PROVIDENCE – Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is providing new health care services at the Providence Health Center at 111 Point St. Illnesses being treated at the location include: colds, the flu, ear infections, sinus infections, seasonal allergies and strep throat.
PROVIDENCE – A new 14-bed inpatient unit at Rhode Island Hospital is bringing together the services offered by the state’s largest hospital and the individual patient-centered care provided by the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. Both are part of the Lifespan health system.
CRANSTON – Rhode Island hospitals’ participation in a national patient-safety program during the past two years has saved more than $18.7 million by avoiding unnecessary treatments, according to the Hospital Association of Rhode Island.
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year research project grant to Pro-Change Behavior Systems to study the effect of disease prevention counseling delivered via telemedicine within rural villages in the Bristol Bay Area of Alaska.
PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association of the Northeast announced the launch of the largest Wood Stove Changeout Program in the United States. The program will cover all counties in Rhode Island; New London and Windham counties in Connecticut; and Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth counties in Massachusetts.
Americans seeking medical marijuana for anything from pain to seizures must turn to a patchwork of small startups for help as U.S. laws keep traditional pharmacies out of a market that may exceed $6 billion by 2019.
By Shannon Pettypiece and Sonali Basak Bloomberg News
Estate and Corporate Income Taxes are changing next year, and business owners and executives should know the details. The PBN Summit on November 6th will provide those details and more - including how much Obamacare's Employer Mandate could cost.
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