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Zika Virus Could Spread Across U.S. Gulf

One of the top U.S. public health officials warned that the mosquito borne Zika virus could extend its reach across the U.S. Gulf...

Hepatitis C Related Deaths are on the Rise in Rhode Island

Rhode Island has seen an increase in hepatitis C virus-related hospitalizations and deaths over the last decade, according to a new report that was released...

Hospital Defends Role in Surgery Error

St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester defends its role in a surgery gone terribly wrong. The Hospital said in a statement to GoLocal on Wednesday night...

Mass Medical Backs Healey’s Ban on Assault Rifles

In a press release issued on Tuesday morning, the Mass Medical Society citing the organization’s “long history of violence prevention...

Newport Hospital to Host Fall into Fitness 5k Race/Walk

Newport Hospital will host a Fall into Fitness 5K Race/Walk and family fun run on Sunday, September 18 with the family fun run kicking things...

Weiss: This ‘Age Beat’ Writer to Publish Collected Stories on Myriad of Aging Issues

With the graying of America, a growing number of aging Baby Boomers and seniors are turning to newspapers, television and cable shows and even the...

The Worst Non-Deadly Health Conditions

When people think of the "worst" health conditions, they often think of diseases that cause the most deaths or kill the most quickly. But death...

Kent County Has Highest Obesity Rate in Rhode Island

The American Medical Association defines obesity as a disease. That means 35.7 percent of Americans -- those with BMIs over 30 -- are considered...

CDC Awards $16 million to States to Fight Zika, RI Receives $200,000

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded more than $16 million to 40 states and territories to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering systems to...

Herb Weiss: How the Presidential Election Impacts Social Security

On the final night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) an average of 32 million Americans tuned in to watch Donald J. Trump, a New York...

RI Blood Center Urges Community to Make Extra Effort to Donate

The Rhode Island Blood Center (RIBC) is asking the community to make an extra effort to give blood and platelets to offset a decline in...

Traveling Photo Exhibit to Focus on Dorian Murray & 19 Other Kids With Pediatric Cancer

Dorian Murray

Starting on Labor Day weekend, a traveling photo exhibit, entitled Project 3.8, will pay tribute to the legacy of Dorian Murray and 19 other Rhode Island children...

ConAgra Foods Recalls P.F. Chang’s Frozen Chicken & Beef Products

The Rhode Island Department of Helth (RIDOH) is advising consumers that ConAgra Foods is recalling approximately 195,000 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entree products that...

Herb Weiss: Revelations that Bring Together Heaven and Earth

Approaching their twilight years, aging baby boomers might occasionally think about their impending mortality, even contemplating what happens after their last breath is taken, wondering...

Could Hearing Loss Be Contributing To Increased Hospital Stays?

Hearing loss isn't just a part of aging, but an important public health safety issue. This, according to Dr. Frank Lin in the National...

Myths about Hearing Loss

Myth: it is only related to age

“Myths can’t be translated as they did in their ancient soil.  We can only find our own meaning in our own...

The Places Where Seeing a Doctor Costs the Most

Since the depths of the Great Recession, the cost of health care in the U.S. has steadily risen. As a result, Americans are ...

JWU Goes Smoke Free – First College in RI

Johnson & Wales University is celebrating its first day as a tobacco-free campus on Friday. The school becomes the first institution of higher education in...

Guest MINDSETTER™ DiPalma & Bann: Rhode Islanders Can be Proud of Children’s Health Improvements

The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required....

The Top 50 Causes of Death in America

Heart disease and cancer are familiar foes — whether through personal experience or secondhand, most people know these diseases frequently cause death. However,...

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