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Marina Toulou-Shams, a psychologist from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, has been awarded a $2 million grant to research the efficacy of various means of combatting alcohol and drug abuse among court-involved teenage girls who are not currently in jail. more
Chief of emergency medicine for Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals discusses his work, which was featured in a recent PBS documentary. more
NsGene Inc.’s innovative brain-repair therapy couldn’t have come at a better time, as one of the neurodegenerative diseases it would treat – Parkinson’s disease – has gotten a lot of press lately. more
When Reggie Jackson’s five-year, $2.9 million contract with the New York Yankees kicked off baseball’s free-agent era in 1976, a box seat at Yankee Stadium – the best in the house – would run you $5.50. Thirty-eight years later, the minimum salary for a major leaguer is just below Jackson’s then-record amount. more
For the third successive time, Newport Hospital has attained the Distinguished Magnet Hospital designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. more
It’s easy to see why Rhode Island Quality Institute is an innovative company; a look at what it has managed to achieve with CurrentCare, Rhode Island’s statewide health-information exchange, easily proves that. more
University Medicine has named Peter Hollmann chief medical officer, a newly created position at the nonprofit primary care, specialty outpatient and subspecialty medical group practice. more
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital has received the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
One year on and the final verdict is not yet in on HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health insurance marketplace. Or at the very least, the verdict depends on who is making the judgment. more
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