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Supreme Court again confronts the issue of abortion, this time over...

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will again wade into the fractious issue of abortion this week when it hears arguments over a medication used...

Indian manufacturer recalls eyedrops sold at CVS, Target, Rite Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Indian manufacturer of more than two dozen varieties of eyedrops subject to a U.S. safety warning has officially recalled the...

Eyedrops from CVS, Rite Aid and others carry possible infection risk,...

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators are warning consumers not to use more than two dozen varieties of over-the-counter eyedrops because of the risk of infections...

U.S. approves updated COVID vaccines to rev up protection this fall 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. approved updated COVID-19 vaccines Monday, hoping to rev up protection against the latest coronavirus strains and blunt any surge...

Providence woman charged with practicing dentistry illegally

PROVIDENCE – A 57-year-old city woman has been charged with practicing dentistry without a license, U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Peter F. Neronha announced...

Supreme Court asked to preserve abortion pill access rules 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration and a drug manufacturer asked the Supreme Court on Friday to preserve access to an abortion drug free...

Neronha joins coalition challenging abortion pill ruling

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha late Monday joined a multistate coalition challenging a Texas court ruling that would halt approval of a...

FDA’s own reputation could be restraining its misinfo fight 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government agency responsible for tracking down contaminated peanut butter and defective pacemakers is taking on a new health hazard: online misinformation.  It's an...

CVS pharmacists now allowed to prescribe antiviral treatment against COVID-19

WOONSOCKET – Pharmacists at more than 9,000 CVS Pharmacy locations can now prescribe Paxlovid, the antiviral treatment against COVID-19, in the first program of...

Rhode Island to start administering updated COVID-19 booster shot

PROVIDENCE – A new and more comprehensive booster shot for COVID-19 is now available to Rhode Islanders, the R.I. Department of Health recently announced. The...
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