Month: March 2014

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West Hartford Appoints Medical Director

In this country, 26 million people are impacted by Type 2 Diabetes, however, a quarter of them don’t even realize they have the disease. Dr. Tom Brown makes it a point of assessing a patient’s risk every day. The newly appointed Medical Director of the Urgent Care West Hartford location has a record of seizing the opportunity to …

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Bronchitis

Classified as a respiratory disease, Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial passages. These passages restrict airflow in the lungs causing breathlessness or coughing. Bronchitis is classified as either acute or chronic. Chronic bronchitis is a long term condition requiring medical attention while acute is more short term. Those who smoke or are exposed to …

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Why Are We Seeing Measles in Connecticut?

Recently, the Connecticut Department of Health reported 2 confirmed cases of measles in Fairfield, Connecticut .We had been clear of the measles virus for years due to the very successful MMR vaccination campaign, and thought it had been eliminated. MMR, aka the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine was thought to have knocked the disease out …

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puts Urgent Care on Fast Track in West Hartford

As with any new business sector, innovators find a way to turn a good concept into a great one. Two Connecticut businessmen are using their collective expertise to open a series of urgent care centers, offering a combination of exceptional medical care and impeccable customer service. Top News – West Hartford Patch (Click to go …

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Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Pink Eye is the commonly used term for the highly contagious infection known as Conjunctivitis. Conjunctiva occurs when the conjunctiva, the outermost layer of the eye, becomes infected. This can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or an allergic outbreak. Symptoms of pink eye include red or bloodshot eye, swelling, and watering of the eyes. …

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