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A statewide initiative was launched Monday to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Dr. Annie De Groot, a University of Rhode Island researcher and the co-founder and CEO of EpiVax, and Eliza Squibb, director of the Global Alliance to Immunize Against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, recently completed an awareness-building trip to Africa armed with a yellow storytelling cloth to encourage women in Mali to learn about the human papillomavirus, HPV. more
Memorial Hospital recently received a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration to improve availability of primary care for children and adolescents in underserved areas. more
Doctoral student in the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a recent article she authored examining benefits of exercise among varied segments of the population. more
South County Health is the new name of the health care system associated with South County Hospital. more
What can a senior citizen who had her toenails trimmed by a podiatrist do when she receives a Medicare billing statement with a charge for foot surgery? Seek help from Leo Dery and other volunteers with Rhode Island's Senior Medicare Patrol … more
1 What's been the biggest challenge for you since being named director of health? Not having enough hours in the day. The breadth and scope of work at the department is extensive. I have enjoyed learning about all of the great work our … more
Stacey D. Carter has been appointed president of the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport's board of directors. Carter's experience includes creating the Center for Business Outreach at Salve Regina University. more
Barely a week goes by, it seems, without the announcement of one targeted grant or another by the Rhode Island Foundation, either from its own funds or from funds that it administers for donors. It should not be a surprise when the state's … more
Regrettably, you're going to die. As far as that goes, you don't have much choice. But your death may involve a lot of other decisions, and perhaps you'd like to be the one to make them. Would you prefer to die at home, for example, instead … more
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