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Here's what one physician from Women & Infants 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.
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When you think of fall, does the scent of freshly baked apple pie or a blend of cinnamon and pumpkin come to mind? Di you know that the essential oils used in aromatherapy can support 12 different body systems, including the immune, nervous and muscular/skeletal systems? Learn more about how you can use scents to improve your health.
How dense breast tissue can make it difficult to read a mammogram and has been associated with a modest increase in one's risk for breast cancer.
After 16 rounds of chemo, a mastectomy and 33 doses of radiation, Aimee thought the worst was over. And then she noticed her right arm starting to swell. Read about Aimee's story and how she got the treatment she needed.
According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, “plant foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans contain a variety of cancer fighters including vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Learn how to include more plant based foods into your diet.
Deb Improta had a long history of breast and ovarian cancer, learn how genetic testing helped her make some difficult decisions.
Sadiqa Kendi had just gotten married and was new to Providence when she felt a lump in her breast. Read more about her journey.
Did you know that this year alone there will be 95,000 new cases of colon cancer diagnosed and another 39,000 cases of rectal cancer? The good news is that the five-year survival rate is 90% but we can do much more to increase awareness and let people know to get their colonoscopy!