“Power of Possible” on NBC Connecticut

During NBC Connecticut’s Wednesday 5 p.m. and Thursday 6 a.m. newscasts, tune-in to watch UConn Health’s “Power of Possible” in action. Each week our top experts are sharing their latest innovative clinical care breakthroughs and translational research explorations that are advancing medicine and patient care.

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Electrophysiology

Electrophysiology experts are restoring normal heart function for patients with the latest pacemaker technology.

Family Medicine

Dr. Erica Waddington discusses how the multidisciplinary clinic allows families to see their specialists all in one place while having the convenience of urgent care, even on weekends.

Alzheimer's

The UConn Center on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter are guiding and supporting caregivers like Charlene Faselle.

Lung Cancer

Dr. Omar Ibrahim and the multidisciplinary team at the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center are helping patients catch lung cancer early and treat it swiftly while being minimally invasive.

Cardio-Oncology

The Cardio-Oncology Program at UConn Health is going above and beyond to protect the hearts of cancer patients as they undergo lifesaving chemotherapy and radiation.

Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lynn shares how she navigated through her breast cancer screening and diagnosis.

Neurosurgery - Face Twitch

Karol describes how she lived with a facial twitch for over 15 years. Through collaboration between Neurosurgery and ENT, Drs. Ketan Bulsara and Daniel Roberts successfully resolved Karol’s issue.

Heart Failure

The Pat & Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center helped to manage Andrew’s heart condition and how they’re working to help others struggling with debilitating heart failure symptoms.

Aging Well

UConn Center on Aging’s primary and specialty care is keeping patients like George, 79, aging-well, active, and feeling younger than ever.

Health Disparities Institute

Learn about the transformative work of the Health Disparities Institute and how Dr. Wizdom Powell and her team are creating the first ever report card on health equity for boys and men of color.

Fast Stroke Care

Seconds count when you’re having a stroke. Watch the video to hear how Carl, father of a 5-year-old son, survived a stroke with no serious side effects thanks to the fast action of our stroke team.

Kidney Cancer

Dr. Benjamin Ristau is helping patients like Chuck beat kidney cancer using minimally-invasive surgical approaches, including robotic surgery, to dramatically reduce postoperative pain and speed their recovery.

Huntington's Disease

UConn Health’s unique Huntington’s Disease (HD) Program led by Dr. Glenn Konopaske is helping patients like Kathy and her family living with the inherited progressive brain disorder.

Acid Reflux

A UConn Health gastroenterologist and surgeon teamed up to finally bring relief to Wandy after years of suffering from severe acid reflux disease or GERD.

Diverticulitis

UConn Health’s skilled-surgeons such as Dr. Ryan Millea are saving the lives of critically-ill patients like Boney Daley each and every day giving them a second chance at life.

Melanoma

How UConn Health Dermatology is shining greater light on suspicious skin lesions using innovative and painless confocal technology to catch a potential melanoma or other skin cancer.

Lifestyle Medicine Clinic

How one local couple’s health has drastically improved thanks to the care of UConn Health’s Lifestyle Medicine Clinic led by Bradley Biskup, P.A.-C., of The Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center.

Epilepsy

State-of-the-art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at UConn John Dempsey Hospital and the comprehensive epilepsy care services offered by UConn Health under the leadership of Dr. John Greenfield.

Voice Center

Dr. Denis Lafreniere and Voice/Speech Pathologist Starr Cookman are helping singers like Stephen Rodgers and many others maintain a healthy voice.

Cooling Cap

A new cooling cap therapy is helping breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy save the majority of their hair. See Marisa’s inspiring story.

Successful Delivery of Triplets

Holly’s successful pregnancy and delivery of triplet boys thanks to UConn Health’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine experts.

myHealthONE

The new online patient portal is like having a doctor in your pocket. It allows you to take a more active role in your health and conveniently communicate personally and privately with your physician.

UConn HealthONE

The exciting launch of HealthONE, our new state-of-the-art electronic health record system. HealthONE is connecting your medical team and your medical records all in one place.

Health Career Opportunity Programs

Longstanding Health Career Opportunity Programs (HCOP), founded by Dr. Marja Hurley, has been helping Connecticut’s youth pursue their dreams of future careers in medicine and science.

LambdaVision Retinal Implant

UConn’s Technology Incubation Program is helping biotech start-up companies in Farmington advance their innovative research and promising medical devices to bring potential cures closer to patients.

Stroke

Dr. Ketan Bulsara, with the Stroke Center, worked quickly to save Victor D'Occhio’s life with a mechanical thrombectomy procedure to remove the dangerous clot from his brain.

Colon Cancer Surgery

Department of Surgery’s Dr. Eric Girard performed minimally invasive robotic surgery to successfully remove a cancerous tumor.

Advancing Older Adult Surgical Care

Dr. David McFadden, chief of surgery, has a strong bond with his patients like Mrs. Anne King, a colon cancer survivor.

Emergency Department

The Emergency Department offers a full-spectrum of services ranging from urgent to critical emergency care needs.

Maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure

Leading hypertension expert Dr. William B. White helps many patients lower their high blood pressure to a healthy level.

Spine Surgery Gives Patient 'Her Life Back'

Dr. Isaac Moss is changing the lives of his patients with the latest minimally-invasive spine surgery techniques, including robotic-guided surgery.

Coping with Holiday Stress

Mood & Anxiety Clinic experts talk about ways to reduce your holiday stress and how the team is available to listen and help support you.

The Flu

Chief of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Kevin Dieckhaus, talks about how best to protect yourself this flu season.

Testing the Power of Immunotherapy

The Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center’s promising immunotherapy clinical trials are helping advanced cancer patients beat the odds.

Faster and Safer Heart Attack Care

Teamwork of our Calhoun Cardiology Center, Emergency Department, and paramedics that is speeding heart attack patient care and saving lives.

Wide-Awake Surgery at UConn Health

Cutting-edge “wide awake surgery” now offered by the Hand, Wrist and Elbow Team of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

New England Sickle Cell Institute

The New England Sickle Cell Institute, led by Dr. Biree Andemariam, is helping sickle cell patients beat the odds.

Navy Veteran’s Hearing Restored

UConn Health is successfully restoring hearing loss with state-of-the-art cochlear implant technology.

Cardio-Oncology Protecting Hearts of Cancer Patients

The Cardio-Oncology Program is going above and beyond to protect the hearts of cancer patients.

Advanced Genomic Testing

Dr. J. Travis Hinson is using the power of advanced genomic testing in his laboratory to empower his heart patients and their families.

Shoulder Surgery

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine experts are leveraging the power of a patient’s own bone marrow cells during rotator cuff surgery.

Dental Medicine

Dr. Geraldine Weinstein discusses how UConn Health remains on the forefront of dental medicine using the latest technology and techniques.

Vascular Surgery

UConn Health’s team of vascular surgeons offers patients like Catherine Schilling innovative imaging and treatment solutions.

Pulmonary Hypertension

UConn Health serves as a lifeline for young mother’s like Colleen Brunetti and others living with pulmonary hypertension.

Catching Lung Cancer Early

Dr. Omar Ibrahim and the multidisciplinary team at the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center are helping patients catch lung cancer early.