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RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

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Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola Preparedness—The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has…

 
 
 

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.

NEW: Rhode Island Has 38 Drug Overdose Deaths So Far in 2014

As Rhode Island’s suspected accidental overdose death toll rises to 38 deaths in the calendar year 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a...

NEW: Senators Put Medication Adherence Front and Center at Q + A

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse joined a panel discussion and Q&A on medication adherence, urging the public to take the...

NEW: Rhode Island’s First Flu-Related Deaths of Season Reported

Two influenza-related deaths occurred in January, the state’s first two of the 2013-2014 flu season, according to a report from the Rhode Island...

NEW: Newport Hospital One of Most “Baby-Friendly” Worldwide

Newport Hospital's Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center has once more earned the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF's designation as a "Baby-Friendly" Hospital....

Care New England to Host National Day of Dance at Warwick Mall

Care New England will celebrate the 10th annual National Day of Dance for Your Health event on Saturday, February 22 at the Warwick Mall from noon...

NEW: Women + Infants Staff Member Roncarati Honored With NE Award

Director of Volunteer Services at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Denise Roncarati was recently awarded the New England Award for Professional Excellence by...

NEW: URI Pharmacy Professor Awarded $1.3M Grant to Fight Cancer

Wei Lu, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in URI’s College of Pharmacy. URI Photo by Joe Giblin.

The National Institutes of Health have awarded Wei Lu, a University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor, a $1.3 million grant to further study a new class...

NEW: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Scores High in LGBT Equality

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) scored a 90 out of 100 in the most recent Corporate Equality Index released by the Human Rights...

NEW: Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths Reported by HEALTH

There have been 22 deaths from apparent accidental drug overdose since the first of the year, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) reported Friday.

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