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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Rhode Island small business award winners this week. more
In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
Left on the cutting-room floor of the R.I. House Finance Committee last week was a proposed $1 million that without could effectively gut the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – CleanSlate Centers last week announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy has accepted a position on the company's board of directors. CleanSlate Centers is a collection of outpatient addiction-treatment centers … more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
A study from Hasbro Children’s Hospital has found that nearly 50 percent of teens seen in the emergency department for any reason report peer violence and nearly 50 percent also report being the victims of cyberbullying. Almost one-quarter of teens in the ED also report symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder. more
With childhood obesity among Hispanic children even more prevalent than among the general population, researchers at Memorial Hospital recently published a study examining the subject. more
A pediatric surgical nurse at Hasbro Children’s Hospital was recently recognized by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association with a 2015 Founders Award. more
In 2014, Rhode Island became the first state in the country to commit to regulating and licensing lactation consultants. more
Director of the Comprehensive Spine Center and division director of pain and rehabilitation medicine at Rhode Island Hospital discusses his work. more
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