Holiday Health Hazards
Aired on NBC Connecticut, Dec. 24, 2012
Winter holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends, but many experience health problems during this time of year. Dr. Runjhun Misra, internal medicine at the UConn Health Center, discusses how to stay healthy during the holidays on NBC Connecticut’s 11 a.m. news show.
Scientists to Seek Clues to Violence in Genome of Gunman in Newtown
New York Times, Dec. 24, 2012
In a move likely to renew a longstanding ethical controversy, UConn geneticists are quietly making plans to study the DNA of Adam Lanza, 20, who killed 20 children and seven adults in Newtown, Conn. Their work will be an effort to discover biological clues to extreme violence.
A Visit from Dr. Misra
Aired on WDRC-AM, WWCO-AM, WSNG-AM and WMMW-AM, Dec. 11, 2012
Dr. Runjhun Misra, a third-year primary care resident at the UConn Health Center, joins Brad Davis and Mary Jones on The Talk of Connecticut to discuss health matters such as preventive medicine, men’s health, and end-of-life decisions.
Dr. Tom Talks A-Rod’s Hip Injury
Aired on ESPN Radio 97.9-FM and 1300-AM, Dec. 4, 2012
Dr. Thomas DeBerardino, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, explains hip ailments such as those affecting Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees.
Addressing the Primary Care Physician Shortage
Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Dec. 5, 2012
On WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Dr. Rebecca Andrews, associate director of the UConn School of Medicine’s Internal Medicine Residency Program, discusses how the UConn Health Center is encouraging medical students to pursue primary care careers.
On-the-Job Illness in Connecticut Declining but Still High
The Connecticut Mirror, Nov. 30, 2012
“The takeaway message is even though things are getting better, this is still a lot of cases and we need to keep concentrating how to improve prevention,” said Tim Morse, professor emeritus at the University of Connecticut Health Center, who wrote the report with Paula Schenck, director of indoor environment and health programs at the health center.