Health Center in the News – July 24, 2012

Health Center in the News Power squared; why you need a vacation; could stem cells slow the aging process; and sometimes dust is the problem.


At Intersection of Science, Dollars the Tortis See Hope for UConn

Hartford Business Journal, July 23, 2012

Frank and Suzy Torti are newcomers to Connecticut but that’s not stopping them from being among the state’s top power couples.

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Why You Need a Vacation

Aired on WNPR-FM, July 12, 2012

Days after WNPR’s “ Where We Live” host John Dankosky returned from vacation, he did a show about why it’s important for us to take vacations. Among the guests was UConn Health Center clinical psychologist Karen Steinberg-Gallucci.

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UConn Researcher’s Focus: Could Stem Cells Slow the Aging Process?

The CT Mirror, July 9, 2012

Morgan Carlson’s earliest memory is the day he found out that his mother and father would someday die. “I broke down and began screaming and yelling when I realized my parents were going to die and that I, too, was going to die,” he said.

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Workplace Air Quality: Sometimes Dust Is the Problem

Hartford Courant, July 3, 2012

Solutions require everyone in an office to work together in ways they haven’t had to do before, said Paula Schenck, assistant director of the Center for Indoor Environments and Health at the University of Connecticut Health Center. “It takes a team,” she said.

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Update on Stem Cell Research in Connecticut

Aired on WRCH-FM, June 24, 2012

Marc Lalande, professor and chair, Genetics and Developmental Biology, and director of the UConn Stem Cell Institute, joins the Rev. Lydell Brown on Lite 100.5 WRCH’s “Rich Answers” program to discuss stem cell research in Connecticut and particularly at UConn.

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