RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Saint Francis Care

Saint Francis Care
A collection of news and information related to Saint Francis Care published by this site and its partners.

Top Saint Francis Care Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Retired Nun Brings Comforting Touch To St. Francis NICU

    Retired Nun Brings Comforting Touch To St. Francis NICU
    Sister Loretta Mann might have retired, but she hasn't left the life of service to which she made a vow in 1948 when she entered the sisterhood of St. Francis. Sister Loretta, 85, spends three days a week in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of St....
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • 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...
  • Groups Partner To Promote Asylum Hill Community

    HARTFORD - In an effort to strengthen the Asylum Hill community, the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association and Leadership Greater Hartford are joining forces. The neighborhood association, which is a community organization that aims to improve the quality...
  • Nurse Should Not Have Been Forced Out

    St. Francis Hospital is so guilty of wrongdoing in the firing of Annemarie Morrissey [Aug. 16, Connecticut, "Nurse Sues St. Francis Over Losing Job"]. She used her nursing expertise to help save a patient's life by modifying his pacemaker wire. And...
  • Man With Gunshot Wound Dropped Off At Hartford Firehouse

    HARTFORD — A gunshot victim was dropped off at a city firehouse Tuesday morning, police said. The man, who is 33, suffered a gunshot wound to the left, Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said. The wound is not life-threatening, Foleys said. The man...
  • Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer

    Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer
    HARTFORD — The mother of an 18-year old Hartford teen who was taken to St. Francis Hospital Tuesday after he was shot by a police Taser during what police described as a "group disturbance" said Wednesday that she intended to file a complaint...
  • Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting

     Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting
    WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
  • UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died

    UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died
    The biggest moment in UConn football history might have been when the Huskies ran onto the field for the 2011 Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma. A moment within the moment was pretty big, too. Senior wide receiver Kashif Moore, now with the Pittsburgh...
  • New Safety Standards Proposed For Car Seats To Protect Children In Side-Impact Crashes

    New Safety Standards Proposed For Car Seats To Protect Children In Side-Impact Crashes
    Statistics are prompting change on the road. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), side-impact car crashes kill at least five small children and leave about 60 with serious injuries...
  • Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse

    Teresa P. deKowzan, nurse
    Teresa P. deKowzan, a registered nurse who during her 35-year career at Mercy Medical Center was supervisor of the delivery room and served as a mentor to young nurses, died Saturday of breast cancer at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 90....