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Fentanyl is driving the surge in deadly overdoses both in Connecticut and nationwide.

Connecticut Urges Other States to Adapt Rapid Opioid Overdose Surveillance

As deadly overdoses spike, the ability to respond quickly becomes ever more urgent

Awards and Honors

Read about the latest accolades received by our faculty and trainees.

One of UConn's most visible individuals speaks about UConn's journey to this point.

Six From UConn Named to World’s Highly Cited Research List

The list identifies researchers who produced multiple papers ranking in the top one percent by citations for their field and year of publication

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Elite Expertise in Brain and Spine Disorders

Two physicians from the Brain and Spine Institute describe UConn Health's collaborative approach to treating those suffering from brain tumors, strokes, and other disorders of the brain and spine.

Grateful to be My Mother’s Caregiver

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia takes on special meaning during the month of November. November is not only National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, but National Family Caregivers Month.  

A Broken Rib Leads to Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Husband and Wife

Long-time smokers Kim and Henry Siccardi both were diagnosed with lung cancer. Early detection due to lung cancer screenings saved their lives.

Group in hardhats with shovels at groundbreaking ceremony

Overseer of UConn Health Campus Expansion Looks Back

UConn Health VP for Facilities Development and Operations Tom Trutter reflects on the evolution and growth of UConn Health, which included many construction projects he planned and managed over his nearly three decades of service to the University.

UConn Health School of Medicine researchers Ming Xu, Binsheng Wang, and Lichao Wang.

UConn Researchers: Deleting Dysfunctional Cells Alleviates Diabetes

A discovery that could lead to game-changing treatments for metabolic diseases

Brain surgery patient Paramita Dhar with her two children.

‘Racing against Time’: Woman’s Life, Vision, and Baby Saved by UConn Health

UConn Health doctors worked to save a pregnant woman from a fast-growing brain tumor while safely delivering her baby, who turns 1 this Thanksgiving

Heart surgery patient Lucy Tine talks with a nurse at UConn Health.

Thanks(giving) for Open-Heart Surgery Just in Time for Holidays

Lucy Tine never thought she'd need heart surgery, until she began feeling strange while doing everyday activities