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Judith S. Mercer, a research scientist at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, was recently honored by the American College of Nurse-Midwives as the recipient of the Hattie Hemschemeyer Award, named in honor of the group’s first president and a pioneer of the profession. more
A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention national survey showed that Rhode Island now has the second lowest youth smoking rate in the country at 8 percent. more
CVS Health is closing its Coram Enteral Nutrition Center in Indianapolis, transitioning services to the company’s existing facilities in other states, according to a company spokeswoman. more
Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who has been lighting up conservative crowds across the country, called for the country to move in a new direction last week while pressing Republican lawmakers to propose a viable alternative to the Affordable Care Act before trying to repeal President Barack Obama's cornerstone domestic policy achievement. more
IlluminOss Medical has been issued two patents related to its internal bone fixing system, the company announced Tuesday. more
Lifespan Pharmacy, located at Rhode Island Hospital, has earned specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accreditation organization. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded the University of Rhode Island three grants totaling $421,795 to purchase high-tech equipment to advance education and student learning. more
New England Patriots placekicker Stephen Gostkowski recently paid a visit to young fans at Hasbro Children’s Hospital to kickoff his Kick 4 Kids fundraiser. more
More than 30 members of the Executives Association of Rhode Island joined forces to participate in Project Undercover this holiday season. The project provides Rhode Island children with fresh undergarments. more
Rhode Island ranks 43rd in the nation in funding programs that prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released this week by a coalition of public health organizations. more
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