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One in 68 children in the United States has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those, about 25 percent are never able to talk. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to implement a health care workforce program that will lead to higher quality care for older patients, according to a news release. more
The holiday season is upon us and as we, Rhode Islanders, reflect on what is good about our state, let us not forget the acts of kindness and generosity that occur throughout all seasons, every day, at the Rhode Island Free Clinic. more
The University of Rhode Island this fall is launching an online program for its R.N. to B.S. in nursing degree. more
On May 18, business and civic leaders met in Westerly to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of South County Health’s newest Medical & Wellness Center. more
CVS Health Corp. dropped Pfizer Inc.’s erectile dysfunction medication Viagra from its list of coverage for drug insurance benefits, two years before the treatment is expected to face generic competition. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
The Women’s Medicine Collaborative recently announced that Dr. Lynn Pesta has joined its Women’s Primary Care team. She began treating patients on Sept. 1. more
With the prevalence of tick-borne diseases, particularly Lyme disease, in the Northeast over the past 20 years, Lifespan has created The Lifespan Lyme Disease Center at Newport Hospital. Dr. Timothy Flanigan is medical director of the clinic and he talks about the growing incidence of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in the region. more
Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, following a national search. more
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