Updated February 26 at 8:50pm
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As a component of its mission to improve the health of local residents, Blackstone Valley Community Health Care will be holding a community health fair where it will be unveiling a free smart phone app available to anyone to assist in tracking and monitoring health and fitness results. more
U.S. Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., have introduced legislation to help families burdened by the costs of illness and injury. more
A new study from Bradley Hospital has found that bipolar children have greater activation in the right amygdala – a brain region important for emotional reaction – than bipolar adults when viewing emotional faces. more
Working with the R.I. Department of Health, AIDS Project Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Public Health Institute The Miriam Hospital recently launched the Do It RIght: Get Tested for HIV and STDs campaign, led by Miriam’s Dr. Philip A. Chan. more
Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease & Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital talks about his work studying asymptomatic Alzheimer’s. more
Even if they disagree about the federal health care law that created it, Rhode Island’s major candidates for governor all want to see the state’s health-benefits exchange become a moneymaker. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island teens compare favorably to their peers in other states when it comes to tobacco use, alcohol consumption, fighting, prescription-drug use, unsafe sexual behaviors and soda consumption. more
CVS MinuteClinic has applied to the R.I. Department of Health once again for a license to operate a retail health clinic in Rhode Island, bringing home a national trend in this model of care. RHCs arose in the early 2000s and have grown to more than 1,600 clinics currently in operation in 42 states. In a recent study by Accenture, it is projected that retail clinics will double in the next three years to more than 2,800. more
More than half the people who bought insurance through new Obamacare exchanges were previously uninsured, according to a survey that runs counter to reports earlier this year. more
Care New England on Wednesday announced its intention to affiliate with community mental health nonprofit The Providence Center to improve and integrate behavioral health care delivery across communities and hospitals in Rhode Island. more
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