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THRIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, previously The Kent Center for Human and Organizational Development, Inc., announced its new name today.

The Kent Center rebrands as Thrive Behavioral Health

WARWICK – The Kent Center for Human and Organizational Development Inc., which merged with Riverwood Mental Health Services in 2017, announced Wednesday it has...
THE CENTER FOR INQUIRY is suing CVS challenging what it says is the company's deceptive marketing of homeopathic remedies as medically valid treatments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

Center for Inquiry sues CVS, challenging homeopathic remedy sales

WOONSOCKET — The nonprofit Center for Inquiry is suing CVS Health Corp. and its subsidiary CVS Pharmacy, challenging the companies’ product placement, labeling, and...

CVS applauds FDA efforts to curb youth electronic cigarette use

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has announced its support for enforcement actions taken by the Food and Drug Administration to curtail the sale and...

Five Questions With: Dr. Philip Salko

Dr. Philip Salko was named president of the Rhode Island Academy of Family Physicians in March. A member of University Orthopedics, Salko specializes in primary...

EOHHS to launch ‘Let’s Talk About Mental Health’ series

WARWICK – The R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services and partners today will kick off “Let’s Talk About Mental Health,” a series...

BCSB grants $25K for Central Falls Neighborhood Health Station

CENTRAL FALLS – Bristol County Savings Bank recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Blackstone Valley Community Health Care to finish constructing the third floor...

Warren Alpert Medical School doctors join call to treat gun violence...

PROVIDENCE – Tonight the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University will join medical professionals nationally calling for a public health response to gun...
A BALLOON CATHETER and optical fiber are inserted through a tiny incision, in the IlluminOss Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System. A light-sensitive glue is infused into the balloon, in images 2 and 3, then light is used to activate and rapidly harden the compound. / COURTESY ILLUMINOSS MEDICAL

FDA approves IlluminOss resin for aging, osteoporosis-related fractures

EAST PROVIDENCE —IlluminOss Medical has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to use its IlluminOss Bone Stabilization System using light-sensitive resin to treat...

Former employee sues NHPRI for discrimination following eye surgery leave

SMITHFIELD — A former Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island telecommunications administrator has filed suit against the company demanding $300,000 in damages, alleging his...
RHODE ISLAND's obesity rate, 30 percent, is the 29th highest in the U.S., according to State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report. / COURTESY TRUST FOR AMERICA'S HEALTH

Report: R.I. 29th among U.S. obesity rates, 30% of adults obese

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island stands among six states where adult obesity rates increased significantly between 2016 and 2017, with 30 percent of adults in...
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