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South County Hospital launched an inpatient palliative care program, medical care that provides relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. more
Rhode Island has the sixth-highest smoking costs in the nation, according to a WalletHub study released Tuesday in light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week. more
Delta Dental of Rhode Island awarded a $25,000 grant to Rhode Island Donated Dental Services through its annual challenge grant program in collaboration with the Rhode Island Dental Association. more
The Diabetes Management Center at Fatima Hospital is offering two two-hour classes that will meet weekly for five weeks beginning Wednesday, March 2. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the hospital’s auditorium, with one additional session on Thursday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to noon in the rear of the cafeteria. more
One in 68 children in the United States has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those, about 25 percent are never able to talk. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a $2.5 million grant to implement a health care workforce program that will lead to higher quality care for older patients, according to a news release. more
The holiday season is upon us and as we, Rhode Islanders, reflect on what is good about our state, let us not forget the acts of kindness and generosity that occur throughout all seasons, every day, at the Rhode Island Free Clinic. more
The University of Rhode Island this fall is launching an online program for its R.N. to B.S. in nursing degree. more
On May 18, business and civic leaders met in Westerly to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of South County Health’s newest Medical & Wellness Center. more
Debra Sharpe, executive director of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, came to work in the nonprofit by chance. Having always been involved in volunteering, causes and community organizations, her first nonprofit job was with the American Heart Association in Illinois and Missouri as a field representative. “Today, I can’t imagine doing anything else,” she said, and when the position with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island came up she jumped at the opportunity. more
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