CNE Talks (Your) Health - Embrace Your Inner Scrooge
Bah-humbug you say? Don't feel shamed into acting festive when you're just not feeling it. Instead of masking your distaste or disinterest with tinsel and ropes of shiny artificial greenery, embrace your Inner Scrooge this year. Experts say you'll feel better for it. Read more
Put the Flu Shot on Your Holiday List
If you have not already received the flu shot, be sure you put it at the top of your holiday list! Adults 19 and older can visit public clinics at VNA of Care New England and Kent Hospital through Wednesday, November 28th to get this important vaccine. It only takes a few minutes to keep yourself flu-free throughout the holidays. Details
WIH Earns Three Million Dollar Grant from National Institute of Health
Women & Infants Hospital has earned a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to determine the efficacy of a neurobehavioral exam that may help to identify which infants are at greatest risk for developmental impairment.
Kent to Offer RAID Clinical Trial to Heart Disease Patients
The Kent Hospital Division of Cardiology is offering a new clinical trial, RAID (Ranolazine in High Risk ICD Patients), to patients with heart disease who currently have a cardiac defibrillator or are in need of an implantation. The study will determine how effective the drug, ranolazine, is in reducing the risk of fast and life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).
Reproduction and Infertility
Women & Infants’ Center for Reproduction and Infertility has one of the most successful in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs in the nation. Our physicians and staff care for patients with infertility, endometriosis, fallopian tube damage, menstrual or hormonal problems and more.
Adolescent Behavioral Health
Butler's Adolescent Treatment Unit is a 14-bed co-educational inpatient program for adolescents requiring intervention, stabilization, evaluation, and treatment for psychiatric or behavioral problems.
Since 1951, Kent Hospital's experienced and licensed rehabilitation therapists have helped to provide independence and productive lives for those recovering from MS, Parkinson's Disease and stroke.
Kids Choose to be Healthy
Kids Choose to be Healthy is an 8-week program focusing on nutrition and fitness education. The program promotes healthier lifestyle choices for overweight children and children who are at risk for becoming overweight. For more information, call Pamela Hill at 401-737-7010, ext. 1237.