Podcast Conversation About Coronavirus

Brown Medicine Infectious Disease specialist Dr. Philip Chan answers the most pressing questions on the minds of curious Rhode Islanders about this unprecedented and rapidly changing virus pandemic.
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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives. Brown Medicine Endoscopy Center’s Dr. Harlan Rich was interviewed on WPRI-TV about the role of screening, diet and lifestyle in preventing and beating colon cancer.
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February is American Heart Health Month

Heart disease can happen at any age. The most common type is coronary artery disease which decreases blood flow to the heart, causing a heart attack. Read below for information on the symptoms, risk factors and other facts.
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Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in 2020

From moving your body more to being mindful, here are easy and inexpensive tips for making key lifestyle changes that can keep you healthy and fit in this new decade.
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Dealing With Grief During the Holidays

The holiday season can be extremely difficult when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. Here are some tips that may help you cope with your grief during this holiday season.
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When Is It OK to Forget?

Brown Medicine’s Geriatrics Division in East Providence is offering free classes in February, 2020 on Alzheimer’s and dementia. Click button below to register.
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Remember to Get Your Flu Shot

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that anyone over the age of six months should get an annual influenza vaccine. Learn more about how you can protect yourself, your family and co-workers from the flu this season and stay healthy.
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Dr. Sanzen Interviewed About Safe Medication Use

Brown Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Dr. Kelley Sanzen shared her knowledge on WPRV-AM about ailments that may affect us as we age. She discussed tips for asking questions of your pharmacist and primary care provider and other information patients should be aware of.
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Are You or Someone You Know at Risk for Diabetes?

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke. It’s the leading cause of chronic kidney disease, lower-limb amputations and adult-onset blindness. Test your knowledge of the warning signs by taking our Quiz.
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Drugs to Avoid in Older Adults

Certain medications should be avoided in older adults to reduce the chance of reactions and side effects.
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