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Wrapping UConn Health Cancer Patients in Comfort and Hope, One Quilt at a Time.

The Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health received a special delivery from Quilts that Care for cancer patients.

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‘Listen to Your Heart’: Act Quickly on Possible Heart Attack Symptoms

February is American Heart Month. Wear red on Friday, February 3 for National Wear Red Day to help raise awareness of the importance of preventing cardiovascular disease and recognizing heart attack warning signs. Help stop heart disease from being the No. 1 killer of American men and women.

UConn Health Minute: TAVR

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR gives patients, who suffer from chest pain and shortness of breath but may not be good candidates for open heart surgery, prompt relief from their symptoms so they can get back to their daily activities.

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Patients’ Lived Experience Shapes Research for Young Adult Opioid Use Recovery

The Collaborative Hub for Emerging Adult Recovery Research (CHEARR) -- an NIH-funded project spearheaded by UConn Health’s Dr. Kristyn Zajac -- will unite patients, providers, and researchers to better support young people recovering from opioid use disorder

UConn Nation Stands Behind Breast Cancer Survivors at Women’s Basketball Play4Kay Game

The annual Play4Kay game on Jan. 29 honored breast cancer survivors, families, doctors and staff from the UConn Health Breast Cancer Program

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Respect at the Center of Patient Care

Tamara Cardoso from UConn Health’s Office of Patient Experience: ‘Respect is the foundation of compassionate caregiving’

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UConn Health Southington Teams with Main Street Community Foundation to Pilot Free Parent Group Sessions to Improve Mental Health of Parents and Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

The new Child and Family Development Program at UConn Health Southington is already helping Southington parents cope and to learn parenting skills to assist them and their children experiencing elevated stress levels and mental health needs during COVID-19.

Dental Match Day for the Class of 2023

“Our students place in some of the most competitive residency programs nationally and it is a reflection of their hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence," said School of Dental Medicine Dean Dr. Steven Lepowsky

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UConn Health Starting Patient Lunch-and-Learn Series

Free monthly Virtual Community Education webinar debuts Feb. 15 with patient portal guidance

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Exercise Class for People with Parkinson’s Disease Celebrates 10 Years

Since 2012, UConn and UConn Health physical therapists have hosted a weekly class to help people with Parkinson’s disease improve quality of life through movement