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Research associate in the Department of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health discusses the link between social media and depression. more
(Updated 12:26 p.m.) CVS/pharmacy President Helena B. Foulkes made a “surprise” appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live Friday to say that those long receipts the chain is known for will soon be a thing of the past for customers who want to go digital. more
While retail health care clinics have been viewed by policy makers and insurers as a way to decrease health care spending by replacing expensive emergency department or physician office visits, the clinics may actually increase spending if they create a demand for more services, typically an extra $14 annually. more
Doctoral student in the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a recent article she authored examining benefits of exercise among varied segments of the population. more
Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. more
An online pharmacy seeking to unseat CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens raised $50 million, helping fund its plan to improve how drugs are packaged with a simple idea: dividing up customers’ pills by the time and date they should be taken. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
Dr. Jennifer Ritzau is director of palliative care and associate medical director at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island, formerly known as Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island. She talked recently with Providence Business News about hospice care, palliative care and Hope Hospice RI’s newest endeavors. more
With rate increase requests ranging from 8.6 to 17.9 percent, the four health insurance companies in Rhode Island will be hearing soon from members of the public how they feel about the requests. more
I was raised in a hardworking family that valued helping others. My early years were instrumental in shaping my purpose and work ethic. I knew I wanted to help others find their voice as they faced life-threatening and complex illness. As … more
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