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Challenging Cases

A Case Like No Other: An Audio Series from Lifespan Experts

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The Future of Neurosciences is in Rhode Island

The Center for Innovative Neurotechnology for Neural Repair (CINNR), partnership among Lifespan, Brown University, and commercial and government partners, is leading the development of a spinal cord machine interface to someday enable patients with spinal cord injuries to walk again.

Information for Patients and Visitors

Current Guidelines for Hospital Visitors

In response to the number of COVID cases throughout the state, and in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Health guidance, Lifespan has implemented the following visitation policy at our acute care hospitals.

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Lifespan Urgent Care

When a common medical condition arises, you can turn to Lifespan Urgent Care to get treatment with the expertise and compassion you expect from Rhode Island’s leading health care provider.

Lifespan in the Media

Lifespan in the Media

Here are some of the stories making headlines.

Lifespan makes daily headlines for the amazing work that happens here. Visit our newsroom to view the many local and national stories about our hospitals, programs, and patients. 

Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations:

Workforce and Youth Development

Free Education Opportunities

Lifespan’s Workforce Solutions, Training and Teamwork (STAT) program offers free education to become certified for entry-level healthcare positions.  Start today!

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Research and Clinical Trials

Our research strives to improve patient care in our community, in our region, and throughout the world. Learn more about our programs and current clinical trials.

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Lifespan Community Health Institute

Lifespan Community Health Institute (LCHI) is your source for better health in Rhode Island and its surrounding communities. Programs are often offered free or at a reduced cost to the community.

Lifespan Living Blog

The latest health tips for all ages and stages.

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease & Memory Disorders Center
September 21, 2023

For most of us, a routine can be pleasant and especially useful to keep us grounded. For those with dementia, routines...


Cabbage and the Benefits of this Overlooked Superfood 

Lifespan Blog Team
September 21, 2023

Cabbage. It’s one of those foods you don’t often think about, unless you’re making its famous companion, corned beef, or...

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Mental Health Treatment Through a Partial Hospital Program

Bethany Rallis, PhD, LCP; Sarah Schmidhofer, MD; and Sarah Zimage, MA
September 20, 2023

There is a great need for quality mental health treatment across the United States, particularly following the stresses...

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RSV: Symptoms, Treatment, Vaccines and When to See a Doctor

Tanya Orie Rogo, MD, MPHTM
September 19, 2023

What is RSV? RSV stands for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, which is a virus that causes respiratory illness in individuals...

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¿Qué es la enfermedad de células falciformes?

Patrick McGann, MD, PhD, Emily Franco, Margaret Lyons, and Helena Bates
September 8, 2023

La enfermedad de células falciformes es una afección genética común que afecta la hemoglobina, una proteína que se...

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Using the Low FODMAP Diet to Help with IBS

Sheridan Stringer, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CDOE
September 7, 2023

An upset stomach is never fun, but people with IBS experience chronic, or frequent, gastrointestinal pain and discomfort...

Upcoming Events


Mental Health First Aid for Adults

Join us for this in-person, eight-hour course on providing mental health first aid for adults. Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that gives non-behavioral health specialists the skills...


Body Talk

The Lifestyle Medicine Center will host a Body Talk course at 6 p.m. on Mondays in October via Zoom. The dates will be October 2, 16, 23 and 30, 2023 (with no class on October 9). In today’s world, it...

Suicide: Prevention, Screening, and Response

The first step in effective suicide prevention is to identify someone in need of help. Asking three to six simple questions can help determine whether someone needs help and if immediate action is...