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The average human heart beats about 100,000 times a day, pumping almost 2,000 gallons of blood through the body. What makes it tick so precisely? An electrical system that creates impulses to control the heart rate (beats per minute) and heart rhythm (synchronizing the pumping action).
You’ve obviously heard the reference to another man as a “heart attack waiting to happen.” Well, there’s some truth in that gallows humor: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States and worldwide.
Don’t delay; it’s never been easier to make an appointment for your colonoscopy with the Digestive Health Center.
Each week, all our specialists—neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neurointensivists, and neuro-critical care nurses—meet to review each individual case. Together, they pool their knowledge and experience to give you the most advanced treatment plan possible.
In this FREE info session learn more about: general eye care as you age & common eye conditions, cataract surgery, and glaucoma treatment. Q&A with the doctor will follow the presentation.
Under the leadership of Jonathan Kost, MD, Director of the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center, patients’ sources of discomfort are diagnosed and they are provided with a thorough, goal-oriented plan to minimize pain and restore functionality.
CarePartners of Connecticut’s Medicare Advantage health plans were created to make Medicare less stressful for you.
Obesity, which affects close to 100 million Americans, is not always a question of diet and exercise. Sometimes, weight loss surgery and a follow-up program are your best hope for maintaining a healthy body weight and an active lifestyle.
More than 2 million Americans will have a seizure at some point, but only one or two out of 100 actually have epilepsy. To get the most effective treatment, you must be diagnosed correctly.
Our Cancer Genetics Program helps identify individuals at risk of hereditary cancers and provides counseling and support about possible risk-reducing options.
Breast cancer – which, with skin cancer, is the most common in American women - is a group of malignant or cancerous cells that form a mass of tissue called a tumor in the breast.
Whether you enter our system through one of our board-certified cardiologists in an outpatient setting, in an emergency by way of LIFE STAR helicopter or at one of our five hospitals, including a tertiary care level teaching hospital, we provide the coordinated, evidence-based care that you need to get back on your feet again.
Learn more about the American Heart Association's annual Heart Walk being held on Saturday, Oct. 19.
In this FREE info session, join Geriatric oncologist Rawad Elias, MD, to understand the needs of older adults with cancer, interventions for improved outcomes during cancer treatment followed by a Q&A session with the expert after the presentation.
In this FREE info session, join Dr. Ryan Dorin to learn more about prostate health and cancer prevention and treatment options. The session will include Q&A with the expert. Refreshments will be served.
The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center gives patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders a path to improved quality of life.
This year's Ride to Wellness features the Hartford Healthcare Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.
The new three-story center was developed with the patient’s comfort and convenience in mind. In multi-specialty offices on the second floor, patients can see specialists in breast care, urology, thoracic cancer and more.
Several classes are offered at Hartford Hospital. To register, visit their website .
In this free info session, join urologist John Griffith, MD, to learn more about how erectile dysfunction may be a sign of other health concerns, treatment options for erectile dysfunction, and treatments for enlarged prostate causing urination issues. Q&A with the expert will follow presentation.
Our surgeons at Hartford Hospital and at the Bone and Joint Institute use the most advanced treatments and technologies.
Whether you’re training for sport or training for life, your performance is about more than medicine - it’s the health of your whole body and mind working together to take you to the next level.
At Hartford Hospital, we strongly believe breastfeeding is the best way to feed a newborn because breast milk contains all the nutrients a baby needs as well as natural protection against infectious and chronic diseases.
Join the Bone & Joint Institute for this 3-part series where you’ll work together with other students in a hands-on, fun environment, led by our professional chef instructors.
In this FREE educational seminar, join expert Christopher Barrett from the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute to learn more about the benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Questions & Answers with the expert will follow the presentation. Join us for refreshments at California Pizza Kitchen after the event!
At Sports Health, Hartford Hospital keeps you moving. Learn more about it on their website.
Lung cancer is one of the few diseases on the rise in the United States. In Connecticut, it takes almost twice as many lives each year as breast and colon cancer combined.
The Emergency Department (ED) at Hartford Hospital (HH) treats over 100,000 adult patients per year with conditions ranging from major trauma, heart attacks and stroke to more minor illness.
The 2019 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Hartford features a 5K run/walk, Kids' Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program.
Hartford HealthCare Medical & Surgical Weight Loss takes a uniquely holistic approach to medical and surgical weight loss.
Hartford Hospital's Eye Surgery Center, founded in 1998, provides surgical care for cataracts, glaucoma, corneal disease and select retinal diseases. The Center performs more than 10,000 procedures a year, the vast majority of them cataracts.
Our caregivers from Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home are the comforting and trusting solution to help your loved ones, or yourself maintain quality living in the comfort of your own home.
Hartford Hospital has been performing transplants since 1971. In 2013, we opened our newest Transplant Center.
If you know how your heart works, it’s easier to understand aortic stenosis and the significance of a minimally invasive procedure called TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) that repairs a diseased or congenitally malformed aortic valve without open heart surgery.
Our services are available at a location near you, but at the Tallwood Men’s Health Center in Farmington a nurse coordinator is also available to schedule initial consultations and follow-ups, arrange care with other providers if needed and answer all your questions.
Hartford HealthCare is on the cutting edge of imaging technology and one of Connecticut's most highly regarded medical services organizations.
MyChartPLUS is a secure, online tool that provides you with access to your personalized health information and records.
As a patient or family member, there are many reasons to choose the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute.
The Heart & Vascular Institute's Center for Advanced Heart Failure & Pulmonary Vascular Disease has developed extraordinary resources to help patients with advanced heart failure, whether it's with life-support ECMO technology during cardiac or respiratory failure, heart pumps that restore normal blood flow or a heart transplant.
Hartford Healthcare is launching a campaign across its network to “Be Responsible” when it comes to disposing of old or expired prescription medication.
This new PET CT scanner represents an investment by Hartford Healthcare in the most leading-edge technology available.
Hartford Hospital’s 26-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit provides specialized physical, occupational and speech therapy to those who have suffered a major illness or injury.
In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about: Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack-even if you have no clinical training-Mental Health First Aid allows you to assist someone experiencing a mental health-related crisis.
Managing your weight is one of the most important steps you can take for a healthier life. More than one-third of Americans are obese.
The signs may seem random but tingling, fatigue and blurred vision can all point to the progressive immune disorder multiple sclerosis (MS), especially in people ages 20 to 40.
Hartford HealthCare uses a team approach toward diabetes wellness and prevention. The program's goal is to enable diabetics to take better care of themselves and prevent long-term complications.
Free resources and assessments can determine individual needs, adaptive equipment and environmental changes to enhance safety and independence.
Hartford HealthCare's Cancer Institute, backed by an alliance with the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provides innovative care close to home.
Breast surgeons at the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute are performing a revolutionary procedure that treats specific types of breast cancer without leaving visible scars.
Learn more about the Hartford Healthcare Behavioral Health Network
The National Registry helps people save lives - and joining it could mean that you will be a miracle for someone else as an organ and tissue donor.
Any athlete who has sustained a blow to the head is a candidate for an evaluation in the Concussion Clinic.
The cardiac electrophysiologists at the Heart & Vascular Institute are specialists who test your heart's timing system with an electrophysiology study or, when needed, implant a pacemaker or defibrillator to maintain a natural heart rhythm.
With the continued rise in opioid-related deaths in CT, Hartford Healthcare's Behavioral Health Network has taken action by using "recovery coaches" to help those facing addiction find treatment.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance (MSK), the country's premier cancer center.
The Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital has been selected as one of 35 hospitals nationwide participating in a study that allows low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis to receive a replacement aortic valve in a minimally invasive procedure.