To help combat preventable injuries due to improperly installed car seats, certified child passenger safety technicians from the Injury Prevention Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and other agencies inspected 85 car seats in the Roger Williams Park Zoo parking lot on Sept. 21.
Barbara Martin, director of Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership, recently received the Partners in Faith award from the Rhode Island State Council of Churches for founding the Partners IN Service (PINS) program, an initiative of the Urban Core Family Care Community Partnership (UCFCCP), which is led by Family Service of Rhode Island.
In UnitedHealthcare’s annual list of America’s healthiest states, the America’s 2013 Health Rankings, Rhode Island slid three spots to No. 19 from its adjusted 2012 ranking at No. 16. The study, released Wednesday, found that the Ocean State ranked in the top 10 on three of 30 measures, but ranked poorly on measures such as drug deaths, preventable hospitalizations and socioeconomic health disparity.
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