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The Scoop: RI GOP Blasts Raimondo/Reed Commercial, Lynch Called for Pierson Resignation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection—The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed…

Providence Ranked Worst City for People with Disabilities—Providence was ranked the worst city for people…

NEW: Three RI Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools—The U.S. Department of Education has honored Barrington…

NEW: RI Republican Party Chairman Files Board of Elections Complaint Alleging Finance Violation—Mark Smiley, the Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman,…

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums—Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for…

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21—The Lupus Foundation of New England and a…

Steven Latimer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8—The third-annual Steven Latimer 5K Families Against Violence…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

 
 
 

Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection

The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed that a Rhode Island child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with...

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House

Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off at the State House on Wednesday.

CDC Confirms First Case of EV-D68 in Rhode Island Adult

The Rhode Island Department of Health has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68...

RI Free Clinic Receives $75,000 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Grant

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island awarded Rhode Island Free Clinic a $75,000 grant to support the Clinic’s mission of providing a...

Mars Chocolate North America Announces Recall of M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC

Mars Chocolate North America has announced a voluntary recall of its M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI to Host Annual Day of Service

Gus Manocchia, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at BCBSRI, presenting a $5,000 Blue across Rhode Island project grant to Margaret Knowlton, Head of School at Meeting Street.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's third annual company-wide day of community service, Blue Across Rhode Island, will focus on local schools.

Miriam Hospital To Offer Men’s Cancer Wellness Group

Miriam Hospital will offer two new health programs every third Monday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m..

East Bay Center Event To Honor Dr. Michael Fine and Barrington Police Chief

Dr. Michael Fine

The East Bay Center will host its inaugural bash, "Celebrate! An Evening on the East Bay" on Thursday, September 18.

Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Peanuts and Eggs in TWIX®

Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date: 421BA4GA60...

Kraft Foods Recalls Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product

Kraft Foods Group has voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, according to a press release by...

CVS Caremark Changes Name to CVS Health, Halts Tobacco Sales Ahead of Target Date

CVS Caremark Corporation has announced it has changed its corporate name to CVS Health  -- as well as the end of tobacco sales at...

CORE Fitness To Present Digital Screen Indoor Cycling and Metabolic Workouts

Rhode Island based CORE Fitness and Pilates Mind/Body Studio will be launching Rhode Island’s first digital screen training classes on September 8.

Tufts Health Plan and Radio Disney Brought Magic of Healthy Living to Pawtucket

Tufts Health Plan and Radio Disney AM 1260 celebrated Disney's Magic of Health Living tour in Pawtucket on August 17.

RI Statewide Autism Research Project Looking for New Participants

The Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment – a group of the state’s leading experts on autism research, education, health, and...

BCBSRI Accepting Applications for Community Health Grant

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is now accepting applications for its 2015 BlueAngel Community Health Grant (BACHG) program.

Warwick’s Darlene Radcliffe-Dumont Named 2014 RI Nurse of the Year

BAYADA Home Health Care Nurse Darlene Radcliffe-Dumont, RN (right) with her client Jason J. She braved a major snowstorm to assure his safety and care, and was recently named the Rhode Island representative for the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and Home Health Nurses Association 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year.

Warwick resident Darlene Radcliffe-Dumont, RN, a clinical manager at the BAYADA Home Health Care office in Providence, has been named the 2014 Nurse of...

NEW: RI Health Dept. Grants $2 Million for Pregnant Women, Families with Young Children

The Rhode Island Department of Health has awarded over $2 million to home visiting services for pregnant women and families with young children across the state.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Stan Tran: Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Is Hurting All of Us

In Rhode Island, spending on healthcare is mandatory, whereas spending in other sectors like education and infrastructure is discretionary. Advertising and lobbying by the pharmaceutical...

slides: Center for Disease and Control has Released 2014 Breastfeeding Report Card

Rhode Island ranked #4 in the nation for best maternity practices in infant nutrition and care (mPINC), according to the 2014 Breastfeeding Report Card.

NEW: RI Medicare Non-Profit Receives $53.4 Million Federal Contract

Healthcentric Advisors, Medicare Rhode Island's Quality Improvement Organization, has been awarded a 5-year, $53.4 million federal contact by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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