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Be inspired by news, discoveries and stories related to your health, wellness and lifestyle. Choose from a variety of topics.


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  • Finding a Primary Care Doctor 12/23/2019

    Learn how to find a primary care doctor without the hassle, with tips and insights from two local PCPs with 30-plus years of experience. Read more on our blog!

  • Rotator Cuff Surgery: Tracey's Story 12/13/2019

    When Tracey’s right rotator cuff pain became even worse, she knew it was time to change her game. Read her rotator cuff surgery success story.

  • Meet Jenny Jean-Francois, Geriatric Emergency Medicine Nurse 12/11/2019

    Stamford Health's older population who enters the Emergency Department can rely on dedicated nurses like Jenny who are part of the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Initiative (GEMI) program. Get to know Jenny in our blog.

  • What To Do If You're BRCA Positive 11/21/2019

    Learning that you're BRCA positive can be shocking. Stamford Health's geneticists address the risk for ovarian and breast cancers in women who are BRCA positive.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What You Should Know 11/19/2019

    About 50-70 million of us nationwide have sleep disorders. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of them and it affects adults and children. Learn about signs and treatment.

  • 5 Natural Remedies For Cold and Flu 11/18/2019

    Dr. Greenman's list of 5 Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu helps to boost your immune system and treat infections. Visit our blog to view the full list!

  • 8 Reasons to Breastfeed 11/14/2019

    Are you trying to decide whether the bottle or breast is best? Here’s how both you and baby can benefit from nursing.

  • What Are the Benefits of a Teaching Hospital? 11/5/2019

    Stamford Hospital is a teaching hospital. What is a teaching hospital and how do you as a patient benefit from a learning environment? Find out more in our blog.

  • Alzheimer’s: Caring for Yourself and Loved Ones 11/2/2019

    Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are cunning and baffling. Dr. Allison Ostroff of Stamford Health offers guidance for caregivers in this blog.

  • Top 10 Reasons to Quit Smoking 11/2/2019

    If you’ve been thinking about quitting smoking, are in the process, or need an extra push to get started, here are some pointers that may help inspire you.

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