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Oct 22 2022

RSV posing challenge for babies, seniors, hospitals, and healthcare facilities

Hospitals in 32 states are reporting a swift rise in children with RSV. 75% of children's hospitals report they are ...

Oct 21 2022

Rhode Island leads the US in flu shots – let’s keep it that way

Flu shots encouraged for all Rhode Islanders older than six months of age Leaders from the Rhode Island Department of ...

Oct 19 2022

BU Level 4 Lab condemned for modifying COVID virus. Researchers say guidelines not clear.

The news cycle began in the UK when the Daily Mail carried a story with this headline, "This should be ...

Oct 18 2022

Environmental storytelling – Rachel Carson was right! – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo: Rebecca Altman, Ph.D., talking at the Silent Spring Institute's 2022 Gala Celebration in ...

Oct 18 2022

Basil, new therapy dog at URI offers a moment to “paws and reflect”; step away from stress

Members of the University of Rhode Island campus community now have the opportunity to “paws and reflect,” step away from ...

Oct 13 2022

RI youth risk behaviors. Vaping, sex, decrease. Sadness, depression, increase – more.

Survey Results Spotlight Health and Well-being of Rhode Island High School Students While Rhode Island high school students report decreases ...

Oct 12 2022

Follow-Up: Plans for little house village for emergency winter housing gets swift response

Photo: 60 Sonoma County Pallet Shelters Our story yesterday about the potential of individual pallet housing units being used for ...

Oct 11 2022

Pop-up winter homeless village in the works – Cranston bolts at being state’s go-to location

Photo: Village in Portland UPDATE: 9am - Center of page in red Several weeks ago RINewsToday featured a story about ...

Oct 11 2022

Lessons in survival and resilience, mountains beyond mountains. Haiti

by Toby Simon for ConvergenceRI Haitians persevere, despite the dire circumstances WELLFLEET, Mass. – Almost 30 years ago, my husband ...

Oct 9 2022

Business Beat: Dr. Nikolopoulos Joins PACE-RI as Chief Medical Officer

PACE-RI CEO Joan Kwiatkowski announced today that Dr. Nicholas Nikolopoulos, DO, has joined join PACE-RI as chief medical officer.  A ...