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Finding Compassionate Care as a Transgendered Woman

As a transgendered woman, Lila has already faced plenty of anxiety-inducing scenarios, finding a doctor shouldn't be another one. Read how Lila's experiences with our teams at both Kent Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island were there for her, both physically and emotionally.

March 24th, 2017|Categories: Body, Family, Spirit|Tags: , |

Coping With Infertility During the Holidays

In some ways, the holidays can be difficult for everyone. What is supposed to be a time of lovely, warm celebrations often is fraught with stress. For couples and individuals coping with infertility, this pressure is often brought to a critical point. Learn how to keep your expectations reasonable, and practice self-compassion.

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Family, Mind|Tags: , |

Maintain a Schedule for Kids With ADHD

Structure is an important tool for Rae-Anne Culp and her son Jack when it comes to managing his severe Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). “Jack does much better when he knows what is coming because of the set schedule,” Rae-Anne says. “Although he can’t really tell time, he’s getting better at [...]

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Family, Mind|Tags: , , |

Partner With a PCP for Better Health

By Susan McDonald When I turned 40, it seemed like I had more than a few physical complaints – my right knee was aching more and more, I had a painful lump on the top of my right foot, I’d have a headache by the end of every day, and my stomach was acting up. [...]

October 26th, 2016|Categories: Body, Family|Tags: , , |

Let Your Baby Feed on ‘Liquid Gold’

World Breastfeeding Week starting August 1 draws international attention to one of the most natural acts a woman can perform, an experience many women find impossible to describe."Breastfeeding, we believe, is the best way for a baby to get nutrition in the first months of life," explains Cindi Zembo, RN, BSN, IBCLC, coordinator of the [...]

September 8th, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: , , |

Not Your Grandmother’s Hysterectomy

Advances in technology and physician training over the last few decades have greatly expanded the options available to you if your doctor has determined that you need a hysterectomy, which is the surgical removal of the uterus. "This generally isn't your grandmother's hysterectomy, or even your mother's!" says Charles Rardin, MD, director of the [...]

August 12th, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: , , , |