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You have of course heard the sad news about bacon. As the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer put it last week: Each 50 gram portion of processed meat eaten daily increases risk of colorectal cancer 18 … more
Coastal Medical landed in the top 1 percent for quality nationwide in 2014 among Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations. more
Dr. John Luo, a physician and entrepreneur, will hold a series of educational sessions to assist seniors in navigating through the panoply of decisions they face regarding Medicare. more
When a bout with MRSA nearly cost her life in 2014, Brown University gymnast Tori Kinamon developed a powerful desire to help defeat the so-called “superbug.” more
A study by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has shown that patient-centered medical home practices can improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients, providing advantages over traditional primary care. more
When I arrived in Rhode Island, I felt strongly – and still do – that our company had a responsibility to be part of the solution to improve the state's economy. As we consider how we do right by our customers and our provider partners, we also … more
If there is a theme common to this year's Business Excellence Awards winners it is the power of one; one individual, business or nonprofit to make a difference and, in many cases, inspire others to do the same. The winner for business … more
Sarah Bowater has been promoted to guide of The Green House Homes at Saint Elizabeth Home. In this new position, she will oversee staff and residents – the term "guide" refers to the style of leadership provided. She has been with the facility for … more
Supported by a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Hospital researchers are studying whether regular practice of yoga can help a brain in slow decline. The hospital is recruiting people with mild cognitive disorder to study whether yoga can improve their condition. Yoga is an ancient practice known to improve mental, spiritual and physical well-being among its practitioners. more
Two recent studies reveal that two of the latest concepts for reducing health care spending and improving health outcomes are doing what they were designed to do. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island released a five-year, longitudinal … more
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