Updated January 30 at 6:30pm
Health Care
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The Bay Team, the adult and youth anti-drug and alcohol coalition has been selected as the winner of a national excellence award to be conferred in Washington, D.C., in February. more
Health Concepts, Ltd., has won second place in the 4th annual national Pink Glove Dance Video competition. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that more health insurance plans will be offered on the exchange next year, and that rate sheets are available that will allow consumers and small employers to compare plans. more
The Miriam Hospital has for the fifth time been designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. The advanced certification recognizes The Miriam Hospital Stroke Center, which cares for more than 650 patients a year, as providing the highest-quality stroke care. more
Member of the department of family medicine at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School talks about the school’s new Primary Care-Population Medicine program. more
The R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals and the Anchor Recovery Community Center have developed a hospital-focused initiative using recovery coaches in emergency departments to reach out to overdose victims. more
Marina Toulou-Shams, a psychologist from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, has been awarded a $2 million grant to research the efficacy of various means of combatting alcohol and drug abuse among court-involved teenage girls who are not currently in jail. more
Chief of emergency medicine for Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals discusses his work, which was featured in a recent PBS documentary. more
NsGene Inc.’s innovative brain-repair therapy couldn’t have come at a better time, as one of the neurodegenerative diseases it would treat – Parkinson’s disease – has gotten a lot of press lately. more
When Reggie Jackson’s five-year, $2.9 million contract with the New York Yankees kicked off baseball’s free-agent era in 1976, a box seat at Yankee Stadium – the best in the house – would run you $5.50. Thirty-eight years later, the minimum salary for a major leaguer is just below Jackson’s then-record amount. more
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