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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,...

Lethal Rejection: Pfizer Restricts Use of Its Drugs in Executions

By restricting the use of their drugs for lethal injections, Pfizer pharmaceuticals threatens what some consider the most humane form of...

RI Oral Health Foundation’s Free Dental Clinic Serves Over 720 Patients

The Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation's 5th Annual Mission of Mercy free dental clinic provided care to over 720 patients during the two...

Women & Infants Physician Cornelius “Skip” Granai III Wins National Award

Cornelius

Cornelius "Skip" Granai III, MD, the director of the Program in Women's Oncology at Women and Infants Hospital has been awarded the Arnold P....

Fatal Fentanyl: What to Know About The Drug That Killed Prince

So far, 2016 has seen an alarming number of Fentanyl-related deaths, and late popular musician Prince was confirmed Thursday as another victim of this dangerous...

Brown Receives $11.5 Million Grant From the National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Brown University an $11.5 million grant which Brown will use to expand its research in computational...

First Baby Born With Zika Linked Microcephaly in Continental U.S.

A baby girl delivered Tuesday in New Jersey is the first in the Continental United States to be born with microcephaly, the zika linked brain...

RI Free Clinic Receives $150,000 Grant From United Way of RI

The Rhode Island Free Clinic has been awarded a $150,000 grant by United Way of Rhode Island to be distributed over three...

Mosquito Larvicide to be Distributed Wednesday to Help Control Mosquito Population

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has announced that mosquito larvicide will be available to communities this week in order to help control mosquito...

For Veterans Some of the Deepest Wounds Are Invisible

Sixty percent of veterans returning home suffer from hearing loss, tinnitus, or auditory disorders – now considered the most prevalent injury among returning veterans. This...

RI’s HEALTH Approves Closing of Memorial Hospital’s Obstetrics Services

Memorial Hospital

The Rhode Island Department of Health has approved Care New England's proposal to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital to Kent Hospital and Women ...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tomasso: Our State of Addiction

We are in the midst of a public health crisis, one that — one way or another — has touched every person in this state. ...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Rep. McNamara & Altman: Rhode Island Needs the Right to Try

Matt Bellina PHOTO: ALS Therapy Development Institute

When Navy fighter pilot Matt Bellina was 30, he went to the doctor to have some odd symptoms checked out. The diagnosis was a shock: Lou...

Counties Where Medicare Spends the Most per Patient

In the next few years, the number of people with Medicare is going to boom. All thanks to, you guessed it, the aging...

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