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MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … more
If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks in advance of the event. more
Toray Plastics (America) Inc.’s 12th annual Toys for Tots and Navy Caring and Sharing Breakfast raised $3,500 for the Navy program and collected 600 toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. more
Citizens Bank is now accepting applications from nonprofits for financial literacy services that help consumers manage their money better. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State is marking its 50th anniversary with “Mentoring Month” in January and other celebrations. more
Philip Trevvett, vice chairman of the Urban Greens Food Co-op for the past three years, has been engaged with the not-for-profit organization for more than five years. Here he discusses the organization’s latest developments. more
The attorney general’s office will hold a cellphone recycling drive throughout January to benefit victims of domestic violence and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. more
Children’s Friend, the Healthy Families America affiliate, has been accredited by Prevent Child Abuse America as a provider of high-quality home visiting services to families who who want to improve their child’s health, nutrition and developmental outcomes. more
Visiting Nurse Services announced that the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy has received a $78,000 grant from van Beuren Charitable Foundation to expand the PharmD Resident program of home care pharmacist services on the VNS home care team. more
Post-traumatic stress disorder remains a difficult, urgent and prevalent problem among combat veterans, but millions of nonveterans also experience the condition. A new study in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry finds that, compared to what the Veterans Administration and Defense Department offer, treatment resources for nonveterans are much less cohesive and helpful. more
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