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Wounds, lacerations, minor burns
Sprains, fractures, dislocations
Insect bites, allergic reactions
Abscess, boils
Dehydration, nausea, diarrhea
Upper respiratory infections
Fever, cough, cold, flu
Migraines, headaches
Bronchitis, asthma attacks
Ear infections, earaches
Corneal abrasions, Pink Eye
Urinary tract infections

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Loss of Consciousness
Fainting, Sudden Dizziness or Weakness
Changes in Vision
Trouble Walking
Severe Shortness of Breath
Severe and Sudden Onset of Pain
Coughing Up or Vomiting Blood
Head Injury
Major Bone Break
Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
Chest Pain
 

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Advances in Health

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Bret Schipper, MD, talks about the advanced screening techniques being used to catch pancreatic cancer sooner.

New alternative to spinal fusion

James Yue, MD, Spinal Surgeon, explains how a new alternative is available to patients who are considering spinal fusion. Prosthetic disc replacement is helping people with low back pain feel better.


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‘A Good, Sober Way to Have Fun’: Boxing and the IOL’s Dual Diagnosis Program

He stood quietly, watching the others throw punches that sometimes missed the mark. Then Michael, his eyes intent behind roundish glasses, stepped forward and launched a series of solid punches, first at the instructor’s outstretched training mitts and then to the jaw of a sparring dummy. Uppercut. Thwack! Jab. Thwack! [...]

A No-Incision Procedure That Removes Deep Tumors in GI Tract

Dr. Michael Karasik, a gastroenterologist at the Digestive Health Center at Hartford Hospital, is the only physician in the state performing complex procedures to remove deep tumors in the gastrointestinal tract. Q.  First, tell us all about these less invasive procedures. What are they? A.  Endoscopic submucosal dissection, ESD, is [...]

State Police: Beware of Phone Scams

Connecticut State Police are warning residents to beware of phone scams that appear to be on the rise, including ones involving Hartford HealthCare. Dispatchers and troopers from around the state have been contacted by concerned citizens about unusual phone calls they have received. The phone calls are from people claiming [...]

In Litchfield County, Geriatric Care Managers a Vital Link to Services, Home Assistance

Family members who care for an older loved one can be overwhelmed by the responsibilities, difficulties in navigating the health care maze, trying to understand the changes in physical and mental abilities, arranging home assistance, tackling finances, driving to appointments – all while trying to keep their own life in [...]

Cologuard: Is At-Home Test Really as Good at Detecting Cancer as a Colonoscopy?

If you’ve heard about the newer tests on the market aimed at detecting colon cancer, they may sound like a dream come true. Skip the dreaded colonoscopy in favor of a less invasive option. No prep. No going under anesthesia. And done in the privacy of your own home. But [...]

Colorectal Surgeon: Here’s What to Like About a Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women combined in the United States.  Yet one in three people are not up-to-date when it comes to colorectal cancer screening. Here’s more from Dr. William Sardella, a colorectal surgeon at the Digestive Health Center at Hartford Hospital, [...]


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