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Memorial cancer program wins<br> ACS Commission on Cancer approval

PAWTUCKET – The cancer program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has won three year-approval, with commendation as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program,...
MICHAEL NORDE picks up his mother-in-law, Flora Scasino, at Cornerstone Adult Services last week. Day centers such as Cornerstone are crucial resources for working adults whose parents need a great deal of care and support. /

Learning to work with caregivers

As the primary caregiver for her 93-year-old father and 88-year-old mother, there are certain things Shirley Lucier, a licensed practical nurse at Kent Hospital,...

Survey: More employers reward healthy choices

WASHINGTON – A new survey by Watson Wyatt, a global consulting firm, and the National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of 285...

Experts to discuss ways to control health costs

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Business Group on Health is hosting a meeting Dec. 7 with two experts in wellness and chronic disease management:...

Local software vendor integrates EHR option

WARWICK – GBA Health Network Systems, creator of the MEDfx browser-based practice management system, has partnered with Wellogic of Cambridge, Mass., to integrate the...
DR. GUS NOGUEIRA, owner and chief practitioner at Aquidneck Dental Associates in Portsmouth, says patients are increasingly seeking cosmetic procedures to keep their smiles youthful as they age. Above, he treats Cheryl Borbone. /

Buying a touch of youth, beauty

If your aging colleague suddenly looks more rested than he has in years, he may have gotten more than a good night’s sleep. As they...

Eyeglasses shown to combat depression in nursing homes

Nursing homes may be able to head off symptoms of depression among some patients just by getting them eyeglasses, a newly published study has...

Older obese Americans have increasing physical problems

Older obese people are more likely to have problems with routine physical activities as they age than their normal-weight peers, researchers said. In a study...

MetLife study finds long-term care costs are stable

The costs are still well beyond the reach of many families. But for what it’s worth, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities across America –...
DR. GREGORY JAY, an emergency room physician at Rhode Island Hospital, is developing a new approach to the treatment of joint injuries and arthritis. /

A molecule with big promise in arthritis treatment

A research team led by a Rhode Island Hospital emergency room doctor has made a discovery about the nature of wear in joints that...

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