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Journey To Hope, Health & Healing Opens New Center on Aquidneck Island

Journey To Hope, Health and Healing

The Journey to Hope, Health, and Healing held a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for its new Middletown location.

Weiss: House Fails to Pass GOP’s Balanced Budget Amendment

Following the recent passage of the $ 1.3 trillion omnibus government spending bill and the massive GOP tax cut bill that added more than a $1 trillion to...

CharterCare CEO Holiver to Testify on Legislation Regarding Hospital Conversion Act

John Holiver

CharterCare Health Partners CEO John Holiver will testify on the importance of legislation introduced to strengthen Rhode Island’s Hospital Conversion Act on Wednesday.

House Passes Mattiello’s Bills Allowing Patients to Stop Chance of Opioid Addiction

Two pieces of legislation introduced by Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello that "would empower patients" to curb the possibility of opiate addictions were passed...

Weiss: With Tax Day Looming, Watch Out for IRS Imposters

With the April 15 tax filing deadline just around the corner, AARP’s Fraud Watch Network is gearing up to keep taxpayers from falling...

RI Ranked 2nd Worst State in U.S. for Doctors

Rhode Island is ranked as the second worst state in the country for doctors.

Addiction-Based Play “Four Legs to Stand On” Coming to Newport for 3 Shows

Four Legs to Stand on

CODAC Behavioral Healthcare will be sponsoring three performances of “Four Legs to Stand On” throughout Newport County as part of its 40th...

Weiss: New Report Says Alzheimer’s Disease Is Now Major Public Health Issue

For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals with Alzheimer’s or other dementias will surpass $277 billion, which includes an increase...

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Rhode Island Department of Health is warning consumers that Chris’s Cookies has recalled one lot of its Trader Joe’s Chocolate...

Gloria Gemma Foundation, BCBSRI Team Up to Provide Breast Cancer Education

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is teaming with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation to bring breast health and breast cancer...

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Ready-To-Eat Meat Products

PHOTO: RI Dept. of Health

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Olli Salumeria Americana is recalling 3,946 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products due to...

Women & Infants’ Prenatal Diagnosis Centers Achieve Accreditation

Women & Infants’ Prenatal Diagnosis Centers Achieve Accreditation

Women & Infants Hospital’s Prenatal Diagnosis Centers (PDC) have achieved re-accreditation from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute...

CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at RI CVS Pharmacy Locations

CVS Health announced that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program inside select CVS Pharmacy locations in Rhode Island.

Weiss: Efforts to Revise State Alzheimer’s Plan are in Full Swing

Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee is gearing up Rhode Island’s fight against the skyrocketing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease, called by some as...

African Alliance of RI President Kolawole Receives Leadership in Advocacy Award

Julius Kolawole

African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) president Julius Kolawole accepted the “Leadership in Advocacy” award by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)....

Weiss: Trump’s Budget Proposal Comes ‘Dead on Arrival’ to Aging Groups

Last Monday, President Donald Trump released his 2019 budget proposal, “An American Budget,” providing guidance to Congress on how to spend hundreds of billions...

Weiss: Older Americans to Benefit from Bipartisan Budget Act

While many were sleeping, funding to operate the federal government expired midnight Thursday, though it was restored about eight and a half hours later with...

Dept. of Health Investigating Allergic Reactions of Students to Kiwi Fruit at 14 Schools

Kiwi Fruit

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is investigating the occurrence of allergic-type reactions in school students associated with the consumption of kiwi...

Mattiello Introduces Bill Allowing Partial-Fill Prescription Option on Opioids

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has introduced legislation that would give patients the option of having their prescription for painkillers only partially filled.

Weiss: Pets Can Bring You Health, Happiness

The author's newly-adopted puppy, Molly

My newly adopted three-month old chocolate lab, Molly, keeps me on my toes.  Literally.  My daily walks around the block and playing ball...

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