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RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Ready-To-Eat Meat Products

PHOTO: RI Dept. of Health

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Olli Salumeria Americana is recalling 3,946 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products due to...

Women & Infants’ Prenatal Diagnosis Centers Achieve Accreditation

Women & Infants’ Prenatal Diagnosis Centers Achieve Accreditation

Women & Infants Hospital’s Prenatal Diagnosis Centers (PDC) have achieved re-accreditation from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute...

CVS Health Expands Safe Drug Disposal at RI CVS Pharmacy Locations

CVS Health announced that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program inside select CVS Pharmacy locations in Rhode Island.

Weiss: Efforts to Revise State Alzheimer’s Plan are in Full Swing

Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee is gearing up Rhode Island’s fight against the skyrocketing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease, called by some as...

African Alliance of RI President Kolawole Receives Leadership in Advocacy Award

Julius Kolawole

African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) president Julius Kolawole accepted the “Leadership in Advocacy” award by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)....

Weiss: Trump’s Budget Proposal Comes ‘Dead on Arrival’ to Aging Groups

Last Monday, President Donald Trump released his 2019 budget proposal, “An American Budget,” providing guidance to Congress on how to spend hundreds of billions...

Weiss: Older Americans to Benefit from Bipartisan Budget Act

While many were sleeping, funding to operate the federal government expired midnight Thursday, though it was restored about eight and a half hours later with...

Dept. of Health Investigating Allergic Reactions of Students to Kiwi Fruit at 14 Schools

Kiwi Fruit

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is investigating the occurrence of allergic-type reactions in school students associated with the consumption of kiwi...

Mattiello Introduces Bill Allowing Partial-Fill Prescription Option on Opioids

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has introduced legislation that would give patients the option of having their prescription for painkillers only partially filled.

Weiss: Pets Can Bring You Health, Happiness

The author's newly-adopted puppy, Molly

My newly adopted three-month old chocolate lab, Molly, keeps me on my toes.  Literally.  My daily walks around the block and playing ball...

Warning Issued From Stop and Shop Deli in Warwick

Warwick Stop & Shop has issues consumer alert on deli sliced meat and cheese. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that...

RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence Names 5 Inaugural Affiliate Members

Len Cabral

The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) welcomed five inaugural affiliate members during its first ever member gathering.

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Recall on Panera Bread Cream Cheese Products

Panera recalls  cream cheese products

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Panera Bread is recalling all varieties of two ounce and eight ounce cream...

Two Roger Williams Physicians Receive Distinguished Service Awards

John Holiver, CEO, CharterCARE; Dr. Singer; medical staff president Dr. Andrea Doyle; Dr. Meharg; and Demetra Ouellette, Roger Williams Medical Center President.

Two Roger Williams Medical Center physicians received 2017 Distinguished Service Award at the annual CharterCARE Health Partners’ Medical Staff physician reception. Dr. Ira Singer and...

Women & Infants Names Hardy Director of Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service

Erica Hardy

Women & Infants Hospital has named Erica Hardy, MD, MMSc, as the director of Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service. Hardy is...

Gloria Gemma Foundation Launches Free Campaign to Help People Live Healthier

The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation is starting 2018 with a new campaign to help people live healthier. The new campaign titled &ldquo...

University Surgical Associates Adds Renaud as Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Elizabeth Renaud

University Surgical Associates has announced the addition of Dr. Elizabeth Renaud as a pediatric surgeon.

Widespread Flu in RI Forces Activation of Masking Requirement

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced on Wednesday that the flu is "widespread" in Rhode Island, triggering the state's requirement for...

Rep. Patricia Serpa: 17 Who Made a Difference in 2017

Patricia Serpa

When problems at UHIP -- the state's new online health benefits technology platform -- saw Governor Raimondo apologize in February for the failed rollout,...

EcoRI: 17 Who Made a Difference in 2017

Frank Carini, EcoRI News Editor

The state's leading source of environmental news partnered with GoLocal in 2017 to appear regularly on GoLocal LIVE to talk about the biggest stories impacting...

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