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Keeping Sports From Becoming a Dangerous Game

While others consider lowering return-to-play threshold for athletes with genetic heart disease, UConn is holding to its high standard

Chronic Leg Swelling Mystery Solved by Innovative UConn Interventional Cardiologist

To solve her chronically swollen leg issue, Maureen Previti turned to UConn Health's Calhoun Cardiology Center: "UConn is a teaching hospital. I knew they would be able to think out of the box to find a solution for me.”

U.S. News & World Report Names UConn a High Performer in Heart Attack and Stroke Care

UConn John Dempsey Hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-2024 Best Hospitals rankings.

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Nine Consecutive AHA Gold Level Awards for Heart Attack Care Excellence

For the ninth year in a row UConn Health and its UConn John Dempsey Hospital have been awarded The American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® –STEMI Receiving Center – Gold award.

Innovation at UConn Health: Meet Basic Scientist Kimberly Dodge-Kafka, Ph.D.

“My big hope is to develop a new type of beta-blocker drug for humans that can block or reverse heart disease progression so patients can live a better, fuller, and longer life,” says Dodge-Kafka, a recent recipient of a large multimillion dollar NIH grant to grow her novel cardiac cell signaling research.

UConn Health Simsbury Celebrates Grand Opening

UConn Health with the Town of Simsbury’s Leadership Hosted a Celebratory Ribbon Cutting and Facility Tours on June 13

Carechex 2023 Awards

UConn John Dempsey Hospital Recognized for Medical Excellence with National CareChex® Awards

Five national 2023 CareChex® Awards honor UConn's medical excellence in coronary bypass surgery and neurological care.

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Veteran Keeps His Memorial Day Plans Thanks to UConn Health Heart Doctors

Days after his minimally-invasive TAVR heart procedure at UConn Health, Navy Veteran Bill Rood is grateful to participate in upcoming Memorial Day events

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Urgent Care Saves Man from Cardiac Arrest

“They did CPR. They brought me back to life!” says very grateful heart attack survivor David LeBlanc whose life was saved thanks to UConn Health Canton Urgent Care staff on March 9, along with UConn ambulance and rapid heart attack care by UConn John Dempsey Hospital.

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The Heart of the Matter: New Drug Reduces Inflammation During Coronary Catheterization

UConn Assistant Professor of Immunology Zhichao Fan and his collaborators were exploring a treatment for one condition when they happened on an entirely new use of the white-blood cell-inhibiting drug