Providence is ranked as the 85th healthiest city in the U.S.

Providence Ranks Poorly as a “Healthy City”

A new study finds that Providence ranks poorly as a "healthy city."… Read More

Kent Hospital

Kent Hospital’s Stroke Center Earns Gold Seal of Approval

Kent Hospital’s Advanced Primary Stroke Center earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the… Read More

Health experts oppose addition of Opioid Use Disorder to RI Medical Marijuana Program

Health Experts Oppose Addition of Opioid Use Disorder to RI Medical Marijuana Program

Addiction, mental and public health experts are opposing a petition to add Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) to the Rhode Island… Read More

Dr. John Kiang

RI Dentists Begin ‘Tooth Tour’ to Promote Children’s Dental Health Month on LIVE

Dr. Nick Paquin and Dr. John Kiang from Rhode Island Children’s Dentistry (RICD) joined GoLocal LIVE’s Chelsea… Read More

Fit for Life: A Great Lesson from 4th Graders

I was at a middle school dance recital last week and I saw an interesting acronym for the word “THINK”. It went… Read More

Whole Foods recalls prepared foods containing baby spinach PHOTO: RI Health

Whole Foods Recalls Prepared Foods Containing Baby Spinach

The Rhode Island Department of Health is warning consumers that Whole Foods Market is recalling various prepared… Read More

Kent Hospital’s Breast Health Center receives national accreditation

Kent Hospital’s Breast Health Center Receives National Accreditation

The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the… Read More

Chelsea Graham

Thundermist Health Center Adds Doctors Graham & Macfarlan

Thundermist Health Center has announced the additions of doctors Chelsea Graham and Joline Macfarlan.… Read More

RXBAR Kids Apple Cinnamon is one of the bars recalled.

RI Health Warns Consumer: RXBAR Recalls Certain Bars Due to Potentially Undeclared Peanuts

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers that RXBAR is recalling certain varieties of bars because… Read More

Dr. Eric Berthiaume

University Gastroenterology Names Berthiaume New President

University Gastroenterology has named Dr. Eric Berthiaume as its new President.… Read More

HopeHealth Visiting Nurse receives national award PHOTO: Facebook

Providence’s HopeHealth Receives National Award for Home Care Excellence

Providence-based HopeHealth Visiting Nurse has been awarded Home Health Quality Improvement’s (HHQI) Cardio… Read More

Guest MINDSETTER™ Creamer: New Alzheimer’s Act Allows Effective Public Health Interventions

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease… Read More

Aubrey Tyrka

Butler Hospital’s Tyrka Appointed to National Task Force

Butler Hospital Dr. Aubrey Tyrka has been appointed co-chair of the Women’s Task Force of the American… Read More

RI Medical Imaging receives “Magna Cum Laude” for new breast cancer procedure

RI Medical Imaging Receives “Magna Cum Laude” for New Breast Cancer Procedure

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has been awarded a “magna cum laude” designation for its work in the Freezing… Read More

David Torchiana, MD, CEO of Partners

David Torchiana: 19 to Watch in 2019

The most powerful person in healthcare in Rhode Island may soon be a man who rarely visits the state and few here know… Read More

Laura Afonso

Fully Rooted’s Repose & Mollis Highlight the Benefits of Juicing

Preparing for New Year’s resolutions, Fully Rooted’s Amanda Repose and Angelo Mollis talk about the health and… Read More

Carol Hulsebus,

Slim Pickings’ Hulsebus Talks Healthy Meal Options for 2019

With health and wellness on the top of many American’s New Year's resolutions, Slim Pickings owner Carol… Read More

Jennie-O recalls raw ground turkey products due to possible salmonella contamination PHOTO: RI Dept. of Health

Jennie-O Recalls Packaged Ground Turkey Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers that Jennie-O is recalling 164,219 pounds of… Read More

Weiss: Simple Tips on Surviving the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a double-edged sword. For some, it brings feelings of warmth and joy, even closeness and… Read More

Dr. Sam Zwetchkenbaum

RI State Dentist on Reducing Opioid Prescriptions Among Dentists—and Use in Dental Patients

Rhode Island state dentist Dr. Sam Zwetchkenbaum appeared on GoLcoal LIVE where he spoke to efforts by the state to reduce… Read More


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