Health in Woonsocket, RI

CVS Health was named to the 2019 Best for Vets list, compiled by Military Times and based on company culture, policies and accommodations made for members of the National Guard and reserves.

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

Fourth Annual University-Wide Diversity Retreat “Instituting a Culture of Inclusion”
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Alumni Hall
FEATURED SPEAKER Dr. Crystal Fleming
Professor, author, public intellectual and leading expert on global racism and white supremacy

See how the Healing Arts program at Lifespan hospitals in Rhode Island uses art therapy to improve patient health, and learn about specific healing arts programs.

In our commitment to being a trusted partner in proactive wellness solutions, CVS Pharmacy is launching “Tested to Be Trusted,” a vitamin and supplement testing program, and offering a wider assortment of self-care products in new categories.

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For a local family, nursing is a family affair. NBC 10's Barbara Morse Silva reports.

PROVIDENCE — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Miriam Hospital a five-year, $2.4-million grant to study the value

Vincent Pera Jr., MD, Explains Lighten Up, a Weight Loss Program for Teens Contact Us Many insurers cover most of the care patients receive while participating in Lighten Up.

More than two million people in the world have multiple sclerosis (MS) and almost 200 new cases are diagnosed in the United States every week. What is MS? MS is a disease of the brain and spinal cord and is the leading cause of disability in young adults ages 20 to 40. MS occurs when a person’s own immune system starts attacking the myelin, or the coating around the nerves of

Lifespan Cancer Institute will hold its Annual Golf & Tennis Tournament on Monday, June 25th at Agawam Hunt Country Club.

The Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers takes place at Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies and helps CVS Health vendors develop skills in finance, leadership and technology.

FDA worries that current labels weren't emphatic enough about dangerous side effects

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Nowadays, many of us are glued to our cell phones when we have down time because, let's face it, we're on social media. But taking a break from it could be good for your mental health and overall well-being.

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The program will recruit 128 children from ages 6 to 12 through public housing authority and doctor's offices to encourage healthier lifestyles.

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher has named Mark D. Henderson chief information officer and vice chancellor. He will start in this position in early June.

Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday.

Mistaken beliefs about sleep are common and pose a significant health threat, a new study warns.

Have you heard this recommendation? Over the years, I’ve had several clients come to me after reading articles about avoiding all foods that are white. It seems simple. But what does it mean? Should you pass by anything white in your grocery store? What about egg whites, plain yogurt, milks (dairy or plant based), potatoes, cannellini beans and even cauliflower?

The ADA Dentist and Student Lobby Day kicked off April 14 in the nation's capital. More than 1,100 dentists, dental students, state association staff and other dental leaders gathered to advocate for the profession and patients.

The number of measles cases in the United States made its biggest jump of the year, with 90 new cases reported in just one week, according to numbers released Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Obesity is a complex medical disease that currently affects approximately 25 percent of Rhode Island teenagers. In fact, the occurrence of obesity in children has tripled since the 1970s. There are many factors that may contribute to the development of obesity. In addition to food choices and physical activity level, your child’s medications, family history, hormones,

Veterinarian Joni Sarakon says a puppy’s death while being driven between veterinary hospitals showed her the need for Pawprint Oxygen.

Rates of prostate cancer cases and deaths have declined or stabilized in many countries. And the United States had the largest recent decrease in disease incidence, a new study says.

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A new theory says that the ever-slowing speed at which our brain processes images as we get older speeds up our perception of time.