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Rhode Island ranks 43rd in the nation in funding programs that prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released this week by a coalition of public health organizations. more
Lawrence A. Aubin has been named chairman of Lifespan’s board of directors. Aubin was elected chairman at Lifespan’s annual meeting Tuesday. more
IlluminOss Medical has been issued two patents related to its internal bone fixing system, the company announced Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th among states in overall health in America’s Health Rankings. The Ocean State moved up four spots, according to the annual survey which is in its 25th year and is administered by the UnitedHealth Foundation. more
Ever since the days of castor oil laxatives and mercury syphilis tablets, pharmacists and patients have had a tacit understanding: whatever you buy, the information is confidential. more
Approximately $350,000 in Affordable Care Act funding has been awarded to eight health centers in Rhode Island to invest in ongoing quality-improvement activities. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
Dr. Edward Donnelly was recently added to the team comprising Newport Neurology Services at Newport Hospital. He will serve as director of the hospital’s stroke program. more
Assistant director of the Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island discusses breast cancer screening ethics and effectiveness. more
Brown University’s School of Professional Studies Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership program is hosting an evening panel of experts to discuss ways that patients can manage their medical care. more
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