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McKee announces site, developer for new state health lab

PROVIDENCE – An empty parking lot in Providence’s I-195 Redevelopment District will house the state’s new public health lab. Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday...

R.I. Department of Health receives $750K grant for veteran suicide prevention

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health received a $750,000 federal grant to implement a three-year program for veteran suicide prevention. The department will work...
DOCTOR IS IN: Dr. Francesca Beaudoin works on her computer in an exam room inside CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s new mobile treatment unit for opioid addiction.

1st mobile unit deployed in R.I.’s addiction fight

John Hayes literally has a front-row seat to the widening demographics of opioid addiction. He’s a driver of CODAC Behavioral Healthcare’s new mobile clinic, a...
A SOUND MIND: Brown University research assistant Nina Lee demonstrates one of the noise monitors she installed at 140 locations around Rhode Island, from bustling cities to quiet rural communities. The ultimate goal is to establish a relationship between noise pollution and children’s health. 

Are R.I.’s noises hurting health of our children?

Since moving to Rhode Island a little over a year ago, Nina Lee has gotten to know the state in a way few others...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increased by 1,780 last week, with 2 deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 1,780 from Sept. 18-24, with two new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday.  The...

R.I. reports first human case of West Nile virus in 2022

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island health officials have confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus in 2022. The person who tested positive for...

Body found inside Woonsocket home identified as former mayor

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health on Wednesday identified one of the two bodies found inside a Woonsocket home as former Mayor Susan...

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...
SIGN OF THE TIMES: Gary Wallace is the owner of Hall of GraFX, a printing shop in Providence that has produced campaign materials for candidates, such as this banner for Gonzalo Cuervo, who finished second in the Providence mayoral primary on Sept. 13.

THE CAMPAIGN ECONOMY: Election season provides stimulus for many businesses

Forget summer vacation, Gary Wallace hasn’t even had a day off in the last six weeks. That’s what happens when you own a print shop...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increased by 1,437 last week, with 9 deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 1,437 from Sept. 4-10, with nine new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health...
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