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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
“Bleed for This,” the movie about Rhode Island boxing champion Vinny Paz, needs 6,000 extras for fight scenes at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center on Dec. 16 and 17. more
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has been named a “top hospital” by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization. more
Walgreen Co., the largest U.S. drugstore chain, and CVS Health’s CVS/pharmacy unit settled a dispute over a patented technology that lets customers refill prescriptions with mobile-phone scanners. more
Steve Miller is waging war on high- priced medicine, guiding decisions to ban drugs from the health plans of millions of Americans and sending companies reeling in a $270 billion market. more
Next Monday is World AIDS Day and a group of HIV/AIDS specialists and advocates will meet with Gov. Lincoln Chafee to raise awareness. more
Thundermist Health Center received an $84,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Promotion Program to open a winter farmer’s market. more
Rhode Island is not keeping pace with other states in insuring children for health coverage, despite the success of a state-focused Medicaid health insurance program, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
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