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In Rhode Island, eight percent of high school students smoke and an additional 500 youth under the age of 18 become daily smokers each year. The Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership and the CVS Health Foundation, a private foundation created by CVS Health, are working together to reduce youth tobacco use statewide. more
For many residents of Forand Manor, a public housing high-rise for seniors in Central Falls, there is basically one option for healthy food shopping. A Stop & Shop across the Seekonk River in Pawtucket pays for a bus every Tuesday and Friday. more
Dr. Susan Koelliker was recently appointed as the new chief of diagnostic imaging at Women & Infants Hospital. more
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists recently elected Dr. Gary Frishman its secretary-treasurer. more
Memorial Hospital has created a new art gallery, with its first show set to be celebrated with an opening reception from 3-8 p.m on Nov. 30. There will be an artist meet and greet from 5-8 p.m. more
Tri-Town Community Action Agency recently received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to grow its dental programs and increase the number of patients it serves. more
Many women experience sexual intimacy issues as a side effect of battling cancer and undergoing treatment for it. For them, a diverse team of caregivers at Women & Infants Hospital has created the Women’s Intimacy and Sexual Health Center to offer help and hope. more
Newport Hospital will offer a community lecture on heart health Feb. 23. Dr. George Charlton of The Cardiovascular Institute at Newport Hospital and Sam Baldwin, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation coordinator, will lead a discussion about the steps that patients can take to help prevent heart disease. more
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has announced that Saint Anne’s Hospital is one of 55 hospitals in New England to be named to its annual Hospital Honor Roll. more
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