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CVS making updated COVID-19 vaccine available

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. says the updated COVID-19 vaccine recently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now available at its...

Blame capitalism for this prescription drug problem?

Past public ire over high drug prices has recently taken a back seat to a more insidious problem – no drugs at any price. Patients...
MAKING THE ASSIST: Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center patient Andrea Blair, right, of Cumberland, wears the ­EksoNR exoskeleton and moves through a walking session with the guidance of physical therapist Allissondra Dutra. 

High-tech exoskeleton lending a hand, arms and legs

Early last December, Chuck Allen was enjoying a lazy afternoon at home in North Kingstown. His wife, Becky, had run out for a few...
THE ABORTION PILL mifepristone can now be dispensed by retail pharmacies, but which ones will decide to go through certification process to sell it. AP FILE PHOTO/ALLEN G. BREED

Pharmacies will weigh several factors in deciding whether to dispense abortion...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to allow retail pharmacies to dispense abortion pills means drug stores will have to make a decision...
MACHINE ­AIDED: Dr. Daniel Philbin, a cardiac electrophysiologist and director of the arrhythmia service at the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute, in the operating room with Volta Medical Inc.’s VX1 monitor that assists in ablation ­surgeries. 

AI put to the test during cardiac procedures in R.I.

A new artificial intelligence technology is helping physicians perform ablations – minimally invasive surgeries used to treat certain heart conditions – more efficiently, and...

Attorney General: R.I. part of a $450M settlement with opioid maker...

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha says he and attorney generals from 35 other states have reached a $450 million nationwide settlement with...
COVID-19 VACCINES will be made available for children ages 6 months to 5 years old in Rhode Island next week. / AP FILE PHOTO/MATT ROURKE

McKee: COVID-19 vaccines for young children arriving in R.I. next week

PROVIDENCE – On the heals of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on June 18 recommending the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages...

FDA OKs another Pfizer, Moderna COVID booster for 50 and older

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized another COVID-19 booster for people age 50 and older, a step to offer extra protection for the most vulnerable...

Pfizer vaccine for kids may not be available until November

WASHINGTON (AP)– Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children but the...
IN GOOD HANDS: Jennifer Beaugh, right, pharmacy supervisor at The Miriam Hospital, hands a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Dr. Karen Tashima at a clinic at The Miriam. Tashima is overseeing a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine that hasn’t yet received U.S. government approval.  / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

R.I. plays role in making new COVID-19 vaccines

What seemed like an epic race for an effective COVID-19 vaccine has produced several options that have people rolling up their sleeves across Rhode...
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