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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

Start with Day One- You Can Quit

Smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death and illness in the world. Today is The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Dr. Judith Cooney shares about the risks of smoking and smoking cessation program I CAN Quit – Nicotine and Tobacco Treatment for Individuals with CANcer

UConn Doctors Provide Lung Cancer Screenings for the Community

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and UConn Health doctors were in the community providing complimentary lung cancer screenings to underserved populations.

10 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues (Starting Now)

Feeling stressed already? You're not alone

masked teens looking at their phones

Q&A: The Challenges of Pandemic-Era Readjustment for Children and Adolescents

Dr. Asima Zehgeer of UConn Health’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic discusses challenges faced by children and teens in the wake of COVID-19