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Tobacco Free RI to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Smoke Free Workplaces—Sunday, March 1 will mark the 10 year…

21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement—21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler…

Fit For Life: Jobs—In these times, so many people are looking…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous—Good grief, will the snow ever melt?

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat—Gone are the days when spring meant a…

Huestis: Reason for the Season(s)—Folklore tells us that March comes in like…

Brown Earns Second Straight Win, Beat Penn 75-69—Brown Beats Penn 75-69

Sky Chiefs Set to Wrap Up Regular Season Home Schedule On Sunday—Sky Chiefs host Staten Island in last regular…

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, Has Died at 83—"We are assembled here today to pay final…

Friday Financial Five – February 27, 2015—Economic conditions have propelled a transition from owning…

 
 
 

slides: 10 Tips to Finally Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is tough.  That is an understatement, but there really is not a better way to put it. 

Cost of Smoking In RI Is $2 Million Per Person Over Lifetime

Smokers in Rhode Island cost nearly $2 million in tobacco costs, healthcare costs and income loss to feed their smoking habits. According to a study by...

HealthSource RI Deadline Extended by Weekend Storm

HealthSource RI has announced that due to severe weather conditions they have extended the deadline to sign up for health coverage to February 23.

Dept. Of Health, PC to Provide Meningitis Vaccine Program

Coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and Providence College, The Rhode Island Department of Health announced a...

Department of Health Reports 2nd Case of Meningitis at PC

The Rhode Island Department of Health has received a report of a probable case of meningitis at Providence College. If it is confirmed, this would...

Meeting Street School Offers Discipline Workshop For Parents

Meeting Street School

On Thursday February 12, Meeting Street School will host a free two hour workshop from 6 to 8 pm to help parents understand how to effectively...

Meningitis Case Confirmed at Providence College

The Rhode Island Department of Health received a report of a confirmed case of meningococcal meningitis in a vaccinated Providence College student on Monday.  ...

Newport Hospital Ranks Third Nationwide for Support of Breastfeeding

In a national survey by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Newport Hospital and a group of Rhode Island hospitals ranked...

NEW: RI Dept. of Health Reports 2 Deaths, 274 Injuries from Storm Juno

The Rhode Island Department of Health has revealed that two died during blizzard Juno as a result of shoveling snow and that there...

Providence Fit Body Boot Camp To Host Grand Opening Celebration

There will be a grand opening celebration for Providence Fit Body Boot Camp on Saturday, January 31st.

Aronson, Founding Dean Of Medicine at Brown University, Dies at 92

Dr. Stanley M. Aronson, Founding Dean of Medicine at Brown University

Dr. Stanley Aronson, the founding dean of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University died Wednesday morning, January 28, at the age of 92.

RI Dept. of Health Reports 7 Overdoses Since Jan. 1

In 2014, 90% of the 231 screened cases involved at least one opioid drug.

The Rhode Island Department of Health released an updated report on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan by Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services,...

Carreau Joins Newport Women’s Health

Gail Carreau, M.D.

Newport Hospital has announced that Gail Garreau, M.D., has joined Newport Women's Health as an obstetrician/gynecologist.

Media Campaign Launched By State to Combat Drug Addiction and Overdose

In 2014, there were 232 apparent accidental drug overdose deaths in RI.

A new campaign was launched on Friday aimed at getting assistance to Rhode Islanders addicted to drugs and alcohol.

Miriam Hospital Uses New Technology To Diagnose, Treat Bladder Cancer

The Miriam Hospital is using a new minimally invasive technology that improves the ability for doctors to detect bladder cancer. 

RI Department of Health Issues Declaration of Widespread Flu Incidence

Michael Fine, MD, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health has issued a Declaration of Widespread Flu Incidence Statewide.

Lifespan Pharmacy Earns URAC Accreditation

Miriam Hospital

Lifespan Pharmacy’s two retail locations at Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital have received accreditation as URAC Specialty Pharmacies. The URAC is...

Fit For Life: Living on Easy Street?

Once you change your mindset, and start recognizing that you can do something as long as you lose the excuses, self-improvement becomes attainable.

Herb Weiss: Prominent Oncologist’s Death Wish at Age 75

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, Ph.D.

While millions of older Americans pop vitamins and supplements like M&M Candy, regularly exercise at their local gym, religiously jog and carefully watch...

American Heart Association: $2.28 Million Invested in Rhode Island Research Efforts

courtesy of  The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association (AHA) will host a 2nd Annual Rhode Island Research Symposium at Brown University’s Alpert Medical...

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