Dr. Ducharme’s Blog November 19, 2018 Can We Be Thankful?

The holidays have always been a time of emotion and increased stress. People assume everyone else has a perfect family or is having the perfect meal. Scrolling through Facebook, it seems like everyone is so happy. That, however, is not reality. People rarely post about their child who is struggling...
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Spotlite: Winter Injuries Dr. Jay Kimmel Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group

Staying active with outdoor winter sports is a wonderful way to get some exercise and enjoy the fresh air. However, outdoor enthusiasts should take caution. Every year, more than 400,000 people are treated for winter sports-related injuries from skiing, snow boarding, ice skating and sledding...
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Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch

Welcome to the Companions and Homemakers Sunday Morning Smooth Jazz Brunch! This weekend on the "Brunch" it's another free concert ticket giveaway! Join us on Sunday morning from 8am until noon for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Peter White's Christmas Show. On December 1st, Euge Groove and...
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PillowTalk: A Variety Night Filled With Love

Friday night was a great night rich with PillowTalk love song requests and love dedications. It began with a request from Linda in Hartford who was warm and snug in her bed when she called for a song by Rick Astley. From Simsbury came words of love from Matt to his wife of 21 years, Lisa. He...
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Fun Facts For National Fast Food Day

Fast food was originally created as a way to accommodate the larger numbers of busy commuters, travelers and wage workers who often did not have the time to sit down at a public house or diner and wait for their meal, and still make a profit. The modern history of fast food in the United States...
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PillowTalk: Both Sides Of A Difference Of Opinion

It all started with a PillowTalk request for a song from Mike in Putnam. He wanted to hear I Will Always Love You but he wanted me to choose which version of the song to play as a request on the radio. It has always been an unspoken rule of mine that I would rather that listeners choose the song...
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Petition Encouraging Maroon 5 To Drop Out Of Super Bowl Halftime Show Gains Momentum

A petition featured on the website change.org has garnered over 40,000 signatures of folks demanding that Maroon 5 drop out of their scheduled halftime performance at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta in February. The reason for this petition has nothing to do with Maroon 5 or their music, but because of...
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PillowTalk: They Survived A Rough Start

Steve didn't make it to the restaurant after the social. Still, Steve and Sandy have been married for 35 years. Sandy told me that she and the man who would eventually become her husband were supposed to get together after a social in West Hartford. The gang was supposed to meet up at the Oakwood...
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PillowTalk: Songs You Love For The One You Love

How well do you know your children? Lauren from Wallingford took enough interest in her daughter Anna (pronounced: On na) to call the PillowTalk love lines and make a dedication to her. She knows her daughter loves a certain Billy Joel song. And her mom says, Anna loves to dance to that song...
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