2013 Health Center Headlines

December 2013

December 29, 2013
UConn Professor Leading New Journal on Health Disparities

December 23, 2013
Mandatory Helmets for Snowboarding? 

 

December 23, 2013
Safety on the Slopes Video Icon

December 23, 2013
Scrambling Toward Christmas with Sad Songs, Oscar Isaac, and Tight Flights 

 

December 22, 2013
Avoiding Holiday Overindulgence 

 

December 19, 2013
Do Vitamin Pills Actually Do Anything? 

December 19, 2013
What to Make of Suggested New Guidelines for Managing Blood Pressure? 

December 18, 2013
Blood Pressure Guidelines Can Be Loosened, Panel Says

December 18, 2013
U.S. Report Ranks State High for Whooping Cough Protection

December 18, 2013
Connecticut Hospitals Missing Newborn Screening Deadlines

December 11, 2013
UConn Doctor Helps in Philippines Following Typhoon Haiyan

December 10, 2013
Experts Develop Autism Guidelines for Use Statewide

December 9, 2013
Tips on Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Video Icon

December 6, 2013
Using CT Scans to Screen for Lung Cancer  Video Icon

November 2013

November 25, 2013
In Pregnancy, What’s Worse? Cigarettes or the Nicotine Patch? 

November 22, 2013
Going, Going, Gone… The Changing and Often Controversial World of Youth Sports in Connecticut  Video Icon

November 21, 2013
Treating Trauma Before Anger Gets Teens in Trouble

November 21, 2013
Aspirin and Coffee to Reduce Heart Disease Risk? 

November 20, 2013
Free Fertility Assessments at UConn Health Center Video Icon

November 18, 2013
UConn Doctor Helping in Philippines

November 15, 2013
What to Know About Whooping Cough 

November 11, 2013
UConn Health Center Introduces Lung Cancer Screening Program Video Icon

November 11, 2013
Officials: Expansion at UConn Health Center in Farmington Creates Jobs for Region

November 10, 2013
Flu Update 

November 10, 2013
Career Ladder: Kim Hackett

November 3, 2013
Don’t Fall Behind by Neglecting Sleep 

November 3, 2013
City Resident Takes Home Coveted Construction Award

November 1, 2013
Flaxseed May Reduce Blood Pressure, Early Findings Show

October 2013

October 31, 2013
Trick or Treat: Battling Childhood Obesity 

October 29, 2013
Poison Control Center Ready for Halloween Health Scares Video Icon

October 29, 2013
Pyloric Stenosis: What Is It and How Common Is It? Video Icon

October 28, 2013
Halloween Hazards Video Icon

October 25, 2013
Rx Take Back Day 

October 24, 2013
Tainted Heroin Alert from CT Poison Control 

October 22, 2013
Probiotics? OK, What Are They?

October 21, 2013
Desperate for a Good Night’s Sleep? Putting a Red Bulb in Your Bedside Lamp Might Do the Trick

October 20, 2013
The State of Primary Care 

October 17, 2013
Primary Care Week 

October 14, 2013
Dental Care Leads to Free Breast Cancer Screening Video Icon

October 14, 2013
Laser Imaging Device Makes No-cut Biopsies Possible

October 13, 21013
Antibiotic Resistance 

October 12, 2013
UConn Physician-Scientist Wins Patent for Bioengineered ACL 

October 10, 2013
We’re Learning More About Concussions 

October 9, 2013
Postpartum Depression’s Effect on Behavior 

October 7, 2013
Postpartum Depression 

October 4, 2013
Think Like a Doctor: A Green Heart Solved

October 3, 2013
Think Like a Doctor: A Green Heart

October 3, 2013
Where Are We with Human Genome Sequencing? 

September 2013

September 28, 2013
Preserving the Possibility of Motherhood After Cancer

September 28, 2013
2013 South Park 5K 

September 28, 2013
UConn Bringing Health Services from Farmington to New Center in Storrs, Transforming Downtown

September 27, 2013
Heart Health the Focus of Women’s Health Breakfast at Pond House Cafe

September 27, 2013
Free Dental Clinic Set for Saturday in Hartford

September 26, 2013
Flu’s Coming, Get a Shot, Say Federal and State Health Officials

September 18, 2013
The Best Foods for Clear Skin

September 16, 2013
CT’s workplace illness rates outpace national avg.

September 16, 2013
Empowering Patient/Physician Relationships Video Icon

September 16, 2013
The Advantages of Using Frozen Donated Eggs Video Icon

September 15, 2013
Studying Hypertension in Older Patients 

September 15, 2013
Alzheimer’s Update 

September 5, 2013
MRI Study Finds Depression-Related Brain Changes in Dementia Patients

September 4, 2013
State’s Quest to Be ‘On the Bioscience Map’ Progresses
Malloy, Lawmakers Defend Investment in Bioscience
Malloy Touts Bioscience Investments at Health Center
Gov. Malloy Signs New Legislation Boosting Bioscience

September 2, 2013
CT Occupational Illness Rate Outpaces National Average 

August 2013

August 30, 2013
NFL Settles Concussion Lawsuit 

August 30, 2013
As UConn Builds More Labs, Research Funding Shrinks

August 29, 2013
UConn report: CT Workplace Illness Rate High

August 28, 2013
Beer Ads Break Industry’s Own Guidelines

August 25, 2013
Back to School Sleep Schedule 

August 25, 2013
Fall Sports Injury Prevention 

August 22, 2013
UConn Scientist Working on a New Way to Repair Knees

August 17, 2013
Patients, Doctors Lining Up for Medical Marijuana Certification

August 15, 2013
Beer Ads During Basketball Games Show Industry Self-regulation Doesn’t Work, UConn Study Says

August 15, 2013
Study Finds Beer Industry Violates Own Ad Standards 

August 6, 2013
Leo Lefrançois, UConn Researcher, Dies in Italy

August 6, 2013
Jackson Lab, UConn Scientists Secure $3.2 Million Grant

August 1, 2013
Fast Forward: Para-athlete Brett Sloan Is More Active Than Ever

July 2013

July 30, 2013
St. Francis, UConn Expand Residency Program

July 28, 2013
Skin Cancer Awareness, Prevention

July 25, 2013
Update on Cyclosporiasis (Stomach Bug) 

July 22, 2013
Managing Hypertension Video Icon

July 22, 2013
Individuals with PTSD Top List of Those Registered for Medical Marijuana

July 16, 2013
Alzheimer’s Care and the ‘Secondary Patient’

July 16, 2013
Dr. Anthony Alessi: Ultrasound Technology Aids Athletes’ Recovery

July 15, 2013
Athletes: Take Care in the Summer Heat

July 13, 2013
Teaching Sports Medicine in Haiti 

July 11, 2013
Coast to Coast riders Halfway Home 

July 10, 2013
UConn Announces First Faculty Appointment with Jackson Lab, a Mathematician-Biologist

July 8, 2013
Jackson Laboratory Woos Top Scientists to Farmington

July 8, 2013
High-Tech Tool to Detect Melanoma Video Icon

July 4, 2013
Bug Bites Beware Video Icon

June 2013

June 27, 2013
Bioscience Connecticut Year One Progress Report

June 27, 2013
One Year Later: An Update on Bioscience Connecticut and Its Impact on the UConn Health Center Since Groundbreaking

June 25, 2013
Sun Protective Clothing Video Icon

June 25, 2013
New Program Blends Faith, Science to Help Black Women Lose Weight

June 25, 2013
In Esophageal Cancer, Adenocarcinoma Rates Increased Over Four Decades

June 24, 2013
Managing Stress Video Icon

June 23, 2013
2013 Coast to Coast for a Cure

June 20, 2013
Local Physicians Discuss Challenges, Need for Primary Care Reform

June 18, 2013
Connecticut Residents Happy But Stressed, Says New UConn/Courant Poll

June 16, 2013
Doctor at UConn Health Center Hopes to Treat Pot Users

June 14, 2013
West Hartford Woman Named a ‘Healthcare Hero’

June 13, 2013
Patents on Human Genes?

June 13, 2013
Stem Cell Grants Target Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Cancer

June 12, 2013
Gearing Up for Coast to Coast for a Cure

June 11, 2013
Dr. Tom DeBerardino Talks Yankees and Red Sox Injuries

June 10, 2013
Top Health Threats to Men and How to Avoid Them Video Icon

June 7, 2013
Melafind 3D Imaging Video Icon

June 5, 2013
Summer Sports Injuries

June 4, 2013
Exploring Impact of Electronic Cigs Video Icon

June 4, 2013
Omnibus Policy Bill Ends Health Program Launched by Former Gov. Rell

June 2, 2013
Summer Sun Safety

May 2013

May 30, 2013
Staying Healthy in the Heat

May 30, 2013
Calls for Tougher Rules for Sunscreen Makers

Blumenthal Urges Consumers to Learn Sunscreen Facts Video Icon

Blumenthal: Sunscreen Industry ‘Has Blocked More Truth Than Sun’ Video Icon

May 28, 2013
Averting the Devastating Effects of Stroke Video Icon

May 28, 2013
Pump It Up: Sun, Supplements and Sustenance Are Key to Vitamin D

May 27, 2013
Melanoma Awareness Video Icon

May 24, 2013
Gill Named New Conn. Chief Medical Examiner

May 23, 2013
Are Alcoholism and Addiction in Our Blood?

May 23, 2013
Calhoun Joins Activists & Lawmakers In Call For Chemical Monitoring

May 23, 2013
Scholarship Recipient Graduates

May 22, 2013
Doctor Speaks on Harmful Effects of Marijuana

May 22, 2013
More on Childhood Vaccines

May 22, 2013 5
Modern-Day Health Woes, Solved

May 19, 2013 
Update on MS Research in Connecticut

May 16, 2013
Special Report: Possible Link Between Light Pollution & Cancer Video Icon

May 15, 2013
Jackson Lab Hires 7th Principal Investigator for Conn. Institute

May 15, 2013
Jackson Labs Uses Genomics to Become Economic Engine

May 15, 2013
Drunk Driving: Why Is MADD Among Critics of Lower Alcohol Limit?

May 14, 2013
Preventive Mastectomy

May 13, 2013
Tips for a Pain-free Spring Video Icon

May 13, 2013
How Formula Could Increase Breast-feeding Rates

May 12, 2013
7,000 Get Degrees at UConn Over Weekend

May 9, 2013
Expired Baby Formula Found in Stores

May 8, 2013
Skincare Tips for Melanoma Awareness Month Video Icon

May 6, 2013
White Coat Gala raises $1.2 million

May 2, 2013
Update on Diabetes Research

May 1, 2013
A Generation Later, Dr. Winston Campbell Delivers Zipadelli Kin

April 2013

April 29, 2013
Common Habits That Harm Your Teeth Video Icon

April 28, 2013
Free State Resource for Expectant Parents with Questions 

April 25, 2013
Yale Study: Placentas Can Predict Autism Risk

April 24, 2013
Jackson Lab Researchers Say Molecule Could Help Leukemia Treatment

April 24, 2013
Plainville Celebrates School Mentor Program

April 23, 2013
Coping with Aftermath of Violence

April 22, 2013
A Different Route: New Techniques Offer Options for Varicosities

April 22, 2013
Does Going ‘All Natural’ Keep Us Healthier?

April 21, 2013
UConn Holds Annual ‘White Coat Gala’

April 21, 2013
Bombings Bring Back Bad Memories

April 18, 2013
Lots of Shots, but Kids Need’em

April 17, 2013
ER’s Role in Mass Casualty Events

April 15, 2013
Spring Sports Injury Prevention Video Icon

April 15, 2013
Cardiac Wars

April 14, 2013
Bladder Cancer Awareness

April 11, 2013
Zipadelli Quadruplet Has Baby, Delivered by Same Doctor

April 11, 2013
Hospitals Debate Malloy Budget, Safety Rankings

April 10, 2013
State, UConn to Create Mental Health Claims Tool

April 9, 2013
For Better Mental Health Coverage, Help with the Paperwork

April 9, 2013
CT Develops Claims Tool Kit for Mental Health Treatment

April 4, 2013
The Enormous Cost of Dementia Care

April 4, 2013
UConn Researchers Look at Blood Pressure Link to Brain Decline

March 2013

March 25, 2013
Study Looks at Blood Pressure’s Role in Aging of the Brain

March 18, 2013
It’s Poison Prevention Week  Radio Icon

March 13, 2013
The Fight Against Colon Cancer Video Icon

March 11, 2013
UConn Dental Student Creates Video Campaign Video Icon

March 7, 2013
Tips on Preventing Snow Clean Up Injuries 

March 5, 2013
Whooping Cough on the Rise 

March 5, 2013
Health and Wellness: Sickle Cell 

March 3, 2013
Turning It Down: Cities Combat Light Pollution by Going Dim 

March 3, 2013
Introducing 3D Mammography 

March 2013
A UConn Health Center Expansion Primer

February 2013

February 26, 2013
Treating Concussions in High School Athletes 

February 25, 2013
Experts Disagree on How Violent Video Games Affect Children

February 22, 2013
A Relationship Doty Deeply Valued Off the Court

February 15, 2013
Surgery Doesn’t Stop Couple’s Wedding Day 

February 12, 2013
Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 

February 9, 2013
Tips to Avoid Storm-related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 

February 7, 2013
Heart Disease Still the No. 1 Killer of Women 

January 2013

January 31, 2013
Small Survivors: A Local Look at the Evolution of Care for Premature Infants

January 13, 2013
Study Says OK to Be Fat? Don’t Be Fooled 

January 9, 2013
Dr. D. on RGIII 

January 7. 2013
Flu Season Update 

January 7, 2013
Knee Injuries in Light of RGIII 

January 6, 2013
Freedom From Smoking Returns to UConn Health Center

January 2, 2013
Sandy Hook Survivors Head Back to School 

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