Health Center in the News – February 2013

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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