Health Center in the News – Late April 2013

Free State Resource for Expectant Parents with Questions

WTIC Radio, April 28, 2013

Genetic Counselor Sharon Lavigne joins “Face Connecticut” with Sam Gingerella to discuss the Connecticut Pregnancy Exposure Information Service as a community resource for expectant families.

Listen to the broadcast >
Audio icon


A Different Route: New Techniques Offer Options for Varicosities

Stamford Advocate, April 22, 2013

Varicose veins affect the superficial system, located directly under the skin, said Dr. Michael Dahn, a professor of surgery and director of the vascular fellowship program at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.

Read more >


Coping with Aftermath of Violence

WTIC Radio, April 23, 2013

WTIC 1080 News reports on dealing with the after-effects of violence and features perspective from Damion Grasso, assistant professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the UConn Health Center.

Listen to the broadcast >
Audio icon


Does Going ‘All Natural’ Keep Us Healthier?

WNPR, The Colin McEnroe Show, April 22, 2013

Dr. Ana Maria Verissimo with the Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine at the UConn School of Medicine, joins Colin McEnroe in a discussion on birth, death and medicine.

Listen to the broadcast >
Audio icon


UConn Holds Annual ‘White Coat Gala’

Hartford Courant, April 21, 2013

It may have been called the “White Coat Gala” but exactly who the doctors were was pretty much a guess because of the black tie dress code at the University of Connecticut Foundation party Saturday at the Connecticut Convention Center.

Read more >


Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

Hartford Courant, April 21, 2013

“The most immediate threat to our survival is if someone else is attempting to attack us,” said Julian Ford, a psychologist at UConn. “It’s clearly a very biologically hard-wired instinct to survive and protect.”

Read more >


Lots of Shots, but Kids Need’em

WTIC Radio, April 18, 2013

Dr. Ashley Casserino, UConn Health Center pediatrician, joins WTIC NewsTalk 1080′s “Mornings with Ray Dunaway” to discuss childhood immunizations in light of the latest study to show no link between the vaccines and autism.

Listen to the broadcast >
Audio icon


Follow the UConn Health Center on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.