Health & Well-Being

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UConn Partnership with East Hartford Public Schools Celebrates First Year

UConn WSCC team marks productive year of improving health and well-being of school children with CDC visit

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$10 Million USDA Poultry Sustainability Grant Making Progress on All Initiatives

With an eye to safeguarding animal, human, and environmental health, the multi-institution project is improving broiler production by relying on environmentally friendly approaches and no antibiotics

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Relationship Study Says Parental Acceptance in Childhood Predicts Ability to Forgive as Adults

'Your childhood rejection experiences can bully you for the rest of your life'

UConn Health Using AI for Early Identification of Lung Cancer

UConn Health has implemented an Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) system to assist with the identification, management, and treatment of patients with lung cancer.

A Legacy of Vaccine Innovations

In honor of World Vaccine Day and CAHNR’s 10th Anniversary of Health, take a moment to learn about some of the College’s contributions to ensuring public health through the development of novel vaccines and vaccine research

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Delicious Medicine: UConn Extension and Danbury’s Food Farmacy

UConn Extension nutrition experts are helping hundreds of shoppers use food as medicine and learn about healthy cooking

Dr. Nicole Gavin sits with her patients, mom Shana Suarez and baby daughter Dallas.

Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Miracle Baby

Shana Suarez was blessed with a miracle baby after years of trying. A life-threatening condition becoming more common in mothers brought her to the Maternal Fetal Medicine team at UConn Health

First in Connecticut: Ischemic Stroke Survivors Have Renewed Hope with the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device Now Available at UConn Health

Dr. Christopher Connor, neurosurgeon at UConn Health’s Brain and Spine Institute was the first to use the MicroTransponder®, Inc.’s Vivistim® Paired VNS™ System, an FDA-approved, breakthrough technology for stroke survivors experiencing ongoing hand and arm impairment

Lily Zhong and her poster "Cardiovascular interventions may provide differential benefits by patients' frailty"

Lily Zhong’s American Geriatrics Society Award ‘Unprecedented’

2nd straight year a UConn medical student wins Edward Henderson Student Award

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Ask UConn Extension: Tips to Stop Bugging Out on the Trails

Enjoying Connecticut's trails doesn't have to include a bite from ticks, mosquitoes, or stinging insects