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Brown study: Fentanyl test strips effectively reduce young adult opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE — Brown University's School of Public Health researchers report fentanyl test strips are effective in preventing opioid overdoses and that community-based organizations would...
IN ITS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF DECLINE, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September per the R.I. Dept. of Labor and Training. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Slow, steady decline in unemployment stretches into September

PROVIDENCE – Continuing its slow and steady decline, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage points to 3.9 percent in September,...
DELTA DENTAL of Rhode Island has gifted $1.5 million to support programs, clinics and professionals working to provide oral health care to those in need in Rhode Island.

Delta Dental of Rhode Island announces $1.5M in gifts to support...

PROVIDENCE – Delta Dental of Rhode Island has gifted more than $1.5 million to support programs, clinics and professionals working to provide oral health...
The R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and Women & Infant Hospital's new initiative will use $3.2 million to treat, screen for pregnancy-related mood disorders. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS

RIDOH, Women & Infants partner on $3.2M initiative to screen, treat...

PROVIDENCE — The R.I. Department of Health and Women & Infants Hospital will partner in a $3.2 million grant-funded initiative providing prepartum and postpartum...

CVS Health adds 4 seats to board of directors with...

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. will add four members to its 12-person board of directors, including Mark T. Bertolini, chairman and CEO of Aetna...

Five Questions With: Dr. Elizabeth Lokich

Gynecologic oncologist Dr. Elizabeth Lokich joined Women & Infants Hospital’s program in women’s oncology in September, bringing her back to the institution where she...

Women & Infants honors Ziegelmayer with DAISY Award for nursing work

PROVIDENCE – Women & Infants Hospital recently presented Pawtucket resident Julie Ziegelmayer, a nurse on the Antenatal Care Unit, with the DAISY Award, presented...

Southcoast Health to use Orb Health for chronic care management...

NEW BEDFORD – Southcoast Health will use Orb Health’s collaborative care platform and care delivery services to extend and expand its services into chronic...

Pro-Change Behavior Systems leaders win HERO research award

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Kerry E. Evers and Sara S. Johnson, co-presidents and CEOs of Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc., are the 2018 co-recipients of the...
THE TIME IS NOW: With the approval by the Justice Department of the CVS Health-Aetna merger, CVS President and CEO Larry J. Merlo will now have to deliver on the promise of the deal, including reining in the rising costs of health care delivery in the United States. / COURTESY CVS HEALTH

CVS-Aetna deal could be good

With the Justice Department’s approval of the CVS Health Corp.-Aetna Inc. merger, the nation is embarking on a new road in health care.The potential...
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