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Tossing Confetti for Kids

A Newport party planner helps children celebrate birthdays during hospital stays.

Allergy Play

A developing game teaches kids how to have fun with their peanut allergies.

Community Health

Students from Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School launched the state’s first clinic for asylum seekers.

Bad Manners Cancer

A local artist branded her cancer and started living.

Family Time

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island was instrumental in pushing forward Rhode Island’s paid family leave policy, enacted in January. The policy offers job-protected time off for new parents as well as foster parents and people caring for ill family members. CEO Marcia Coné breaks it down for us.

Ask the Doctor: Skin Cancer

The state’s top dermatologist, Lynn Iler, shares some misconceptions about the most common cancer in the United States.

Top Dentists 2013

177 dentists who will make you smile

Healthy Pampering

Safe, local products and services for people with health-challenged skin.

A Clean Release

A popup recovery community center inside the women’s ACI teaches inmates how to stay sober on the outside.

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Cooking Like Kinnan

A twelve-year-old from Pawtucket cooked his way to the White House with a tasty Middle Eastern-inspired meal.

Ava Anderson Non-Toxic Expands Product Line

The personal care line has rapidly expanded from the original six skin care products to seventy-two Ava items, including home cleaning, baby and pet products.

Lace Up Your Sneaks for Girls on the Run

The annual race gets girls into running.

Adopt-a-Hive Q and A

Peter Lutz's business helps pollinate plants and gardens in Providence.

Bike to Work Day Events in Rhode Island

Leave the car at home and ride your bike on Friday.

Health & Wellness Extras

Physicians Listings

The 2014 directory of physicians  —  a reference guide for consumers looking for health care providers  —  includes RI physicians in active practice.

Guide to Health & Wellness

Featuring important medical information on a variety of topics along with a listing of Rhode Island MDs and DOs.

Dentist Profiles

Profiles of a number of area dentists from various fields.

20th Annual Worksite Wellness Awards

Good Health is Good Business for Rhode Island Employers. Presented by: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Physician Profiles

Profiles of a number of area physicians from various fields.

Breast Health

The Elephant in the Room: How to talk about difficult issues related to a breast cancer diagnosis.

Whole Woman

Rhode Island Monthly's guide to a woman's health and wellness. Sponsored by Care New England.

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Ballerina, M.D.

Colleen Cavanaugh, an East Providence OB/GYN, fused her two passions when she founded Part of the Oath, a contemporary ballet company that performs dances inspired by breast cancer, nutrition and bullying.

Surgical Precision

Upon learning of a serious diagnosis, Rhode Islanders’ first thoughts often turn to Boston. Hospitals here are working to change that by investing in advanced robotics systems capable of revolutionizing surgery.

Today's Visionaries

New surgical techniques are resulting in better outcomes for patients.

Top Dogs

Four sets of medical volunteers prove that comfort comes in all shapes, sizes and breeds.

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