Health & Well-Being

A doctor in a white lab coat speaks with a patient in her office.

Rudd Center Launches ‘Supportive Obesity Care’ Website

Resource is designed to help clinicians provide supportive care to patients of all body sizes

Four bottles of a dietary supplement containing the potentially dangerous ingredient tianeptine.

Known as ‘Gas Station Heroin,’ Tianeptine is Being Sold as a Dietary Supplement – with Deadly Outcomes

The synthetic drug has been linked to addiction, seizures, kidney damage, and death

A colorful and healthy assortment of fruits and vegetables arranged in the shape of a heart

Keep Your Daily Diet and Kitchen Heart Healthy!

February is American Heart Month. The experts at UConn Health want to help you learn how to eat and cook heart healthy all year round.

A woman cooks in her kitchen while consulting her phone for information on healthy choices.

UConn Professor Launches Online Evidence-Based Weight Loss Intervention

This evidence-based method gives participants sustainable options and a supportive community in the face of restrictive or extreme fad diets

A college student and teacher stand at the front of a classroom, facing a group of elementary students sitting on the floor and raising their hands.

Twenty Years of Nutrition and Physical Education in Connecticut’s Communities

UConn Husky Nutrition & Sport, a merger of two SNAP-Ed programs, launches new website and sets high goals for its next phase of community and campus engagement

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Soft Open for The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health

Neurology first to arrive; cranial neurosurgery, comprehensive spine, and imaging to follow in the coming months

Digitizing Dentures

How UConn’s prosthodontists use digital technology for better patient outcomes and an enhanced learning experience

BMT at UConn Health

UConn Health Begins Blood and Marrow Transplants

Dr. Kapil S. Meleveedu was recently recruited and has launched the new Blood and Marrow Transplant Program establishing a state-of-the-art Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at UConn John Dempsey Hospital.

Aerial image of the University of Connecticut during Fall 2023.

UConn’s Popular ‘Emotional Well-Being’ Course Being Offered Again in Spring

'This course is an excellent example of ways in which UConn leverages its expertise to address issues of high priority to our students'

A group of residents of a town in the Dominican Republic meet with a medical provider from UConn Health.

Providing Care Beyond Borders

Spearheaded by a UConn Health medical student, more than 30 medical providers brought specialty and primary care to residents of the Dominican Republic