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(Updated, 5 p.m., Aug. 21) At 6.1 for every 1,000 live births, the infant mortality rate in the United States ranks No. 26 in the world, below many countries in Europe, according to 2010 data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It would seem that an … more
Roger Williams Medical Center plans to significantly expand its emergency department and renovate several interior spaces, to provide more space and privacy for patients, and to improve access. more
The fight is intensifying over which patients will get an almost $15,000-a-year cholesterol drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi, with CVS Health Corp. calling for new treatment guidelines to make it clearer who should qualify. more
Providence is the 20th best city for retirement, according to a new study commissioned by the Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement. more
CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay $450,000 to resolve allegations that several of its Rhode Island stores violated the federal Controlled Substances Act by filling invalid prescriptions and maintaining deficient records. more
Rhode Island came in at 31st in a listing of the best and worst states for underprivileged children, according to WalletHub’s latest poll. more
With problems ranging from incontinence to intense pain to obesity, pelvic-floor disorders are often so uncomfortable to discuss that women prefer to suffer in silence. The Women’s Medicine Collaborative has launched the Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders to address the raft of serious pelvis-related health problems going untreated. more
The Miriam Hospital recently received a pair of national awards for the quality of its stroke patient care. more
Assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Program of Public Health at Brown University discusses a grant he received to research how certain chemicals affect affect brain development more
Bristol business owner Sarah Redman recently hosted an event at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol that raised $17,000 for the Women & Infants Program in Women’s Oncology and its Infusion Center. more
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