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Health care cost drivers and the importance of doctor-patient dialogue will dominate the conversation at the Rhode Island Business Group on Health’s annual summit on Oct. 17. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health was awarded a $3.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support public-health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. more
At the conclusion of its 2014 legislative session, the General Assembly passed the Rhode Island Access to Medical Technology Innovation Act and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed the bill into law effective July 1, 2014. more
With problems ranging from incontinence to intense pain to obesity, pelvic-floor disorders are often so uncomfortable to discuss that women prefer to suffer in silence. The Women’s Medicine Collaborative has launched the Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders to address the raft of serious pelvis-related health problems going untreated. more
The Miriam Hospital recently received a pair of national awards for the quality of its stroke patient care. more
Assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Program of Public Health at Brown University discusses a grant he received to research how certain chemicals affect affect brain development more
CVS Health Corp.’s move a year ago to give up tobacco seems to be helping some smokers stop or cut back as well. more
ShapeUp announced it is offering its newest challenge – ShapeUp Spark – which is designed to enhance employee wellbeing while boosting engagement in the open enrollment process. more
Walgreens and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island recently announced a collaboration aimed at giving fertility patients access to nurses through both a mobile app and the patients’ computers. more
A locally based cancer research organization has issued its first research grant. more
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