Health in Providence, RI

When the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) was released in May of 2013, “autism” was relegated from a separate disorder to fall under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) which, in and of itself is vague but includes the following subca...

Norfolk, Hampshire and Devon have no dedicated space for children who are a danger to themselves or others

Some signs that your child may benefit from a psychoeducational assessment include a progressively worsening attitude toward school, persistently disruptive behaviour in class, and/or a failure to learn basic intellectual, social, or behavioural skills (as appropriate for his age group).

(HealthDay)—There's a lot you can learn from your elders, starting with the results of a multi-year study of exercise and brain health in seniors.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASCRS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This enduring material is FREE and is eligible for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Sunday, May 19, was World IBD Day, focusing attention on the more than 10 million people globally who have been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, according to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

The hospitals of Lifespan- Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Miriam Hospital, Newport Hospital and Bradley Hospital, have a long history of providing care in Rhode Island. Although Rhode Island is small, the people served by each hospital may have their own unique health needs. One way for each hospital to identify the most urgent health needs in its service area is to periodically conduct a Community…

Obesity is often thought to be just a weight-related condition. More studies, however, have found that it affects many other organs in the body and can be a threat to overall health and wellness. Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, is a popular treatment method for obesity. There are several myths and misconceptions about the surgery and its outcomes. Here, we