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July 2020
July 22, 2020

7 Meatless Meal Ideas

Meat doesn't have to be the only source of protein in your diet. In fact, studies show that eating red meat and processed meat can increase your risk of developing heart disease and cancer. Try these creative ideas for delicious, veggie-based alternatives.

July 17, 2020

Several Middlesex Offices to Offer COVID-19 Testing

Middlesex Health is offering COVID-19 testing for existing patients at several medical offices and our urgent care centers in Middletown and Madison. Tests are only available by appointment and with a doctor's order.

July 7, 2020

Scalp Cooling to Help Chemotherapy Patients

The Middlesex Health Cancer Center is now offering scalp cooling technology to help keep patients undergoing chemotherapy from losing their hair.

July 7, 2020

Fried Rice with Mushrooms

This fried rice is as flavorful as your favorite takeout version and it's packed with brown rice and veggies.

June 2020
June 18, 2020

Sesame Ginger Shrimp

Looking for a new marinade? This one is easy to memorize and is good on more than shrimp. It's also tasty on chicken, tofu, tempeh, pork and beef, and makes a great dip for kebabs.

June 16, 2020

Battling Breast Cancer During a Pandemic

Melissa Mathers was halfway through seven weeks of radiation therapy at Middlesex Health Cancer Center to treat her breast cancer when Connecticut schools and workplaces began to close down to limit the spread of COVID-19. “My goal was to remain healthy so that I could complete my radiation therapy,” says Mathers.

May 2020
May 18, 2020

Middlesex Health Resumes Elective Surgeries

Middlesex Health is, once again, performing elective surgeries. This step has been taken because Middlesex believes it is safe to perform procedures that were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Getting Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Even during a pandemic, it is important to keep up with your medical care, including routine physicals, and you should absolutely seek emergency care if you need it. Middlesex Health is going above and beyond to ensure that you can do this safely.

April 2020
April 23, 2020

Dealing with Stress and Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you are worried about COVID-19 and its impact on your life, you are not alone. Dr. Patrice Holmes, a Middlesex Health psychiatrist, discusses signs of anxiety, some ways to curb anxiety and when it might be time to seek help.

April 17, 2020

Virtual Choir Brings Songs of Comfort to Middlesex Health Patients

This beautiful rendition of "Here Comes the Sun" was recorded specially for patients at Middlesex Hospital by a group of professional singers from northeast Connecticut. As a part of their Songs of Comfort project, this talented chorus is showing support through music to those impacted most by COVID-19.