• HPV, What You Should Know

    HPV, What You Should Know

    Here's what one physician from Women & Infant's Hospital has to say about the new legislation passed by the Rhode Island Department of Health, mandating all seventh graders receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine before returning to school for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Every Concussion is Unique

    Every Concussion is Unique

    As more professional athletes reveal the long-term consequences of a concussion, parents, coaches and even young athletes are recognizing the need for medical attention after a hard hit to the head.
  • The Bottom Line on Back Pain

    The Bottom Line on Back Pain

    Back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. In fact, nearly 8 out of 10 people experience back pain at some point in their lives.
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Health Myths

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Myths Nixed on Naxolene

Through the use of Naloxone, death after overdose can be prevented in cases involving opioid drugs and pain pills if given in time.
  • Skin Cancer Myths

Sunny Days, Chasing the Myths Away

There are rumors, suppositions and myths that often leave people unprotected against the sun and at risk for developing skin cancer.
  • Postpartum Depression Myth

What does PPD look like?

Postpartum depression in moms is more common than we think and yet, it's widely viewed as a misunderstood enigma. What does PPD in mothers look like?

The Wellness Corner

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Annual Kent Hospital NK5K

Lace up your sneakers and register for the Kent Hospital NK5K on Saturday, September 5th.
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Easing the Pain

Every August, thousands of us drop our freshman off for college and we both – teenager and parent – start a new phase. Here are a few things to remember.
  • Concussion

Every Concussion is Unique

As more professional athletes reveal the long-term consequences of a concussion, parents, coaches and even young athletes are recognizing the need for medical attention after a hard hit to the head.
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Protect Your Skin

One in five Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime. Learn how to prevent this from happening to you.

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