Health & Wellness
Woodstock Academy Enlists UConn Sports Medicine Expertise
Athletes have access to sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other kinesiology specialists
First Residency Program in Connecticut for Rehabilitation Physicians Announced
A joint partnership with University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Gaylord Hospital, and UConn Health
A Message from Interim President Dr. Agwunobi on Suicide Awareness and Prevention
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Hear from campus leaders on some of the changes coming to our mental health services this year
Not (Just) a Shock: ECT Reduces Suicides in Depressed Elders
Electroconvulsive therapy has been shown to effectively treat life-threatening major depression
Face Masks Do Not Increase Body Temperature During Exercise in the Heat, According to New UConn Study
This study is the first to show that masks cause no additional stress heat-related stress during exercise
Labor Day Report: Occupational Illnesses Remained level in 2019 Prior to COVID-19 Pandemic
Occupational illnesses remained essentially even in 2019 based on workers’ compensation reports, but it is anticipated that COVID-19 reports will increase infectious disease reports starting with next year’s report (2020 data).
American Heart Association Recognizes UConn John Dempsey Hospital with Gold-Level Honors
The American Heart Association (AHA) has once again recognized UConn John Dempsey Hospital for its excellence in heart attack and stroke care with gold-level honors.