Health & Wellness

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Anesthesia Can Cause Disturbing Sexual Hallucinations, Leading to Lasting Psychological Trauma

Having witnesses or recording devices during procedures requiring anesthesia could help prevent opportunities for sexual assault

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Dr. Neha Prakash Named ‘Outstanding Young Physician’

Connecticut Association of Physicians of Indian Origin recognizes neurologist who established UConn Health’s normal pressure hydrocephalus clinic

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Removing Human Error from Breast Cancer Detection

The Feature Fusion Siamese Network system uses artificial intelligence to compare two sets of films taken at two different time points for diagnosis, eliminating the need for manual comparison, saving time, and reducing the potential for mistakes

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Podcast: Education as a Diabetes Management Tool

Hear from UConn Health diabetes care experts about the importance of recognizing early signs of diabetes and, once diagnosed, managing it with the benefit of education

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UConn Health Screens Firefighters for Skin Cancer

Dermatologists, residents, students offer free screenings for UConn and community firefighters, whose occupational exposures increase their risk of melanoma and other cancers

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UConn John Dempsey Hospital Recognized for Elite Patient Experience

Healthgrades’ Outstanding Patient Experience Award puts John Dempsey Hospital among the top 10% nationwide

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Running in the UConn Health Half Marathon? Don’t Wait to Train

Take some tips from the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine

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HDFS Professor Questions Replacing Human Interactions with Technology in Health Care

Some matters are too important to be left to a patient portal or other non-human source of information

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Students’ Access, Satisfaction with UConn Mental Health Services Significantly Improved Since Task Force’s Launch

'A caring community is the foundation for student success'

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Psychedelics May Better Treat Depression and Anxiety Symptoms than Prescription Antidepressants for Patients with Advanced Cancer

Psilocybin and other psychedelics could help patients process the challenges of a cancer diagnosis