Health & Well-Being

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Clearly Defining ‘Long COVID’

UConn Health Disparities Institute Director Linda Sprague Martinez contributes to consensus definition

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Gray Divorce Puts Women at Greater Risk of Food Insecurity

American women who divorce after 50 have an increased likelihood of experience food insecurity, according to new UConn research

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Feel Your Best Self Wins Telly Award for the Second Straight Year

The educational online toolkit that helps children cope with big emotions won a silver award in the Education and Training – Online category

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Bird Flu and Milk: What You Need to Know from UConn Dairy Safety Expert Dennis D’Amico

While cases have not been detected in Connecticut yet, D'Amico answers common questions about the safety of milk products

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Podcast: BEFAST to Save Brain From Stroke

3 experts from UConn Health's Stroke Center on recognizing, reacting to, treating, and recovering from stroke

Kumbar Team

Revolutionizing Nerve Damage Treatment

For UConn Professor Sangamesh Kumbar, peripheral nerve regeneration could hold the key to a new future in injury treatment and pain management.

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Early Take on Bird Flu

While we learn more, UConn Health’s Dr. David Banach considers general public health risk low, for now

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Emergency Room Visits for Self-Harm Skyrocket

Between 2011 and 2020, an increase of nearly 19%

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Improving Equity by Improving Access

Dispensary of Hope at UConn Health Pharmacy makes prescription drugs more attainable

Nancy Kirkiles-Smith ’85 (CLAS) ’96 (CAHNR)

CAHNR Alum Nancy Kirkiles-Smith Rediscovers Passion for Nutrition with Weekend Kitchen

Combining her knowledge of immunology and nutrition, Nancy Kirkiles-Smith helps people see that living by the adage "you are what you eat" can also be a lot of fun