2009 Headlines

December 2009

December 28, 2009
Nighttime Blood Pressure Can Predict Cardiovascular Risk Radio Icon

December 28, 2009
A Rewarding Approach to Smoking Cessation Video Icon

December 28, 2009
Doctor Warns of Deaths Around Holidays Radio Icon

December 17, 2009
H1N1 Vaccine: More Doses Are In Radio Icon

December 15, 2009
Stem Cell Face Off

December 14, 2009
Holiday Makeovers Video Icon

December 13, 2009
Photographer Records Early Moments Video Icon

December 11, 2009
These Med Students, All Sheehan Grads, Are in a Class of Their Own

December 11, 2009
Easing Up on Stress During the Holidays

December 9, 2009
State Was Wise to Fund Cell Research

December 8, 2009
Holiday Blues Radio Icon

December 8, 2009
Men Taking ADT at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes Regardless of Age

December 5, 2009
Stem Cell Research Shows Promise in State

December 4, 2009
Six Ways to Make Working the Night Shift Less Hazardous to Your Health

December 1, 2009
Changing Sleep "Hygiene" Can Reduce Insomnia Video Icon

December 1, 2009
Study: Down Syndrome Births Up Radio Icon

November 2009

November 29, 2009
Sports Injury Prevention Radio Icon

November 27, 2009
More on Mammograms

November 26, 2009
Physicians Investigate Apparent Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Hypertension

November 20, 2009
Probiotics: The ‘Good’ Bacteria Video Icon

November 18, 2009
Sleep: What Happens When We Go to Bed? Radio Icon

November 17, 2009
Call for Cancer Screening Starting at Age 50 Criticized

November 17, 2009
Many Doctors to Stay Course on Breast Exams for Now

November 16, 2009
Health Center Offers Program on Immune System

November 16, 2009
Despite Recommendations, Many Opt Out of Swine Flu Vaccine

November 15, 2009
'Til Death Do We Save: There Are Many Ways to Reduce Funeral Expenses

November 13, 2009
New Explanation for Nature's Hardiest Life Form

November 12, 2009
Primary Care's Image Problem

November 10, 2009
Smoking’s Ills Go Beyond Heart, Lungs

November 6, 2009
Old Foe Could Boost New UConn Hospital

November 5, 2009
Doctor Shortage Reaching Critical Level Video Icon

October 2009

October 30, 2009
UConn Health Center Gets $19 Million in Stimulus Funds

October 27, 2009
Physician Interrupted Career to Start Family

October 26, 2009
West Indian Foundation Honors UConn's Dr. Marja Hurley

October 22, 2009
Girls: Avoiding Sports Injuries Radio Icon

October 21, 2009
Getting Braces Young

October 20, 2009
Cancer Society, in Shift, Has Concerns on Screenings

October 19, 2009
Osteoporosis Day: Rating Your Risk

October 15, 2009
The Incidence (and Complications) of Twins Radio Icon

October 13, 2009
Internet Addiction Radio Icon

October 13, 2009
Governor Rell: Stimulus-funded Energy Efficiency Work Begins with Two UConn Health Center Projects

October 11, 2009
Breast Cancer and Beyond Radio Icon

October 11, 2009
National Survey Ranks Health Center’s ICU Among the Best Radio Icon

October 11, 2009
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Radio Icon

October 7, 2009
Online Depression Screening Effective

October 6, 2009
Folic Acid Before Conception Might Not Be Just for Mom Video Icon

October 6, 2009
UConn Health Center Studying Vitamin D Deficiency, Hypertension Link

October 6, 2009
Support UConn, Hartford Hospital Partnership

October 2, 2009
State Hospitals Making Preparations for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

September 2009

September 28, 2009
Supporters Say UConn-Hartford Hospital Partnership Would Elevate Clinical Research

September 2009
Women’s Cancer Prevention: Information Can Empower Video Icon

September 16, 2009
Study: Watch and Wait May Be Best Option for Prostate Cancer Radio Icon

September 13, 2009
Screening Raises Ovarian Cancer Survival Rates

September 11, 2009
Connecticut: Last in Job Growth – and No Plans to Change

September 11, 2009
New Britain, UConn Get FEMA Funds

September 10, 2009
Hartford Medical Society Historical Library Grand Opening Video Icon

September 10, 2009
Does Infection Boost Prostate Cancer Risk?

September 8, 2009
UConn Makes Health Care Accessible to Migrant Farm Workers

August 2009

August 28, 2009
Returning to a Back-to-school Sleep Schedule Video Icon

August 27, 2009
The World This Week: Miss Conception

August 25, 2009
New Haven Schools Try to Stop Swine Video Icon

August 21, 2009
State Needs Recovery Plan to Stem Job Losses

August 18, 2009
Back-to-School Vaccinations Video Icon

August 14, 2009
Weight Lifting May Benefit Breast Cancer Survivors More Than Previously Thought Radio Icon

August 12, 2009
New Insights into Limb Formation

August 6, 2009
The Psychology of Going Away to School Radio Icon

August 5, 2009
Obama Honors UConn Dean

August 3, 2009
Garlic for a Healthy Heart? Go Fresh, Health Center Study Says

July 2009

July 30, 2009
UConn’s New Specialist Just What the Doctor Ordered

July 28, 2009
Couple Donates $3.8 Million to Medical Center

July 27, 2009
Could an Apology Make a Difference? Radio Icon

July 26, 2009
Dr. Cato Laurencin a Can't Miss Prospect Video Camera Icon

July 23, 2009
Early Arthritis in the Hip Video Camera Icon

July 21, 2009
Mending Calhoun Is Back on the Bike

July 21, 2009
Stem Cells: UConn Professor May Improve Heart Attack Recovery

July 19, 2009
Experts: Swine Flu Is Waning, Will Return in the Fall

July 13, 2009
Childhood Obesity Radio Icon

July 5, 2009
Advances in Prenatal Testing for Down Syndrome Raises Ethical Questions Radio Icon

July 2, 2009
UConn Tries to Save Ailing Health Center

July 2, 2009
Our Cells Respond to Human Touch

June 2009

June 2009
New Treatments Available for Painful Varicose Veins Video Icon

June 26, 2009
NICU Baby Grows Up to Become NICU Nurse

June 25, 2009
Health Suffers in Recession; Preventive Care Often Cut First

June 24, 2009
Update on the UConn Health Center/Hartford Hospital Proposal Radio Icon

June 17, 2009
Choosing Single Motherhood Radio Icon

June 17, 2009
Cancer Activist Sounds Alarm for Early Testing for Genetic Marker

June 14, 2009
Health Center Merger Would Benefit Economy, Medicine

June 14, 2009
Coast to Coast for a Cure 2009 Radio Icon

June 13, 2009
Marriage and Reality TV Radio Icon

June 10, 2009
Chemical Castration Needed to Fight Prostate Cancer, Study Says

June 9, 2009
Cancer's Odd Link to Artificial Light at Night

June 4, 2009
New Hospital Proposal Still in Limbo

June 3, 2009
Gene Network Sciences Announces Cancer Collaboration with University of Connecticut Health Center's Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 2009

May 29, 2009
Starting a Family After Cancer Video Camera Icon

May 28, 2009
Father-Son Team Bring Dental Skills to Belize

May 27, 2009
New Law for Screening Cystic Fibrosis

May 21, 2009
A Woodbury Fundraiser Has an Arnaz as Headliner

May 19, 2009
Wesleyan Killing Puts New Focus on Crime of Stalking

May 13, 2009
In Search of a Tan for Prom, Youths Dismiss Risks Video Camera Icon

May 11, 2009
Treating, Preventing and Living with Osteoporosis Video Camera Icon

May 10, 2009
H1N1 Update Radio Icon

May 8, 2009
Drinking While Down May Signal Teen Suicide Risk

May 6, 2009
West Simsbury's Gould Honored by UConn Health Center

May 3, 2009
Remembering the Lessons of 1918's Spanish Flu Outbreak

May 1, 2009
Two Schools Reopen, But State Epidemiologist Warns of Many Swine Flu Cases Video Camera Icon

April 2009

April 30, 2009
In Connecticut, a 3rd Probable Case of Swine Flu

April 28, 2009
Experts Say Panic Over Swine Flu Is Premature

April 28, 2009
Bill Would Limit 'Gifts' to Doctors

April 27, 2009
Swine Flu Virus Is a Mutation

April 17, 2009
Connecticut Lawmakers Try to Keep Hospital Merger Idea Alive

April 17, 2009
UConn Hospital Plan Demands Reconsideration

April 13, 2009
William Raveis-American Cancer Society Program Dedicated

April 10, 2009
State Needs University Hospital

April 5, 2009
Keeping Academic Hospital Crucial

April 3, 2009
BASF to Market Product to Cut Cavities

April 2, 2009
UConn Awarded $5.4M in Stem Cell Grants Video Camera Icon

April 2, 2009
State Earmarks $100 Million to Fund Stem Cell Research Radio Icon

April 1, 2009
Hypertensive Smoking Cessation Research Radio Icon

March 2009

March 26, 2009
Octomom Case Raises Ethical Questions Video Camera Icon

March 23, 2009
Cancer Society Funds $10 Million in Research

March 22, 2009
State Must Create Good Jobs to Stop Its Decline. Here’s How

March 20, 2009
Questions About PSA Screenings Radio Icon

March 19, 2009
For Some Patients, Partial Knee Replacement Is Best Option Video Camera Icon

March 18, 2009
State Holds Edge on Stem Cell Work

March 17, 2009
Fertility Experts Offer Hope Video Camera Icon

March 17, 2009
Fear of Competition No Reason to Block Dempsey Plans

March 16, 2009
Linking Lyme Disease to Violence Is Premature, Specialist Says

March 15, 2009
How to Pay for New UConn Health Center Hospital?

March 13, 2009
Local Group Passes $1 Million Milestone

March 11, 2009
Update on Stem Cell Research Radio Icon

March 8, 2009
March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Radio Icon

March 5, 2009
UConn Study Backs Proposal for New Hospital

March 3, 2009
$475 Million for a New Hospital? Yes, UConn

February 2009

February 27, 2009
Investing in UConn Health Center Benefits State

February 25, 2009
Dentist's Heart Opens Wide for Less Fortunate

February 23, 2009
Heart Failure Video Camera Icon

February 23, 2009
Honoring a Biomedical Legacy

February 23, 2009
Experts Advise a Wait-and-See Approach on Treating Low-grade Prostate Cancer

February 22, 2009
Alliance With Hartford Hospital Will Preserve Crucial Academic and Clinical Resource

February 20, 2009
President: Help Now or Risk Loss of Hospital

February 20, 2009
Stem Cell Central

February 18, 2009
What a Cure for the Common Cold Could Mean Radio Icon

February 17, 2009
The Right Plan at the Right Time

February 17, 2009
Stem Cell Research Advances in State

February 17, 2009
Maybe It's Better to Stay in the Dark

February 15, 2009
Dental Implants at the UConn Health Center Radio Icon

February 11, 2009
Octuplet Mom Sends Misleading Message About Infertility Treatment Video Camera Icon

February 7, 2009
Medical School Dean Wins High Honor

February 4, 2009
Woman with Octuplets Faces Ethical Question Video Camera Icon

February 3, 2009
UConn Health Center Hartford Hospital Merger May Require State Funding

February 2, 2009
Go Red for Women Video Camera Icon

February 1, 2009
Our View: State at Forefront of Research

January 2009

January 30, 2009
Group Names State's Women of Innovation in Business, Research and Education

January 29, 2009
UConn's New Stem Cell Lines Boost Health Research in State

January 29, 2009
UConn Stem Cell Research Opens Doors

January 28, 2009
Stem Cell Research Breakthrough in CT Video Camera Icon

January 28, 2009
Stem Cell Researchers Hoping for Federal Funding Radio Icon

January 23, 2009
Darkness, Melatonin May Stall Breast and Prostate Cancers

January 22, 2009
Study Substantiates Advantages to Wrist Angioplasty Radio Icon Video Camera Icon

January 22, 2009
Doty Undergoes Surgery

January 22, 2009
State Has Heart for Waterbury Center

January 21, 2009
Reducing Your Risk for Breast Cancer

January/February, 2009
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

January 19, 2009
Council Names Innovation Finalists

January 19, 2009
Dempsey Hospital Head Retiring Post

January 18, 2009
Growing Scarcity of Primary Care Docs Radio Icon

January 16, 2009
New Enzyme Research Study Findings Reported from University of Connecticut

January 11, 2009
Students Claim Lack of Sleep Hurts Performance

January 2009
UNL Team's Discovery Expands Understanding of Genetic Code

January 8, 2009
Health Centers Pioneer $951K Colonoscopy Study

January 5, 2009
Apple's Steve Jobs: "Hormone Imbalance" Has Caused He