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Research associate in the Department of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health discusses the link between social media and depression. more
While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
Doctoral student in the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a recent article she authored examining benefits of exercise among varied segments of the population. more
Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. more
An online pharmacy seeking to unseat CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens raised $50 million, helping fund its plan to improve how drugs are packaged with a simple idea: dividing up customers’ pills by the time and date they should be taken. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
With rate increase requests ranging from 8.6 to 17.9 percent, the four health insurance companies in Rhode Island will be hearing soon from members of the public how they feel about the requests. more
I was raised in a hardworking family that valued helping others. My early years were instrumental in shaping my purpose and work ethic. I knew I wanted to help others find their voice as they faced life-threatening and complex illness. As … more
State Rep. Edith H. Ajello, D-Providence, and state Sen. Gayle L. Goldin, D-Providence, believe physicians should have the freedom to move freely from one employer to another and maintain their professional relationships with their patients, regardless of their place of employment. To that end, they have introduced legislation in the House and Senate, 2016-H 7586 and 2016-S 2578, respectively, to limit the use of restrictive covenants in physician employment contracts. more
The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine received a $464,465 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health of the National Institutes of Health to enable researchers to conduct a four-year study on benefits of stress management interventions for chronic pain and illness. more
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