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Friday Financial Five: November 28th, 2014—It’s a busy time for the economic calendar

Finneran: Lord, For These Many Things I Am Grateful—Americans need Thanksgiving

5 Live Music Musts - November 28, 2014—We continue to offer thanks to local venues…

10 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers—Thanksgiving is over and you are still left…

Happy Thanksgiving Rhode Island—This holiday season, be sure to give love,…

25 Ways to Give in RI this Holiday Season—The holidays are a time of giving -…

Carol Anne Costa: Giving Thanks—Like so many traditions, the day Americans set…

Major Retailers’ Thanksgiving Day Shopping Hours—Black Friday is on the horizon and you…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving & More—Last minute Thanksgiving etiquette questions you may also…

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Guest MINDSETTER™ Elaine C. Jones: Regulate Addictive E-Cigarettes Now

You may have heard – a new nicotine product is on the market and gaining lots of traction. They are widely known as electronic cigarettes,...

NEW: Two Travel-Associated Chikungunya Cases Confirmed in Rhode Island

The Rhode Department of Health (HEALTH) has confirmed two cases of chikungunya virus infection involving travelers who returned from the Dominican Republic on May 17 and...

Women & Infants RI Named Top Hospital for Neonatology

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has been named a 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospital in Neonatology by U.S. News Media Group.

Rhode Island Hospital Honored for Cancer Treatment Facilities

Rhode Island Hospital's Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) has received the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Commission on Cancer ...

Over 70 RI Businesses Celebrated at 20th Annual Worksite Health Awards

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) distributed Worksite Health Awards to more than 70 local...

Rhode Island Ranks 26th for Senior Health in 2014

Rhode Island has ranked No. 26. for Senior Health in 2014, according to the second edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings...

Joseph Sweeney, M.D. Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Joseph Sweeney

Joseph Sweeney, M.D. has received the 2014 Milton Hamolsky Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

Rip Esselstyn to Speak at Worksite Health Awards at Crowne Plaza

Rip Esselstyn

Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter and health activist, will give the keynote address at the 20th Annual Worksite Health Awards on Wednesday, May 28.

Newport Hospital To Host Opiate/Heroin Overdose Forum on May 19

Newport Hospital will be hosting a forum on Rhode Island's opiate/heroin overdose epidemic on Monday, May 19 at 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Care New England Enhances Patient Safety With Germ-Zapping Robots

Xenex Disinfection Services’ UV disinfection system

Care New England has begun using germ-zapping robots that eliminate hard-to-kill microorganisms in hard-to-clean places. Two robots are in place at Kent Hospital in Warwick,...

Giovanni Feroce Appointed Chairman of Rare Disease United Foundation

Giovanni Feroce has been appointed Chariman of the Board of the Rare Disease United Foundation. In less than three years, the Rare Disease United Foundation...

NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain...

NEW: Mark R. Marcantano Named President and COO of Women & Infants

Mark R. Marcantano, president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

Care New England has announced that Mark R. Marcantano has been named president and chief operating officer of Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island....

video: PBS to Air Heroin Overdose Documentary and Discussion on Thursday

Rhode Island PBS will take a hard look at the skyrocketing number of deaths in the state caused by heroin overdose, an issue Rhode Island...

Bakes for Breast Cancer to Hold First RI Fundraising Event

Bakes for Breast Cancer will partner with communities across Rhode Island from May 11-17 to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer.

Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., a non-profit breast cancer organization dedicated to supporting breast cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has announced that...

NEW: Kilmartin Urges More Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco in RI

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has called on the nation's five largest five largest retailers with pharmacies – Rite-Aid, Walmart, Walgreens, Kroger...

RI Hospital to Utilize Google Glass in Innovative New Study

Photo: Flickr/giuseppe.costantino

Rhode Island Hospital has launched a new study that utilizes Google Glass in an emergency department setting—making it the first hospital in the...

NEW: HEALTH Reports Measles Exposure at Two Providence Hospitals

The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) is working with Rhode Island Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center to notify patients who may have been...

Central Falls Public School Receives $75,000 Grant from Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has announced that it has awarded a $75,000 grant to The Learning Community, a K-8 public charter...

RI Hospital First in RI to Implement New Defibrillator Technology

Through their Cardiovascular Institute, Rhode Island Hospital has become the first in the state to use a new type of implantable cardiac defibrillator.

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