield. Attendance is free and open to the public, but pre-...
  • Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return

    Eastern Soccer Captain, Now Cancer-Free, Makes Emotional Return
    WILLIMANTIC — Jon DeCasanova knew something was wrong in June 2012 when he looked in the mirror and saw his eyes had turned yellow. The signs of jaundice would mark the first steps into a living hell of radiation, chemotherapy, badly swollen limbs...
  • 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Bolton Crash

    1 Killed, 1 Injured In Bolton Crash
    BOLTON — A Coventry man was killed and another person was injured in a crash near the intersection of routes 6 and 44 early Friday morning, state police said. A passenger in the car, Thomas Hendel, 21, was killed, state police said. The car...
  • How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of City's First Hospital

    How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of City's First Hospital
    On a March afternoon 160 years ago, a new steam boiler at the Fales & Gray Car Works near Hartford's riverfront welled with pressure until it blasted into shrapnel, demolishing much of the building. Workers were hurled through the air and crushed by...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • Newington Man Plans To Join Trip To Lobby In Fight Against Cancer

    NEWINGTON -- For Tom Boccaccio, cancer is deeply personal. Almost six years ago, his beloved wife Maureen died of adrenal cancer, a rare form of the disease that strikes the adrenal glands. "We were married for 45 years," said Boccaccio, fighting back...
  • Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center

    Hartford HealthCare Launches Alliance With Leading NYC Cancer Center
    HARTFORD — The alliance Hartford HealthCare announced a year ago with Memorial Sloan Kettering to tap into the leading New York cancer center's research and treatment capabilities is moving forward. The two health organizations announced Tuesday...
  • South Windsor police looking for witnesses of minivan vs. scooter accident

    On Tuesday, July 29, at 9:25 p.m., South Windsor police and fire department staff responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries near the intersection of Avery Street and Country View Drive. Responding officers located a motor vehicle that collided...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Do Our Genes Influence How We Respond To Exercise?

    Exercise has many health benefits. Yet, most people stop their exercise programs after they start them. What if your genes were holding you back? Scientists at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut are raising money through the...
  • Joan Rivers, Our Widow-to-Widow Talk

    Joan Rivers, Our Widow-to-Widow Talk
    Like so many, I too was saddened  by the death of comedy icon, Joan Rivers. Our paths crossed several times over the years and among those times was the first time when she was the headliner at WRCH's annual 'Nite of Lite Laughter' fundraiser for the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital Physicians Speak At Event Lauding Breastfeeding's Value

    Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) physicians took part in an Aug. 6 Hartford Hospital event aimed at helping raise awareness of breastfeeding's value and importance. The public event, which attracted families, included several speakers, among them...