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HealthSource RI said that the rate of uninsured Rhode Islanders has dropped to 5 percent. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
A statewide initiative was launched Monday to improve health care for all Rhode Islanders. more
Rhode Island ranked 38th, the lowest out of all the New England states, in AARP’s latest edition of “Raising Expectations: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities and Family Caregivers.” more
An HIV-positive man has filed a lawsuit in federal court because he said HealthSource RI forces him to pay for women’s abortions as a condition to obtain health insurance through the state exchange. more
In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – CleanSlate Centers last week announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy has accepted a position on the company's board of directors. CleanSlate Centers is a collection of outpatient addiction-treatment centers … more
A series of five free skin cancer screenings will be offered in July and August at Rhode Island beaches. more
Designers who are developing new products need to have an audience that can offer criticism and feedback. For a class of graduate students at Rhode Island School of Design, that audience came at Laurelmead, a retirement community where … more
With childhood obesity among Hispanic children even more prevalent than among the general population, researchers at Memorial Hospital recently published a study examining the subject. more
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