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Debra Erickson-Owens, a certified nurse-midwife at Women & Infants Hospital, a Care New England facility, is co-principal investigator of the Infant Brain Study, in which researchers are examining the brain development during the first two years of life in babies who have immediate umbilical cord clamping compared to babies whose clamping was delayed. more
For the third time in nine years, a team from the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy won the 12th annual New England Pharmacy Convention’s Pepto Bowl competition, the university reported. more
It wasn’t an easy reach, but the R.I. Department of Health recently reported that all health care providers authorized to prescribe opioids and other potent pain medications are now enrolled in the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. more
Acute appendicitis is the most common surgical emergency in children, with more than 70,000 patients younger than 18 undergoing the procedure each year in the U.S. more
Hallworth House of Providence’s board of directors recently voted to join the CareLink network of providers, who represent a broad spectrum of post-acute and community-based care providers. more
Harbor Lights, a dining and event venue on Warwick Neck, announced it will host the first annual Fall Wine & Craft Beer Tasting to benefit its October charity partner, Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. more
The Rhode Island chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network will host its third annual breakfast meeting on Oct. 14 to convene thought leaders, medical professionals and cancer survivors from across the state to address the need for increased funding of cancer research. more
PROVIDENCE – With 5.71 percent of people uninsured, Rhode Island has the seventh-lowest uninsured rate in the U.S., according to an analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub. Massachusetts has the lowest uninsured rate in … more
FALL RIVER – Since the Fall River Police Department began issuing naloxone – an opiate antidote commonly known by the brand name Narcan – to its officers on April 25, more than 103 doses have been administered to overdose victims, according to … more
LINCOLN – The Lincoln Housing Authority will receive $169,497 in federal funding to help hire a service coordinator to assist residents, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Sept. 29. The three-year federal grant is administered by the U.S. … more
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