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2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The Miriam Hospital's HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection program, states in the July, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Journal special edition, "RI Defeats Hep C" that eliminating hepatitis c virus infection is feasible, can provide economic benefits, enhance capacity to address other health challenges, and improve health ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
Rhode Island is truly an artists' paradise, with inspiration in everything from urban street scenes in Newport and Providence, to majestic landscapes from farm to sea.
8 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday says the items were made in Whole Foods stores in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
8 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
The Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday that water quality tests will continue at Scarborough Beach.
For a brief period of history, Rhode Island was the only state where prostitution was legal in every county.
A state senator from Stonington is in serious condition at a Rhode Island hospital after falling from an outside staircase at his home.
Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, California is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches , nectarines , plums and pluots packed between June 1, 2014 through July 12,2014 due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Rhode Island's health insurance commissioner announced premium rates for 2015 that include single-digit increases for most insurers and a decrease for one.
NBC 10's "Voice of the Voter" Democratic gubernatorial debate centered around how to fix Rhode Island's economy by changing its reputation, and how each candidate considered himself or herself different from any other Rhode Island governor in the past.
Citing the state's high unemployment and "broken" economy as major issues, Republican gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung and Ken Block faced off Thursday in a debate moderated by NBC 10's Bill Rappleye.
State environmental officials say they have found no West Nile virus in the latest batch of mosquitoes tested in Rhode Island.
There are a few primaries that are important to watch and the Rhode Island Democratic Primary for Governor is one that deserves some special attention.
In select spots in Cranston, East Greenwich and Hopkinton, an army of tiny weevils are munching on a feast of mile-a-minute, an aggressive non-native plant with Far East origins that has been steadily encroaching native habitats in Rhode Island.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:31 pm
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