Health in Lincoln, RI

Tragic life events have a way of leaving an indelible mark on our psyche. Tragedy is a relative term and has a unique meaning for each individual. For one person, tragedy may be an unexpected job loss while others may feel tragedy is the death of a loved one.

A new initiative at Hasbro Children’s Hospital promises to save lives. "Patients that will survive sepsis are patients that get treated right away,” said Dr. Ranna Rozenfeld, who is a pediatric critical care physician at Hasbro. Every year, more than 42,000 children became seriously ill from sepsis. As many as 9 percent of them die. Rozenfeld said they've seen more cases of sepsis than usual, partly because of a bad flu season.

If the cacophony of children screaming and throwing tiny plastic balls everywhere hasn't prompted you to forgo ball pits, a new study may just send you scurrying for the door.

Celeste C. Corcoran, MD, a board certified pediatrician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of instilling in children healthy eating and ...

What do you eat for exam and revision days? Eating the right foods can boost your memory and focus. But which foods to eat when time is tight?

Adult strokes are commonly caused by high blood pressure, an irregular heartbeat and a hardening of the arteries. But these conditions are rare in children, the National Stroke Association says.

Finding common ground with your teen builds trust, understanding appreciation and affection. Here are 30 ideas.

One of the most common questions I get as a pharmacist is, “Are generics really as good as brand medications?” Unfortunately, there ...

Hospital officials say the alliance streamlines communication and clinical services to ensure the best possible patient care.

Carolina Cerezo, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the pediatric division of Rhode Island Hospital, caring for children wi...

Spring has sprung and a new youth sports season is right around the corner. With that in mind, here are some tips for gearing up and warming up for spring athletics. Baseball/Softball

NASA astronaut Anne McClain sent a special greeting from the International Space Station in celebration of the local tradition.

"Am I doing it right?" A new mom shares some pragmatic and surprising takeaways from her first year of motherhood, from mom judgement to breastfeeding apps.

Kristin Lombardi, MD, is a physician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the pediatric division of Rhode Island Hospital. Lombardi specializes in pediatric cardio...

On March 27, NASA astronaut Anne McClain will send the greeting from 250 miles above Earth.

Ten members of the close-knit Johnston Memorial Cancer Events family had just settled into their seats when Vin LaFazia – a founding father of the unique non-profit – announced, “We’re off …

It's a place where they can take a break while staying close to their seriously ill children

The U.S. is polio-free, but poliovirus is still a threat in some countries.

Computer gaming is not inherently bad for young children, study finds.

Each year, proceeds from the Heroes Ball are used to establish and grow significant programs throughout Hasbro Children's Hospital.

It's not too late! Anxious kids can learn to sleep in their own bed with a technique called "fading." The Child Mind Institute explains what to do.

Celeste C. Corcoran, MD, a board certified pediatrician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, discusses the importance of practicing preventive care for your child,...

Whilte teenagers are notoriously difficult to parent, these tips for bonding with your teen can improve your relationship in no time,

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