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Formalizing a previous relationship between South County Health and the University of Rhode Island, the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds initiative, the two entities have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to enhance education for health professionals and to advance local communities’ well-being, according to a statement from URI on Tuesday. more
It was the best single run of longfin squid anyone on the East Coast had ever seen – and it happened fast and was over fast. In two months last summer, June and July, the East Coast-based squid fleet landed approximately 14 million pounds, with Rhode Island landing more than 50 percent of that quota, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration landing reports. more
Restoration of American manufacturing has occupied a prominent space in President Donald Trump's speeches, commentary and tweets. But a mixed message was conveyed by the new president when he released a broad overview of his 2018 budget … more
1 What is the mission of the institute and how has that changed since its founding? Seamen's 1920 mission was to provide "recreation, comfort and instruction" to those connected to the sea. Our constituency has changed over time with the … more
In a "letter to the community" this week, Richard R. Spies, board chair of The Providence Plan, details the organization's response to the embezzlement that came to light last summer, with a special emphasis on the board of directors' … more
To the Editor: An open letter to the community from The Providence Plan: For more than 25 years, ProvPlan has worked with state and city leadership to develop evidence and provide advice on a wide range of public-policy issues of … more
(Updated 6 p.m.) In a surprise midsession move, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed announced on Wednesday she will leave her post as one of the most powerful politicians in the state to become president of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. more
Bristol County Savings Bank this month named Cheryl L. Moretti to senior financial analyst at the Taunton-based bank. more
Eliminating the stigma for those who live with mental illness was the focus of two Brain Week Rhode Island events last week. more
Hakon Heimer is a science editor and consultant on mental illness and neuroscience based in Providence. He is the founder of Schizophrenia Research Forum, an online knowledge environment for researchers, and program adviser on cognitive disorders to the Banbury Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. more
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