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EAST GREENWICH – Hasbro Children’s Hospital has opened a new specialty clinic here to provide specialty care to children. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island children are the second-least likely in the country to have tried smoking cigarettes by the age of 13, behind only Utah, according to the National Youth Risk Behavior Survey recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
WASHINGTON – Providence and New Bedford were among eight cities to receive grants from the National League of Cities to help implement outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. more
The Vermont single-payer initiative, which was cited both locally and nationally as a transformational model for a lower-cost health care system, collapsed in the latter part of December. It couldn’t work because it tried to replace the employer-based system – one in which a majority of consumers receive health insurance from their employer – with an impractical proposal that would have required $2.5 billion in additional funding (in fiscal 2012, the state had only $2.7 billion in total tax revenue). more
Providing quality medical treatment in a rapidly changing health care industry can be difficult. But one Rhode Island business is helping to put many of the state’s primary care physicians on the right path. more
PROVIDENCE – More than $3.4 million in federal funding to enhance HIV testing and prevention programs has been awarded to the R.I. Executive Office of Health & Human Services, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced. The funds are from the Ryan … more
I'm fortunate to lead a health system that is a joint venture of two respected Rhode Island hospitals – Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital – and Prospect Medical Services, a company with more than 20 years of … more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Lisa Gould recently published a study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons that looked at innovative treatment for skin graft wounds. more
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Jennifer Gass and a research team she led recently presented research showing that breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy have greater pleasure during intimacy. more
Associate professor of behavioral and social sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a study that found children given a sip of alcohol before sixth grade were more likely to have had a full drink or gotten drunk by ninth grade than those not given the first sip. more
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