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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: Hartford Hospital's LIFE STAR Program Launches New Mobile App

    The LIFE STAR program at Hartford Hospital is disseminating information from new heights with its mobile application. LIFE STAR launched a new mobile app for rescue crews - but it can also function as a tool, resource, and informative brochure intended...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Hospital's Institute Of Living Open House For New Resource Center

    Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) invites the community at large to visit the new on-campus home of its Family Resource Center (FRC) and ACCESS-Mental Health Connecticut program during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Komen Connecticut Invests Over $700,000 To Support Local Breast Health Programs

    Komen Connecticut, the largest non-government funder of breast cancer programs in Connecticut, has awarded grants that will make a substantial impact in the local fight against breast cancer. This grant year, Komen Connecticut is awarding 17 grants...
  • 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...
  • Organ Donation A Real Contribution

    I read with interest "A Need That Never Goes Away" [Aug. 18, Page 1] and feel for the Ray family. We too lost a beloved niece at a young age whose organs were donated. However, I write to encourage a focus on living donations. Partly due to the legacy...
  • Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation

    Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation
    No one looks forward to having "the talk," whether the uncomfortable topic is plans for older parents, wishes about end-of-life care or even one that can save lives — organ donation. "And nobody likes to have that discussion; it's an awful...
  • Man Airlifted To Hospital After Ladder Accident

    COVENTRY — A man was airlifted to Hartford Hospital after he fell off a ladder Friday afternoon, a fire official said. The accident was reported from a house on West Shore Drive about 1:15 p.m., said Capt. Sean Brierley. The house is near...