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DHHS grants R.I. $9M to expand, coordinate mental health youth outreach

PROVIDENCE — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $9 million, five-year grant to the R.I. Department of Education and...

Organ donor advocacy group honors nine local hospitals for donation support

PROVIDENCE —The Workplace Partnership for Life has recognized nine local hospitals for their efforts supporting enrollment in organ and tissue donation registries.The organization, sponsored...
WASHINGTON COUNTY has the highest suicide rate in Rhode Island /COURTESY HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds receives $2 million to curb suicide deaths...

RICHMOND — South County Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds—one of Rhode Island’s 10 Health Equity Zones— has received $2 million from the Substance Abuse and...

Visiting Angels to surprise elderly with robot dogs during National Dog...

PAWTUCKET – National in-home senior care provider Visiting Angels is partnering with Joy for All, manufacturer of animatronic feline and canine companions for elderly and...

Five Questions With: Linda Hurley

Linda Hurley, president and CEO of CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Aquidneck Rally 4 Recovery committee Sept. 8...

University Orthopedics opens OrthoDIRECT in West Warwick

WEST WARWICK – University Orthopedics has opened its newest location at 325 Quaker Lane, providing more-convenient access for West Bay communities to treatment for...

Howard honored for leadership by American Psychological Association

PROVIDENCE – The American Psychological Association recently presented Margaret Howard, division director of the Center for Women’s Behavioral Health and director of the Day...

Marable joins Southcoast Health’s Lakeville office

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Sharon Marable has joined Southcoast Physicians Group, Southcoast Health reports.Marable is a board-certified internal medicine physician. Her medical interests include prevention...

Sproutel delivers first Aflac duck childhood cancer companions

PROVIDENCE — Providence R&D workshop Sproutel Inc. made the first deliveries of its “smart” robotic companion, My Special Aflac Duck, for children fighting cancer...
DR. JEREMIAH SCHUUR is the new physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan and chair of the department of emergency medicine at Brown, starting Dec. 1, 2018. /COURTESY LIFESPAN

Schuur is named Lifespan’s emergency medicine chief, Brown’s emergency medicine department...

PROVIDENCE — Lifespan and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University have appointed Dr. Jeremiah D. Schuur physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan...
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