Health & Well-Being

Elsio Wunder, assistant professor of pathobiology at his lab.

UConn Researcher Confronts a Neglected Disease

'We are creating all the perfect conditions for the number of cases to grow'

Dr. Amanda Ulrich, OB/GYN, Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (MIGS), Dr. Jessie Jones, MIGS Fellow, Dr. Danielle Luciano, Director MIGS, Dr. Wesley Nilsson, recently graduated MIGS fellow, after first Sonata treatment.

UConn Health Is the First and Only in Connecticut to Offer Innovative New Procedure to Treat Uterine Fibroids

Since being the first patient in the state to undergo the Sonata® treatment, Jamie Sanchez marks her first Fibroid Awareness Month with no suffering from symptoms of uterine fibroids

Dr. Thomas Taylor, Dr. Karolina Migus, Dr. Carl Driscoll (University of Maryland), Dr. Thomas Jordan (SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium), Dr. John Agar, Dr. Shivani Survana, Dr. Paul Sim, and Dr. Greg Tao in front of the clinic in Sitka, Alaska June 2023

A Service Trip of a Lifetime

UConn dental faculty, residents have delivered over 800 dentures to native Americans in Alaska since 1997

A plate of sugar kelp prepared for a meal.

Seaweed: The Superfood Frontier – Weighing the Many Benefits and Potential Risks

This overlooked food source has many benefits that can be fully realized with the help of safety regulations to reduce potential hazards

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UConn Health Selected by CMS to Guide an Improved Patient Experience for those Living with Dementia

UConn is first health system in Connecticut to pilot the national GUIDE Model Program for patients with dementia and their caregivers for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

A woman and man hike through woods, with a warning sign about ticks on the trail ahead of them.

Tick Bite? Don’t Panic

UConn Health’s Dr. Henry M. Feder Jr. on what to expect — and what to question — this tick season

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Podcast: Listen to Your Limbs

UConn Health’s Dr. Justin D’Addario discusses measures that can be taken to improve poor circulation and ultimately avoid the need for amputation

Two instructors leading a discussion with correction workers in a classroom setting

Improving Workplace Conditions: ‘For Staff, by Staff’

UConn Health experts and correction officers advance HITEC well-being program

Long COVID word cloud on a white background.

Clearly Defining ‘Long COVID’

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

An older woman eats a meager meal alone.

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