South County Health Oncology Nurse Navigator Named 2016 Oncology Nurse of the Year

WAKEFIELD, RI – The Oncology Nursing Society—Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts chapter—named Leah Arsenault, oncology nurse navigator at South County Health, the 2016 Oncology Nurse of the Year. She was awarded on Saturday, March 12 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick. Oncology Nurse of the Year is presented annually to recognize an oncology nurse who shows … Read more

13th Annual Nutrition Fuels Fitness 5K in Support of Nutrition Education in RI and Amos House

  WARWICK, RI – The Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is gearing up for its 13th annual Nutrition Fuels Fitness 5K and Health Expo on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Goddard Memorial State Park. Participants can register at: Proceeds will benefit nutrition education in Rhode Island, scholarships to support local undergraduate nutrition … Read more

Fight Inflammation with Food

by Ashley Murphy When the Boston Globe reported that Tom Brady follows an anti-inflammatory diet, the popularity of anti-inflammatory foods soared. And while we may not all be high profile football stars, we can all benefit from eating foods that reduce inflammation. You are probably most familiar with inflammation that accompanies some type of trauma … Read more

Clean Cooking Lentil And Kale Slow Cooker Recipe

by Chef Lara Lentil and Kale Slow Cooker Recipe This recipe combines kale, which is nutrient-rich and high in anti-oxidants, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and more. Lentils are another ingredient, they are a known super food, high in fiber, protein, Vitamin B6, and are also considered a low-glycemic food. This dish packs a punch for … Read more

Spring Into Fitness

  by Lori Cipolla With Spring around the corner, it’s a perfect time to start planning to take your fitness regimen outdoors. Not only does physical activity outdoors change things up, it provides additional health benefits. Studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show that as little as 5 minutes a day doing … Read more