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Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute Physician-in-Chief Dr. Mark Alberts on the DAWN study that is changing the way stroke is treated across the country and across Hartford HealthCare.

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DAWN Protocols are Revolutionizing Stroke Treatment and Care

DAWN is a groundbreaking study that is changing the way doctors are treating people who have had strokes. Dr. Mark Alberts is the physician-in-chief at the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute with details. Q.  What do these protocols mean for stroke patients?  A.  This new study (called the DAWN Trial [...]

New Healthcare Services Unveiled in Southington

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) cut the ribbon on its new health center at 462 Queen Street in Southington on Wednesday, officially introducing a wide range of services including primary care, endocrinology, Center for Healthy Aging, rehabilitation and neurosciences. “This health center acts as a one-stop-shop with quick, convenient access and a [...]

This Is the Second Leading Cause of Cancer Death in Men

By Stephen Yu, MD Urologist, Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men in the United States. It is also the second leading cause of death from cancer in men. Nearly all prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas. Adenocarcinomas start in [...]

New Wound Care Center Opens at HOCC

Some of the most serious medical issues can start as a tiny cut on the heel or toe. For patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, obesity, or high cholesterol, a small abrasion can quickly turn into a serious wound, resulting in loss of mobility, intense pain, and in the [...]

MidState, HOCC Add Latest 3D Mammography Imaging

MidState Medical Center and The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) are the latest Hartford HealthCare organizations to add the leading-edge 3D mammography technology. For patients and providers, 3D mammography can provide clearer views of suspicious masses, improve diagnosis and reduce unnecessary testing. Although 3D mammography has been around for years, [...]

New Breast Program Director: Changing the Post-Diagnosis Experience

Finding out you have breast cancer can be overwhelming. Finding out you need to contact and make appointments with several experts in different locations after you’ve been diagnosed only makes it more difficult. Dr. Camelia Lawrence has a vision and a plan to change everything about the post-diagnosis process. “We [...]

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