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Saying no is tough. That's especially true when those doing the asking are offering help to those less fortunate. But that's exactly what some local nonprofits have to do during the holiday season. "When people ask, we do the best … more
Peter Belenky is assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Brown University. He was the lead author of a recent study on the surprising complexity of antibiotic functionality in the journal Cell Reports. The paper is part of the worldwide effort to prevent the efficacy of antibiotics from descending to dangerously low levels. more
Working within the guidelines of an approved exception to the state moratorium on new nursing home beds, St. Elizabeth Home recently broke ground on a set of four new, small-footprint nursing homes. more
The state’s director of the Department of Health, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, will deliver the keynote address to the upcoming 2015 Promising Practices Multicultural Conference being held at Rhode Island College. more
Dr. Herbert Aronow was recently named director of interventional cardiology at the Cardiovascular Institute. The institute is shared by Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, and Newport Hospital. more
EpiVax and French pharmaceutical company Ipsen recently announced a collaborative project to combat neurotoxins with novel biologic therapeutics. more
You have of course heard the sad news about bacon. As the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer put it last week: Each 50 gram portion of processed meat eaten daily increases risk of colorectal cancer 18 … more
Sarah Bowater has been promoted to guide of The Green House Homes at Saint Elizabeth Home. In this new position, she will oversee staff and residents – the term "guide" refers to the style of leadership provided. She has been with the facility for … more
(Updated 11:05 a.m.) CVS Health Corp., the biggest provider of prescription drugs in the U.S., fell in early trading as 2016 guidance came in below consensus expectations. more
The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by presenting more than $17,000 from the sale of Ribbon of Hope license plates to the state. more
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