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RI Business Winners and Flops - April 30, 2016—RI Business Winners and Flops

This Food Scene in Rhode Island - April 30, 2016—This Food Scene in Rhode Island - April…

20 Awesome Things that Come From Rhode Island—20 Awesome Things that Come From Rhode Island

The Henry Shelton Act & D-Strong License Plates: This Week at The State House—The Henry Shelton Act & D-Strong License Plates:…

Patriots Make a Trade, Add 4 Players in Rounds 2 & 3 of NFL Draft—Patriots Make a Trade, Add 4 Players in…

Fit For Life: So, Tell me How You Really Feel…—Fit For Life: So, Tell me How You…

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Green Thumbs Anyone?—Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Green Thumbs Anyone?

Huestis: Transit of Mercury - An Infrequent Astronomical Event—Huestis: Transit of Mercury - An Infrequent Astronomical…

Prov. Police to Hold 5K & Kids Fun Run to Benefit Dorian J. Murray Foundation—Prov. Police to Hold 5K & Kids Fun…

Rhode Island College Announces 4 Finalists for President—Rhode Island College Announces 4 Finalists for President

 
 
 

NEW: 7-Eleven Fresh To Go Cookies Recalled Due to Undeclared Peanuts

The Rhode Island Department of Health advises consumers that Bake Fresh Company of Rhode Island is recalling a variety of 7-eleven Fresh to Go cookies...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dr. Debbi McInteer: Patient Access to Doctors Threatened By Proposed Bill

The interstate Medical Licensure Compact Bill (Senate S4297 and House H7771) has been introduced in the RI legislature that will forever change the practice of...

CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Potential Health Risk

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumer that CRF Frozen Foods is voluntarily recalling 15 frozen vegetable items that may have been contaminated with...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Nicholas Oliver: Intervention Needed on RI’s Home Care Access Crisis

For almost a decade, Rhode Island’s home care providers have faced a freeze in their Medicaid reimbursement rates for delivering healthcare services to...

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Consumers on 2 Streets in Wakefield

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for consumers of the SUEZ water system on two streets in...

Weiss: Earth - The Gray(ing) Planet

Last month, a National Institute of Health funded U.S. Census Bureau report was released announcing that the world’s older population is growing...

Neighborhood Health Plan of RI Welcoming Former UnitedHealth Members

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island announced on Wednesday that it is ready and willing to welcome new members who will have to choose a...

NEW: First Case of Zika Virus Confirmed in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has announced the first confirmed case of Zika virus. The person who tested positive, a male in his 6...

UnitedHealth Group to Leave Markets Participating in Obamacare

UnitedHealth Group announced on Tuesday that it will leave most of the Affordable Care Act exchanges in the 34 states that the company participates in. 

Hospital Nurses in RI Say Patients Suffer Due to Unsafe Staffing Practices

Nurses working in Rhode Island hospitals think that patient care is adversely impacted by unsafe staffing practices, compelling RNs to take care of too many...

NEW: Lifespan Names Paul Adler SVP and General Counsel

Paul Adler, General Counsel

Lifespan has named Paul Adler as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. The appointment will take effect on June 1. Adler will succeed Kenneth Arnold, who...

The Most Dangerous Drugs

While overdose deaths from prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999, some of the most dangerous drugs don’t require a prescription.

Lifespan Names David Wazer Director of Cancer Center

David Wazer, M.D.

David Wazer, M.D. has been appointed director of the Lifespan Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC).

Women & Infants, Brown Have Participation in Research Networks Renewed

Women & Infants Hospital

Women & Infants Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University have been notified that their participation in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Units...

Weiss: OAA Reauthorization Bill Goes to President Obama for Signing

The Older American’s Act (OAA) current authorization expired in fiscal year 2011 because lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement on its reauthorization. On...

What Causes Hearing Loss?

Most people think hearing loss comes from aging, or years of being around loud music. Or, it’s inherited from our parents and grandparents....

Hospital Association of RI Honors 11 Individuals, 2 Hospitals With Annual Awards

Westerly Hospital

The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has named individuals throughout the state who were recently honored at "Celebration of Excellence in Hospital...

RI Ranks 49th for Doctors and Has the Highest Malpractice Payouts Per Capita

A new study released Monday morning finds that RI ranks among the worst places in America for physician to practice.

Gerber Recalls Products

Gerber is Voluntarily Recalling Two Batches of GERBER® Organic 2ND FOODS® Pouches Due to a Packaging Defect That May Result in Product Spoilage

RI Has the 2nd Highest Cancer Rate in U.S. 

Cancer is the second-most common cause of death in America (behind heart disease), but public opinion still ranks health care of lower importance than issues...

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