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The process for approving new drugs in the U.S. takes a long time and costs a lot of money. But in trying to speed things up too much, Congress runs the risk of allowing drugs to reach the market that aren’t necessarily safe. more
CVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs, agreed to acquire nursing-home pharmacy Omnicare Inc. for a total enterprise value of $12.7 billion. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th, a 12-spot improvement from 2014, for senior health, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities. more
All four campuses of Johnson & Wales University will be tobacco-free as of July 1, 2016. more
Newport Hospital will host the latest in its 2015 series of free community lectures, this one focused on cancer and blood disorders. more
With lung cancer remaining the deadliest form of cancer in the country, the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Rhode Island and The Miriam and Newport hospitals recently launched a lung cancer screening clinic. more
Merger talks between Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center recently ground to a halt. more
Medical director of the Lymphedema Program for Women & Infants’ Program in Women’s Oncology discusses the new MarginProbe System. more
The VNA of Care New England recently announced the recipients of its annual employee service awards. more
Imagine that in every Rhode Island community, there was a health center or clinic that guaranteed same-day appointments for ill patients even on the weekends. The center would offer community outreach and wellness programs and would dramatically … more
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