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  • Movember: Whiskers for a cause

    Movember: Whiskers for a cause

    Movember not only brings out the moustache that every wife and girlfriend loves, but also brings men’s health to the forefront. Learn more.

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  • Flu fact or myth?

    Flu fact or myth?

    Providence and Dr. Aaron Beck debunk the most common myths and misconceptions about the flu vaccine.

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  • Future of Health Radio Launches in Partnership with Providence and Digital Broadcast Platform Provider Dash Radio

    Future of Health Radio Launches in Partnership with Providence and Digital Broadcast Platform Provider Dash Radio

    New episode debuts today on the health-focused, 24/7 streaming station featuring 20 influencer interviews on the health impact of social media

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  • A to Z in the Providence Advanced Care Center

    A to Z in the Providence Advanced Care Center

    The gleaming, state-of-the-art Providence Little Company of Mary Advanced Care Center opened its doors in 2018 and has filled rapidly with a number of health care services vital to the South Bay.

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  • Healthcare open enrollment FAQs

    Healthcare open enrollment FAQs

    Get answers to your frequently asked questions about Open Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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  • Cosmetics and eczema

    Cosmetics and eczema

    Learn which cosmetic and skin care products to avoid and which to include if you’re one of the millions of women with eczema.

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  • Make the season social: Tips to handle holiday loneliness

    Make the season social: Tips to handle holiday loneliness

    You don’t have to face a lonely holiday season. Use these tips to bring others into your life and brighten up the season.

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  • Common causes of chest pain

    Common causes of chest pain

    Does chest pain mean I’m having a heart attack?

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  • Your heart wants you to stop smoking: Seven creative ways

    Your heart wants you to stop smoking: Seven creative ways

    Are you trying to quit smoking? Learn how to kick the habit for good with these seven creative tactics.

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  • The health benefits of herbs and spices

    The health benefits of herbs and spices

    Add these four herbs and spices to your kitchen for their great taste — and health benefits.

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  • Have you solved the protein puzzle: meat or plants?

    Have you solved the protein puzzle: meat or plants?

    Whether you get your protein from a meat-based or plant-based diet, it’s an essential building block for your body’s cells, tissues and organs.

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  • More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that occurs most often during fall and winter and affects more women than men.

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  • Do you have hearing loss?

    Do you have hearing loss?

    Has your hearing grown worse as you’ve grown older? This quiz from Providence can help determine if you have presbycusis—hearing loss that occurs with age.

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  • Plan Now for Open Enrollment

    Plan Now for Open Enrollment

    Everyone knows the importance of having health insurance. Every fall is your chance to review your health care insurance options for the coming year and to make any changes.

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  • Heart rate 101: How to monitor it and what's ideal

    Heart rate 101: How to monitor it and what's ideal

    Learn the facts about heart rate: what it is, how to check your numbers, and terms you should know.

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  • For people with Alzheimer's, music brings sweet memories

    For people with Alzheimer's, music brings sweet memories

    It’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and a reminder that research is needed to find a cure. In the meantime, music can help Alzheimer’s patients. Here’s how.

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  • What vaping does to your lungs

    What vaping does to your lungs

    Is there a link between vaping and lung cancer? Experts weigh in on the latest about e-cigarettes and their effects on your lungs.

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  • Flu season round-up: Tips and how to prepare

    Flu season round-up: Tips and how to prepare

    Flu season runs from October through May each year. Take the time to educate yourself on the flu, how to avoid it and what to do if you end up catching it.

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  • A jet ski accident left him paralyzed. He left the Providence Spine Institute on his own two feet.

    A jet ski accident left him paralyzed. He left the Providence Spine Institute on his own two feet.

    Randy was rushed to a local hospital, but as the days passed, he still had no feeling below the neck. It was clear that he would need very specialized help.

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  • How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    Learn the ways an over- or underactive thyroid can affect women including menstruation, fertility, pregnancy and postpartum health.

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  • Malnutrition in babies and young children

    Malnutrition in babies and young children

    Part two of a two-part series that looks at the growing epidemic of malnutrition. This month: Malnutrition in babies and young children.

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