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Expert from Hartford HealthCare discusses Lymphedema Awareness

There are some medical conditions that are actually quite common, yet difficult to treat. One of those is Lymphedema. Linda Hodgkins, Lymphedema Program Manager with Hartford HealthCare’s Rehabilitation Network, joins News 8 to discuss this topic. Watch the video above for more.

South African healthcare workers protest, threaten strike

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — South African healthcare workers have protested against poor working conditions and urged the government to end corruption in the purchase of COVID-19 personal protective equipment. The protesters gathered Thursday in Pretoria and Cape Town, charging that the lives of healthcare workers are endangered as some health facilities have inadequate supplies […]

Hartford HealthCare doctor discusses Atrial fibrillation procedures for AFib Awareness Month

(WTNH) — Even in this pandemic, health professionals want to educate us about other conditions they are still treating. September is Atrial fibrillation or AFib Awareness Month. Dr. Aneesh Tolat, Cardiac Electro-physiologist and Director of VT Ablation with Hartford HealthCare’s Heart and Vascular Institute joined News 8 to discuss Atrial fibrillation. Watch the video above […]

Hartford HealthCare expert provides tips to improve ergonomics when hybrid learning

(WTNH)– Many Connecticut students will still be learning from home with many schools opting for “hybrid” part time models. So how do parents know their child is set up properly for their health? Scott Applebaum, Athletic Trainer with Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network, discusses “ergnonomics, what parents should be doing to prepare a better workspace for […]

How frontlines of COVID-19 may be taking toll on doctors’ mental health

We’ve been talking about the importance of paying attention to your mental health in these trying times – one topic that is very important is suicide. Sept. 17 is National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. Hartford HealthCare’s Chief Wellness Officer Sharon Kiely joined News 8 to discuss this topic. Doctors and healthcare workers who were on […]

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