We're Learning More About Concussions
WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Oct. 10, 2013
Dr. Matthew Hall, sports medicine physician, joins “Mornings With Ray Dunaway” for a discussion about concussions in light of the recent documentary and book about how the NFL handled data on head injuries to its players.
WTIC Radio, Oct.7, 2013
Karen Gallucci, clinical psychologist at the UConn Health Center, comments on postpartum depression in a report from the WTIC 1080 News at 2 p.m. with John Silva.
Where Are We with Human Genome Sequencing?
WTIC Radio, Oct. 3, 2013
Brenton Graveley, UConn Health Center professor of genetics and developmental biology, joins “Mornings With Ray Dunaway” on WTIC NewsTalk 1080 to discuss the progress of medicine as it relates to the sequencing of the human genome.
Preserving the Possibility of Motherhood After Cancer
Hartford Courant, Sept. 28, 2013
Up until a few years ago, freezing fertilized embryos was by far the more successful of the two cryopreservation options. But with the development of a freezing technique known as vitrification, that's changed, said Dr. John C. Nulsen, director and a lead physician at UConn's Center for Advanced Reproductive Services.
UConn Bringing Health Services to Storrs Center
Associated Press, Sept. 28, 2013
The school's board of trustees this week approved spending $858,000 for a full-service dental clinic that will open in the center in February with five exam rooms.”There has never been the availability of dental services at the school's infirmary,” said Dr. Steven M. Lepowsky, chairman of UConn's Division of General Dentistry. “Over the years we've had a lot of students as well as staff and faculty travel from Storrs to Farmington for care, which isn't always the most convenient thing.”
Heart Health the Focus of Women’s Health Breakfast
West Hartford News, Sept. 27, 2013
The breakfast will be hosted by Bruce Liang, MD, director of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center and the Ray Neag Distinguished Professor of Vascular Biology. The featured guest speaker will be Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, MD, FAHA, professor of cell biology and the Linda and David Roth Chair of Cardiovascular Research at the UConn Health Center and a fellow at the American Heart Association.
Flu’s Coming, Get a Shot
Hartford Courant, Sept. 26, 2013
Dr. Laura Haynes, at the University of Connecticut Health Center, said older people are more susceptible both to getting the flu and to developing flu-related complications. “Secondary bacterial pneumonia is really common and quite deadly,” she said. “Stroke is a very common occurrence and there are more cardiac events for older folks.”