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With about one-third of babies born by cesarean delivery (colloquially called a “C-section”) in the United States, experts are looking to evaluate whether this delivery method may be overused at times, given the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates during the past decade. more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
Healthgrades, a well-known online resource of comprehensive data about physicians and hospitals, recently issued its “2017 Report to the Nation,” which evaluates nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals across the country. more
Workplace stress always, almost always or very often impacts nearly 30 percent of employees who responded to a national survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the AHA–Southern New England reported. more
Dr. Robert Leonard, who is a board-certified hair transplant surgeon, owns Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, which has seven offices – one in Cranston, one in Salem, N.H., and five in Massachusetts. more
Dr. Erik Hoy has joined Care New England Medical Group's surgical care practice and Wound Recovery and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Kent Hospital. Hoy holds an MBA from the University of Rhode Island and medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey … more
There were two panels of six each at the Providence Business News Health Care Reform Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick on Oct. 20. While many issues were discussed, the central issue of most concern to businesses is the cost crisis … more
"The goal of an HMO is to put the primary care physician at the heart of delivering care to members. It's about making sure members get high-quality, affordable care," said Marc Spooner, president of Tufts Health Plan's Commercial Products division, … more
Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $600,000 to settle federal allegations that it mishandled prescription records related to controlled substances at two Connecticut stores, the Hartford Business Journal reported. According to … more
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