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Roger Williams gets grant to renovate elder-care unit

PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center today announced it has received a $380,000 grant from The Champlin Foundations. The money will be used to...
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Neurotech Pharmaceuticals to expand in R.I.

LINCOLN – Neurotech Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of treatments for chronic eye diseases, is building a new manufacturing plant...
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R.I. Foundation awards $5M in year-end grants

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation today announced more than $5 million in year-end grants to 112 projects across the state, including affordable housing...

Bay State panel issues report on weight-loss surgeries

BOSTON – A state-run center focused on patient safety and medical-error prevention has issued freshing recommendations on weight loss surgery, noting that the number...

Study: Most psychiatric cases involve multiple issues

PROVIDENCE – A study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital, published in the February edition of the journal Psychological Medicine, has found that...

M.D. named R.I. Hospital medical affairs VP

Dr. John B. Murphy has been named vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer at Rhode Island Hospital. He will oversee the...
ANTHONY SANTILLI of Cranston receives care at Rhode Island Hospital from nurse Bethany Marino. The aging of the baby boomers is expected to strain the medical industry. /

A big-picture approach to caring for older patients

Some differences are visible: the slower movements, the hesitance walking, and of course the thinner frame, the silver hair, the wrinkled skin. Others require...
MARI-BETH BROWN chooses a snack at NetCenergy in Warwick. All snacks in the basket are low-fat, trans-fat free and were recommended by a registered nurse from the Wellness Councils of America. /

Healthy snacks aimed at sending right message

One day last year, Don Nokes threw away the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Mountain Dew and other junk food that his employees used to...
A LAB TECHNICIAN at Roger Williams Medical Center freezes stem cells that will later be infused into a transplant patient. /

Roger Williams seeks transplant collaboration

One year after losing its bone marrow transplantation chief and two other key specialists to Rhode Island Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center has hired...

$2.5M grant targets at-risk families in Rhode Island

A partnership between a nonprofit and the R.I. Department of Children, Youth and Families that works to curb familial violence and problems caused by...
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