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"We are at a juncture where we need to empower children to learn what healthy foods are and are not, and to help them become their own best advocates when asking for and receiving meals."

Five Questions With: Joy Feldman

Joy Feldman is a nutritional consultant, president of JHF Nutritional Consulting and founder/executive director of the new nonprofit, The Picture of Children’s Health. Feldman...

CEO of American nurses association to visit R.I.

CEO of the American Nurses Association Marla Weston will visit the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College Charter High School Monday to meet with...

Brain Café tackles incarceration through poetry, stories

Everett Company’s Freedom Project Brain Café will bring together health care providers, artists, and community members to discuss issues related to incarceration Oct. 30...

W&I blood transfusion services accredited

Last week Women & Infants Hospital gained accreditation for transfusion services performed by the hospital’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine by the American...
EXCHANGE SPOKESWOMAN Dara Chadwick said that HealthSource RI is in the process of developing a search function that will enable consumers to easily view plans' provider networks and covered prescription drugs.

HealthSource RI working to expand website search tools

In the coming months, users of HealthSource RI will be able to find out which providers are included in a particular health plan’s network...
"A major challenge is how to integrate hospice into regular medical care."

Five Questions With: Vincent Mor

Vincent Mor, a member of Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island’s board of directors, was recently awarded the National Hospice and Palliative Care...

BCBSRI offers announces bundled <br> payment for knee, hip procedure

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island members getting knee or hip replacements at South County Hospital can now opt for a new...

October is breast cancer awareness month

Pink ribbons are popping up and events are being held across the state and country this month to celebrate breast cancer awareness.Breast cancer survivors...

R.I. Hospital gets $7.36M<Br> for cardiovascular research

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital’s Cardiovascular Research Center has received a $7.36 million grant to research cardiac arrest from the National Heart, Lung, and...

Bryant’s XBRL Conference tackles health exchanges

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University brings the newly opened health insurance exchanges into the conversation at its annual XBRL and Healthcare Standardization Conference this week,...
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