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Parents who worry about their college students’ drinking, drugging and sexual activity might be interested in newly released data evaluating 140 colleges’ sexual health practices. more
Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan facility, announced that researchers are studying whether transcranial magnetic stimulation can effectively treat frontotemporal dementia, which is a group of neurodegenerative brain disorders causing a progressive breakdown of language abilities. more
Lifespan has reported that Dr. Steven Lampert is the new president of Lifespan Physician Group, which is tied with Care New England Medical Group for the state’s largest multispecialty physician group, each with 350 R.I. physicians, according to Providence Business News research. more
The Oct. 8 groundbreaking of a 47,000-square-foot Neighborhood Health Station, at 1000 Broad St. in Central Falls, represents the culmination of three years of community planning, negotiating and finding financing, Blackstone Valley Community Health Care reported in a recent statement. more
Dr. Theresa Graves, director of the Breast Center of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Lifespan and director of the Center for Breast Care at University Surgical Associates in Providence, is an assistant professor of surgery (clinical) at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. more
A change in accounting standards that will require governments to start disclosing the amount of unfunded pension and retiree benefits on yearly balance sheets could put new pressure on public officials to step up payments on these plans, according to speakers at a conference organized by Donoghue Barrett & Singal P.C. and the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns. more
The tiny state of Rhode Island is at a crossroad, facing major decisions on investing in fossil fuel infrastructure or turning sharply to renewable energy. more
Nationwide, a new report says that state public employee pension plans are underfunded by nearly $5.6 trillion. At $18.6 billion, Rhode Island’s unfunded liability is one of the smallest among the 50 states, thanks to its size and fewer employed workers. more
I have previously written that the defense economy is vital and critically important to Aquidneck Island, Newport County, Rhode Island and our national defense. more
Steven G. O’Donnell recently retired as superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety, but he isn’t resting on his laurels, having recently been appointed the new CEO of the YMCA of Greater Providence. more
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