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W&I researcher to use new test for ovarian cancer

PROVIDENCE – A researcher at Women & Infants Hospital has found a new way to predict whether an ovarian mass is cancerous by testing...

U.S. health spending could double by 2017

BETHESDA, Md. – A new government analysis projects that U.S. health care spending will nearly double by 2017 from 2007’s projected level, reaching $4.3...

R.I. Hospital model in fast heart-attack care

PROVIDENCE – A systematic effort to improve heart-attack care at Rhode Island Hospital has sharply improved response times and led the facility to be...

New Web site outlines health-reform options

WASHINGTON – The World Health Care Congress, which hosts an annual conference that convenes health care, government and corporate leaders under one roof...

Leonard first in N.E. to offer baldness-gene test

CRANSTON – Dr. Robert Leonard, founder and chief surgeon of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, announced recently that he is the first hair surgeon in...

R.I. company launches novel foam anesthetic

CUMBERLAND – A local pharmaceutical company that specializes in treatments for skin and skin-related disorders has launched what it says is the first and...
MIND, BODY AND SOUL: Lisa D. Helfrich, owner of Fitness Together, specializes in one-on-one training aimed at challenging her clients to reach their full potential. /

Custom workouts for body and mind

“Believe in yourself. You must do that which you think you cannot.” Eleanor Roosevelt’s inspirational words are found on a photo of New York City...
THE NEW RULES will yield health savings of $2B to $19B per year by 2020, the EPA said. /

EPA’s new smog rules ‘inadequate,’ N.E. states say

WASHINGTON – New air-quality standards announced yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aim to diminish ozone and smog in the nation’s cities...
DR. RICHARD MOORE has found a way to improve screening for ovarian cancer, by testing for two proteins: HE4 and the traditional CA125II. /

W&I researcher uses new test for ovarian cancer

PROVIDENCE – A researcher at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has found a new way to predict whether an ovarian mass is...

Papitto Foundation announces $1.63M in grants

CRANSTON – The Papitto Foundation today announced $1.63 million in gifts to three local institutions: The Miriam Hospital, St. Mary Academy – Bay View...

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