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Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
Schoolchildren aren’t exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest. more
Lester P. Schindel started Nov. 10 as CEO of CharterCARE Health Partners. The regional health care network operates Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, the St. Joseph Services of Rhode Island, Elmhurst Extended Care and a number of affiliated physician and health providers. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
Peter Andruszkiewicz, president and CEO at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, is the new chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. more
Steve Miller is waging war on high- priced medicine, guiding decisions to ban drugs from the health plans of millions of Americans and sending companies reeling in a $270 billion market. more
Next Monday is World AIDS Day and a group of HIV/AIDS specialists and advocates will meet with Gov. Lincoln Chafee to raise awareness. more
South County Hospital was recently named a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates Inc. The award recognizes top performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in employee engagement. more
Dr. Dina Morrissey, research associate at the Injury Prevention Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, has been appointed to the National Child Passenger Safety Board as the board’s representative for Injury Prevention and Healthcare for the 2014-2016 term. more
The Stroke Center at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has received the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. more
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