UConn Health Minute: RSV Vaccine
RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms but children and older adults may experience more serious symptoms and need to be hospitalized. As UConn Health’s head of infection prevention Dr. David Banach explains, there is now a vaccine available to help protect adults over 60 who may be more vulnerable […]
UConn Health Minute: Weight Loss Meds – Concerns for Older Adults
Diabetes medications that are also being used for weight loss are in high demand. But as UConn Health endocrinologist Parvathy Madhavan explains, there are some specific concerns you need to be aware of when using these meds – especially if you’re an older adult.
Thank You NICU!
Since its founding in 1975, the Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UConn Health has cared for thousands of babies in the region. Erin McEwen is one of them. She was born more than two months premature and spent the first several weeks of her life in our NICU. Erin now works here as […]
UConn Health Minute: Urgent Care vs Emergency Department
In the heat of the moment when you’re sick or have been injured, it can be hard to decide whether you should go to the emergency department or urgent care. Dr. Hynes Birmingham, medical director of UConn Health’s Urgent Care Centers, offers expert guidance to help you make the right choice.
Exercise Enthusiast Back at the Gym Following Successful Augmented Reality Spinal Surgery
Augmented reality spinal surgery – a minimally invasive procedure performed by UConn Health’s Dr. Isaac Moss – got him back to the gym with minimal pain and downtime.
UConn Health Minute: Equitable Health Care
LGBTQ+ people frequently avoid health care because they experience discrimination. As internal medicine physician Ivan Stanford describes, UConn Health not only offers a variety of services but a welcoming, accessible environment for LGBTQ+ patients.
UConn Health Minute: Melanoma
More people are developing melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, than ever before. As UConn Health dermatologist and Mohs surgeon Dr. Maritza Perez explains, having regular skin exams is key in helping to find and remove the melanoma before it becomes lethal.
Set Up for Success: UConn Health Nurtures Research Careers
Vanessa Scanlon is on the faculty of UConn Health after receiving her undergraduate degree from UConn and her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from UConn Health