| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The American Lung Association of the Northeast has recently appointed several new board members to their Connecticut Leadership Board. Helaine F. Bertsch, M.D., of Avon, is among those who have dedicated themselves to the Lung Association's mission to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question.
Researchers at the Breast Center...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:08 AM
A glance at Susan Callison's outfit shows nothing out of the ordinary other than black sleeves that could easily be her style statement, and a sort of half-glove that wraps around her right thumb.
In fact, much of her body is wrapped in compression...
| Sep 30, 2012
A diagnosis of breast cancer often leads to a treatment plan that includes surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation and frequent check-ups. As the treatment takes place over time, a routine develops. But what happens — and what should a patient do...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short will bring his comedy concert, "A Musical Evening of Comedy" to Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 13
The show will benefit the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:21 PM
The technology exists to make auto, home and jet fuel from sunlight and water, but Caltech professor Harry Gray told an audience this week that the United States lacks the will and money to accelerate the use of alternative sources of energy.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Caltech President Jean-Lou Chameau this week announced that he will leave his position at the end of the school year to head up a science and tech-focused university in Saudi Arabia.
Chameau, who will be leading the newly formed King Abdullah University...
| Jun 23, 2010
As a boy, Ophni Davis dreamed of becoming a doctor. Instead, he became a barber. But he still considers it his job to look after people's welfare.
So if a man who looks about the right age comes into his Blue Hills Avenue salon in Hartford, Connecticut,...
| Oct 24, 2008
Race for the Courageous
Saturday, September 20, 2008
5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
All proceeds go directly to Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center, & the Thrivers' Garden, supported by the Caputo Family and Friends. The Helen & Harry Gray Cancer...