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Midnight Basketball League Tips Off July 7—Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League starts…

5th Annual Luxe Burger BYOB Contest Kicks Off on July 15—5th Annual Luxe Burger BYOB Contest

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Moore: Mello Takes Over a Fire Department In Turmoil—Moore: Mello Takes Over a Fire Department In…

Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity—A team of researchers including a doctor from…

Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

Converse and Newport Folk Festival Partner To Offer Recording Opportunities—Converse Rubber Tracks and the Newport Folk Festival…

Public Invited To Meet Delegation From Shimoda, Japan In Newport—The public is invited to meet a delegation…

College Admissions: 10 Western Colleges Worth the Trip This Summer—Put this college road trip on your summer…


slides: 6 Ways to Cool Down Without Air Conditioning

The heat! The heat! The last few weeks have tried even the staunchest of the sun lovers in Rhode Island.

Ebola Virus Resurfaces in Liberia

After nearly two months since the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola free, new cases of the virus have been discovered.  

Sunburn, Dehydration and Fatigue: The Best Ways to Protect Yourself and Enjoy Summer

Too much sun? This time of year, too much time in the sun can leave you vulnerable to a host of problems, the three most...

Miriam Hospital Hands Out Hurvitz Quality Improvement Awards

Miriam Hospital has named this year’s Arthur and Joyce Hurvitz Quality Improvement Award winners.

Five Fertility Foods to Add to Your Diet

Fertility struggles can leave you feeling alone and lost, and at war with your body. 

Five Ways Living in the Moment Will Improve Your Health

You are constantly barraged by stimulus.  You demand it — faster downloads, changing topics, always keeping part of your attention focused on what comes...

CVS Health and Target Sign $1.9 Billion Deal, CVS Acquires Target’s Pharmacies

CVS Health to acquire Target's pharmacy and clinic businesses for approximately $1.9 billion.

Researchers at RI Hospital Discover Trend Among Veterans Fatally Overdosing

Rhode Island Hospital

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital uncover a common trend with fatal overdoses of many RI veterans.

AIDS Project Rhode Island To Hold Additional Testing Times

National HIV Testing Day will take place on June 27, and AIDS Project Rhode Island is expanding its weekly free, anonymous testing.

NEW: NIH Awards RI Hospital $5.8 Million to Support Cancer Research Program

Five-year grant will help fund research activities at the Center for Cancer Research Development

Five-year grant will help fund research activities at the Center for Cancer Research Development

78 Local Businesses Receive Worksite Health Awards

At the 21st annual Worksite Health Awards 78 local businesses were honored.

R.I. Oral Health Foundation Hosting Free Dental Clinic This Weekend

R.I. Oral Health Foundation will host the 4th Rhode Island Mission to Mercy Free Dental Clinic at CCRI's Flanagan Campus on Saturday, May 30...

RI Ranks 26th for Biking, Elorza Kicks Off National Bike Month

This week Rhode Island was ranked 26th in a national survey of best states for biking.  The League of American Bicyclists came out with...

Weiss: Palliative Care Can Provide Comfort to Dying Residents

A recently published study, by Brown University researchers, takes a look at end-of-life care in America’s nursing facilities, seeking to answer the question,...

Why You Need Green Smoothies in Your Diet

You have been hearing about green smoothies for years. They were absolutely the big fad a couple years ago, and now they almost seem overplayed

6 Ways to Boost Your Morning Energy

Here are a few things you can do that will help you handle early morning wakeup calls with a bit more grace, pleasantness and energy.

St. Joseph’s Fresh Food Distribution Program to Hold Anniversary Celebration

The St. Joseph Health Center will celebrate its one year anniversary on Thursday, April 23 with a speaking program and health fair. The fresh food distribution...

Sheila Hamilton: Learning From Mental Illness and How You Can’t Erase the Past

Sheila Hamilton and daughter Sophie

Sheila Hamilton is a broadcast personality. She is also a mother. Her daughter's father struggled with mental illness, and tragically lost his life...

Miriam Hospital Awarded Highest Nursing Credential for 5th Time

The Miriam Hospital has attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program.

Planting a Medicinal Garden this Spring


The first official days of Spring have passed, and if you haven’t already, it is time to start planting your garden.  

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