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For the first time in Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s history, one of its employees has received the prestigious “Making a Difference Award” from the national Association for Community Affiliated Plans. more
With so many companies offering some kind of programs to help employees address and resolve their work/life balance, why do so few employees choose to participate? more
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition has named Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza a recipient of its 2016 Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activities, fitness and nutrition-related programs. more
Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care, part of Southcoast Health, recently received a $6,000 grant by the Colon Cancer Coalition for colon cancer prevention, education and screening programs to the area’s underserved populations. more
Rhode Island Hospital is recruiting local participants for an international clinical trial to test an investigational drug intervention that may reduce the risk and development of Alzheimer’s disease. more
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. more
Nine in 10 emergency physicians responding to a new poll say that health insurance companies are misleading patients by offering “affordable” premiums for policies that actually cover very little. more
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers; more than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. It is also the easiest to cure if diagnosed and treated early; if it progresses, however, skin cancer can result in disfigurement and death. more
For the third year in a row, Bristol County is the healthiest county in Rhode Island and Providence County is the least healthy, according to the seventh annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
A $1.5 million renewal grant has been awarded to Women & Infants and Bradley hospitals for their work with the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment. more
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