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June is Men’s Health Month

Gentlemen, this month, it’s all about you and your health. Each June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country to heighten awareness and encourage the early detection and treatment of preventable health problems for men and boys.

2019-06-28T19:19:42+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , |

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.

2017-04-12T17:29:56+00:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: Body, Family, Spirit|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. [...]

2016-12-28T13:25:37+00:00October 26th, 2016|Categories: Body, Family|Tags: , , |

Take a ‘Stand’ Against your Sedentary Working Style

Sitting or remaining sedentary for long stretches of time has been linked to markedly increased risks for obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Learn how you can get started toward a less sedentary work day.

2016-12-28T14:43:41+00:00October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Body|Tags: , , |

A Doesn’t Stand For Aching When It Comes to Your Child’s Back

Have you ever hoisted your teenager's history book and been surprised at how heavy it is? Know the safety concerns associated with heavy backpacks and recommended weights.

2016-12-27T19:13:06+00:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Family|Tags: , , |

SOS = Shade Our Skin

Playing outside is a rite of summer, and the playground, beach, campground and even the backyard beckon to our children. Most of them will accumulate most of their lifetime sun exposure before they turn 18, and it's a parent's duty to make sure they do it safely so they don't bring a higher risk [...]

2016-12-08T18:56:24+00:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: Body|Tags: , , , |