2008 Headlines

December 2008

December 30, 2008
The Psychology of The New Year’s Resolution Radio Icon

December 26, 2008
Hung Over, Again?

December 22, 2008
UConn Plans $475M Hospital

December 16, 2008
Screening Part of Push for Preventive Care

December 16, 2008
Healthy Holiday Meals on a Budget Video Camera Icon

December 12, 2008
UConn Seeks Approval for Hospital Merger

December 2, 2008
Health and Fitness: Experts Say No Elixir Before Age 6

November 2008

November 26, 2008
Health Center Solution

November 22, 2008
UConn, Hartford Hospital Have Proposal for Health Center

November 18, 2008
Doctors Play Defense with Medical Tests

November 17, 2008
A Heart-to-Heart Message

November 6, 2008
Fixing Back Problems Video Camera Icon

November 1, 2008
Change Clocks, Not Sleep Cycle as Daylight Saving Time Ends

October 2008

October 27, 2008
Blood Pressure Should Be Taken Often

October 27, 2008
New Evidence Points to Importance of Vitamin D

October 23, 2008
Halloween Dangers Video Camera Icon

October 20, 2008
Hospitals Improve Working Conditions to Battle Nursing Shortage

October 21, 2008
Raising Money and Awareness

October 20, 2008
Baltic Reps Tout Region’s Tech Savvy

October 19, 2008
UConn Medical Center to Get Large Donation from Torrington Couple

October 15, 2008
Two Events Will Benefit Blood Disorders Research and Clinical Care Radio Icon

October 15, 2008
White Wine and Red Wine Equally Good for Heart

October 13, 2008
Pharma Giants Prowl for Biotech Startups

October 13, 2008
The Downside of Skiing: Slopes Invite Scars, But Safety Precautions Are Simple

October 10, 2008
The Wonderful Places in His Life

October 8, 2008
Former Hartford Mayor Recovering After Surgery Video Camera Icon

October 8, 2008
Study: Smoking Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk

October 7, 2008
Tomotherapy New Technology for Cancer Video Camera Icon

October 6, 2008
Pain Management Video Camera Icon

October 6, 2008
Too Much, Too Soon?

October 5, 2008
The 2008 Imagine Gala Radio Icon

October 4, 2008
New Programs Try to Counteract Meriden's High Teen Pregnancy Rate

October 1, 2008
Learn About Breast Cancer Prevention Video Camera Icon

September 2008

September 30, 2008
Nicotine Gum Helps Pregnant Women Cut Back on Cigarettes

September 29, 2008
York Honored for Medical Care

September 27, 2008
Asthma Gone, She Aspires to Race

September 24, 2008
Auxiliary Offers Hotel Suite for NICU Families Video Camera Icon

September 24, 2008
Exercise, Diet and Regular Screenings Can Help Prevent Gynecologic Cancers Video Camera Icon

September 22, 2008
Keeping Tabs on Blood Pressure at Home

September 17, 2008
How to Avoid the Risk of Skin Cancer Video Camera Icon

September 17, 2008
Depression Common in Sarcoidosis Patients, Small Study Finds

September 15, 2008
Soft Tissue Regeneration Ladders Up to $3.5M a Round

September 14, 2008
UConn to Mark Primary Care Week Radio Icon

September 5, 2008
Take Charge of Your Breast Health: The Facts You Need to Know and a Plan of Action

September 3, 2008
Palin's Daughter Shines Light on Sex Education

August 2008

August 27, 2008
Looking for Dr. Right

August 25, 2008
Cancer Slows UConn Coach Calhoun But Doesn't Stop Him

August 22, 2008
Experts Give Sunscreen Guidelines

August 19, 2008
Watch Your Mouth

August 18, 2008
Older Patients Less Likely to Be Taken to Trauma Centers

August 14, 2008
Here's to Good Health

August 13, 2008
Connecticut Coach Spends Summer Fighting Cancer

August 8, 2008
More Hospitals Sign Up for Charter Oak

August 7, 2008
Hospital Cooperation, Not Conflict

August 6, 2008
Many Winners Possible in UConn Decision

August 6, 2008
Want to Live Forever?

August 5, 2008
UConn Health Care Center Has Five Suitors Radio Icon

August 5, 2008
Panel Urges End to Prostate Screening at Age 75

August 2008
Bright Lights, Big Risk for Breast Cancer Radio Icon

July 2008

July 2008
A Real Iron Man

July 28, 2008
Study Entices Thoughts of Hands-on Healing

July 27, 2008
Rattled Americans Try Their Lottery Luck in Hard Times

July 25, 2008
Link Between Cell Phone Use and Cancer Raised in Memo, Many Skeptical

July 23, 2008
Injury Prevention Tips from UConn Health Center Sports Medicine Physician

July 21, 2008
The Benefits of Dental Implants Video Camera Icon

July 20, 2008
Illinois Casinos Beat the Odds with Tighter Slot Machines

July 15, 2008
Do Breast Self-Exams Do Any Good?

July 15, 2008
Breast Self-Exams Don't Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths

July 13, 2008
Mosquito Myths, Debunked

July 13, 2008
Advocates for Aging Emphasize Long-Term Care Planning

July 9, 2008
WHALE Stickers Hold Key to Child Safety Video Camera Icon

July 8, 2008
Microbe May Answer Mystery of Multicellular Life

July 7, 2008
Tunxis Takes Calls for Dental Work

July 2, 2008
Hope Is a Form of Birth Control

July 1, 2008
Depleting the Bone

June 2008

June 29, 2008
Leaks, Focus on Single Suspect Undercut Anthrax Probe

June 29, 2008
Family Gives Life with Embryo Donation

June 24, 2008
Shoulder Surgery a Success for Schilling

June 24, 2008
Helping Out in Schilling's Surgery

June 20, 2008
New Health Care Facility Offers Diverse Services

June 18, 2008
Conn. Lawmakers Looking at Rare Diseases

June 17, 2008
Lyme Level, Babesiosis Up

June 15, 2008
New Take on a Prostate Drug, and a New Debate

June 12, 2008
Face It, Boomers; It's Specs and the City

June 11, 2008
Cato Laurencin, Vice-President for Health Affairs, University of Connecticut Health Center, and Dean, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington

June 11, 2008
Singing for a Cure

June 10, 2008
Two Honored for NICU Volunteer Service

June 9, 2008
Calhoun's Charity on Course

June 9, 2008
Medical Office Complex in Farmington Boosts Tax Base

June 8, 2008
Auxiliary Brings Child Safety Seat Program to Connecticut

June 6, 2008
Method for Treating Cervical Lesions May Pose Pregnancy Risks

June 5, 2008
Four Factors Critical in Ensuring Success of Bone Graft Substitutes

June 4, 2008
What’s New in Cancer Research and Treatment?

May 2008

May 31, 2008
Calhoun Called Cancer Free After New Scare Video Camera Icon

May 29, 2008
Osteoporosis Risk High in Connecticut

May 27, 2008
UConn President Sets a New Path

May 26, 2008
Flu Shots Leave an Age Gap

May 25, 2008
Childhood of Trauma Is How Jay Got That Way

May 22, 2008
Monitors Urged for All with High Blood Pressure

May 22, 2008
Quick Treatment Essential in Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

May 22, 2008
Blood Pressure Monitoring in Doctor’s Office Not Enough, Says UConn Hypertension Expert

May 21, 2008
Local Experts Say Kennedy's Brain Cancer Is Worst Kind

May 18, 2008
Laurencin Will Be Missed

May 16, 2008
Clinics Offer Affordable Dental Care Video Camera Icon

May 15, 2008
Obesity Tied to Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

May 13, 2008
Reducing Your Risk for Breast Cancer

May 11, 2008
Early Warning Sought for Ovarian Cancer

May 10, 2008
Race's Goal Is Always in Mind: End to Fatal Disease

May 9, 2008
Laurencin Leaving UVa for UConn

May 9, 2008
New Leader Hired for UConn Health Center

May 7, 2008
Twins Chair Race for Healthy Cause

May 7, 2008
A Better Blood Vessel

May 5, 2008
Malpractice Premiums, Rate of C-Sections Rise Together

May 2, 2008
Cancer Researcher Advances Cure

April 2008

April 28, 2008
Lead in Dental Work Prompts Fears About Chinese-Made Crowns, Bridges

April 27, 2008
Only Sure Way to Cut Fatalities Is to Raise Age, Experts Say

April 27, 2008
Care Can Be Best at Home

April 26, 2008
Cola May Be Bad to the Bones

April 23, 2008
Bite of Passage Video Camera Icon

April 16, 2008
Filling Cortical Defects After Hardware Removal May Reduce Re-fracture Risk

April 14, 2008
Common Bacteria May Aggravate MS

April 11, 2008
Dental Clinic Plans Free Care for Hundreds

April 3, 2008
Yale, UConn Receive 22 Stem Cell Grants

April 2, 2008
Problems in the Pelvis

March 2008

March 31, 2008
Kids' Health Worries Parents

March 31, 2008
Big Health Benefits Attributed to Raw Diet

March 30, 2008
Hospital Needs Plan to Recover

March 28, 2008
A Cure for Deficit-itis

March 25, 2008
State Seeks Big Stem Cell Meeting

March 23, 2008
Sex Scandals Distract Nation

March 23, 2008
Post-Cancer Pregnancy: 'Little Message That I Was Going to Live On' Video Camera Icon

March 21, 2008
Helping Health Care

March 19, 2008
Health Center Tries to Woo Students with Clinical Career Day

March 19, 2008
Health Center Deal Urged

March 19, 2008
New UConn Hospital? Or No UConn Hospital?

March 16, 2008
UConn Researchers Take First Step Toward Arthritis Treatment

March 14, 2008
Turning Out the Lights

March 10, 2008
Doctors: Pancreatic Cancer Is 'Very Difficult' to Detect

March 10, 2008
The Healthy Heart Doctor

March 9, 2008
Working Toward Joint Recovery

March 8, 2008
Professor Honored for Work in Dental Field

March 8, 2008
Bill Would Force Health Insurance Companies to Cover Autism Treatment

March 8, 2008
For Some, 'Spring Ahead' Can Be Tiring Experience

March 7, 2008
New Breast Cancer Study Video Camera Icon

March 2, 2008
March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

February 2008

February 24, 2008
A Shortage of Primary Care Doctors Is Predicted

February 21, 2008
Shedding Light on a Cause of Breast Cancer

February 20, 2008
Tips on How to Cope with Daylight Savings Time

February 20, 2008
Cancer Patients’ Tumors May Hold the Key to Their Own Cure

February 20, 2008
Three-year Macy Study Results Released

February 19, 2008
Schill Left Frustrated by Conflict

February 18, 2008
Stanford Researchers ID Therapy Targets for MS Treatment

February 15, 2008
Virus Contained, But It Could Return

February 10, 2008
Dr. Pam Taxel Talks About Osteoporosis

February 4, 2008
EU Gets Tough on U.S. Imports

February 3, 2008
Dr. Kourosh Parham Talks About Hearing and Swallowing Problems

January 2008

January 30, 2008
A Game So Good It Could Kill You

January 28, 2008
Natural Cold Cures

January 24, 2008
Gather Your Health Records in One Place

January 22, 2008