Health & Well-Being

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Researchers Look at Sleep Quality in Black and Hispanic Women of Childbearing Age

The research will serve as the foundation for future health promotion programs to address sleep quality

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UConn Adopting Okanagan Charter, Commits to Health Promoting Practices

'More than ever before, stakeholders see the interconnectedness of equity, sustainability, health, and student success'

A woman wearing a pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness meets with a physician.

UConn Professor to Study Impact of Social Factors on Accelerated Aging in Breast Cancer Survivors

Despite progress, a disproportionate burden of cancer continues for many people disadvantaged by social, political, and environmental systems

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Advancing Approaches to Physical Therapy

From early mobilization to using neuroscience for physical rehabilitation, Daniele Piscitelli is helping patients and the field of physical therapy move forward

Maria B. Antony ’19 (CLAS/CAHNR) walks along the paved pathway around the pond at the lower campus of UConn Health.

In Fine Feather

Birdwatching is more than just a hobby for UConn School of Medicine student

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Exploring the Links Between Stigma, Drug Use, and HIV Vulnerability

HDFS Assistant Professor Raymond L. Moody has been awarded a five-year grant to investigate risk factors among Hispanic and Latino sexual minority men

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Heat Mitigation Improves Worker Safety and the Bottom Line

Climate change is a major factor in laborer safety. A new study from UConn's Korey Stringer Institute shows how heat mitigation can help keep workers safe and productive

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Podcast: Bilingual Tool to Spot Signs of MS Earlier

UConn Health Multiple Sclerosis Center director: Overcoming cultural barriers can greatly improve patients' trajectory

Medical imaging of four optic nerves that have been crushed.

Seeing a Path to Nerve Regeneration

'This opens a whole new novel realm of research. It could help glaucoma and other types of nerve damage'

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Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence in Connecticut Designated at UConn Health

UConn Health is now one of only 57 Centers of Excellence nationwide designated by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America to help patients and their families living with this rare genetic disease