Health Center in the News – February 2013

Health Center in the News
Health Center experts are interviewed about concussions, violent video games, carbon monoxide dangers, heart disease and more.


Treating Concussions in High School Athletes

Aired on WILI-AM, Feb. 26, 2013

Dr. Thomas Trojian, director of the UConn Health Center’s Injury Prevention and Sports Outreach Programs, joins Wayne Norman on WILI-AM to discuss concussions in high school sports.

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Public Hearing on Bill To Limit Access to Violent Video Games

Hartford Courant, Feb. 25, 2013

“Every study can be argued in two different directions,” said David Greenfield, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Connecticut and founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. He argues that violent video games do pose a danger to young people.

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A Relationship Caroline Doty Deeply Valued Off the Court

Hartford Courant, Feb. 22, 2013

Dr. [Robert] Arciero sent me a text Thursday to apologize for not being able to make Senior Day, which meant a lot. He and Dr. [Thomas] Trojian have been unbelievable support for me, taking care of me, making sure I was as functional as I could be [on the court].”

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Surgery Doesn’t Stop Couple’s Wedding Day

Aired on NBC CT, Feb. 15, 2013

Rather than move his wedding date until after his discharge, a patient in recovery from major surgery keeps the date and gets married in the UConn Health Center chapel.

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

FOX CT “Morning Extra” Feb.12, 2013

Amy Hanoian-Fontana talks about carbon monoxide poisoning: the symptoms to be aware of and prevention tips. You can call the Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222 to report poisonings or get treatment advice from poison specialists.

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Go Red for Women

Aired on WDRC-FM, WDRC-AM, WWCO-AM, WSNG-AM, WMMW-AM, Feb. 10, 2013

Dr. Peter Schulman discusses women’s heart health with DRC-FM’s Jerry Kristafer in advance of the Go Red for Women luncheon.

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Heart Disease Still the No. 1 Killer of Women

Aired on NBC CT, Feb. 7, 2013

Dr. Mike Summerer, chief executive officer of John Dempsey Hospital, discusses women’s heart health with NBC CT’s Kerri-Lee Mayland in advance of the Go Red for Women luncheon.

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