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R.I. joins national anti-smoking campaign

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health announced last Wednesday that it is joining an “unprecedented public health campaign” created by an alliance of...
LOCAL SMALL BUSINESS owners spoke out about health care concerns last Thursday at a forum organized by the National Federation of Independent Business and held at the Providence Marriott Hotel. /

NFIB forum lets business owners speak out <br>on health care

PROVIDENCE – Dozens of local small business owners spoke out about health care concerns last Thursday at the Providence Marriott Hotel during the National...

State wins CDC award for childhood immunization rates

WOONSOCKET – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week recognized Rhode Island as one of the best states for childhood immunizations. Rhode...

Nursing home database now flags worst facilities

WASHINGTON – Looking for a good nursing home, and hoping to avoid facilities with a history of trouble? A new feature on the Nursing...

Brown scientists link reproduction, aging

PROVIDENCE – Biologists at Brown University have found new evidence of a link between reproduction and lifespan, showing that fruit flies live longer when...
INCENTIVES, both positive and negative, have convinced URI nursing professor Debby Godfrey Brown that she should retire now; here she talks with student Lauren Salerno. /

URI enticing faculty into early retirement

Even after 29 years of teaching at the University of Rhode Island, nursing professor Debby Godfrey Brown felt she had plenty of energy to...
EDWARD COONEY, chairman of the GPCC board, says good economic development follows smart policies for revenue and spending. /

The state needs more taxpayers, not more taxes

(Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in a series of newsmaker interviews with business-community leaders focusing on the state budget and the economy.) Edward J....

Warrant issued for owner of Renaissance Medical

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health has suspended the medical license of Dr. Tarek W. Wehbe, of Renaissance Medical Group, for “presenting...

Strength training can cut heart’s ability to relax

Intense weightlifting to increase strength may stiffen heart muscle, Harvard University scientists said, urging more research into possible health consequences. After 90 days of strength...

Study: Heart patients get faster care during the day

Heart attack patients get faster and more comprehensive care if they arrive at the emergency room during the day, according to a review of...
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