Newport Wellness Week is set to return. PHOTO: Newport Marriott

Newport Wellness Week Set to Return in January

Newport Wellness Week is returning. The week-long celebration of mind, body, and spirit will run from January 19 through… Read More

Cranston's CCAP awarded $625K to combat youth substance abuse

Cranston’s CCAP Awarded $625K to Combat Youth Substance Abuse

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced… Read More

Achdut is recalling its Tahini products

Achdut Recalls Brands of Tahini Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers that the company Achdut is recalling its Tahini… Read More

PHOTO: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Flickr

Free Flu Shots to be Provided to Those with Substance Use Disorder

The Journey to Hope, Health, and Healing is teaming with Wood River Health Services to provide free flu shots to anyone with… Read More

Fit for Life: ‘‘Tis The Season”

Hey folks  The season of drinking, eating, and being merry is in full swing.   … Read More

CDC urges people to not eat romaine lettuce PHOTO: CDC

CDC Urges Consumers to Not Eat Romaine Lettuce Following E. Coli Outbreak

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… Read More

University Orthopedics Teams with Boston Children’s Hospital on ACL Repair Trial

University Orthopedics has partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital to perform a trial on ACL repairs using a new… Read More

Fit for Life: Magnify the Positive in Your Life Today

“THIS IS US”, analyzed by me What do you see when you watch the series “This is us?”… Read More

Duncan Hines cake mix is being recalled PHOTO: RIHealth

NEW: Duncan Hines Cake Mix Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella

The Rhode Island Department of Health is warning consumers that multiple varieties of Duncan Hines cake mix are… Read More

University Orthopedics announces partnership with  The Center for Orthopaedics

University Orthopedics & The Center for Orthopaedics Announce Partnership

University Orthopedics announced a new partnership with The Center for Orthopaedics in Johnston.… Read More

Dr. Vivian Sung

Women & Infants’ Sung Receives 2 Awards for Urinary Incontinence Research

Women & Infants doctor Vivian Sung received two awards for research that she is leading for the Eunice Kennedy… Read More

Smart Benefits: 5 Ways to Boost Flu Shots Among Employees

With a deadly flu season last year, many HR departments are stepping up their efforts to encourage employee vaccination.… Read More


7-Year-Old Battling Leukemia Gets Special Visit from Karate Master at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Seven-year-old Callan “Cal” Duquette — who is battling leukemia — was surprised at Hasbro… Read More

Jenny Craig

Jenny Craig Chicken Products Recalled Due to Contamination

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that SK Food Group is recalling more than… Read More

Fentanyl Test Strips help prevent overdoses, says Brown study

VIDEO: Fentanyl Test Strips Help Prevent Overdoses, Says Brown Study

A Brown University study has found that fentanyl test strips reduce overdose risk by using less, going slower or using with… Read More

RI Health, Women & Infants Receive Grants to Increases Access to Healthcare for Pregnant Women

The Rhode Island Department of Health and Women & Infants Hospital received a five-year grant to ensure that… Read More

Dr. Joseph Izzi Jr.

University Orthopedics Adds Izzi to Orthopedic Care Team

University Orthopedics announced the addition of Joseph Izzi Jr. M.D. to its specialty practice.… Read More

Neil Steinberg

RI Foundation Offers Medical Researchers $25K in Funding to Pursue National Grants

The Rhode Island Foundation is looking for applicants for grants of up to $25,000 to launch medical research… Read More

Joanne Bilotta

What Patients & Doctors Should Know About “Choosing Wisely” Their Medications, Procedures

Joanne Bilotta, the Campaign Manager for the "Choosing Wisely" campaign with the Rhode Island Business Group on Health joined… Read More

Boil water advisory issued for Prudence Advisory

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Prudence Island Water District

The Rhode Island Department Health has issued a boil water advisory for the Prudence Island Water District due to E.coli… Read More


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