Fall 2016

The PulseUConn Health News

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On the Ground for Breast Cancer Awareness

Since September 2015, UConn Health’s Community Breast Navigator has counseled more than 300 women on the importance of early detection.

Women's Health
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UConn Writes New Prescription for Medical Education

“MDelta” curriculum is based on the principles of lifelong learning, patient-centered care, and collaborative teamwork.

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Lab Notes – Fall 2016

Learn what our scientists have discovered about how to treat certain inflammatory disorders, your parents’ longevity, the key to managing side effects from osteoarthritis medications, and the risks of party drugs.

Research
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Detecting Hearing Loss, Vertigo via Blood Tests

A UConn Health physician-scientist is currently testing the promise of the first-ever blood tests for hearing loss and vertigo.

Otolaryngology
The Power of PossibleThe Future of Medicine
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UConn to Establish Genetic Counseling Master’s Program

UConn has awarded $300,174 to seed a new Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Program in Genetics, Genomics, and Counseling.

UConn ExaminesHealth Insurance
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How to Guide Patients Through Health Exchange Open Enrollment

Q&A with Dr. Victor Villagra, Associate Director Of UConn’s Health Disparities Institute