Apr 16 2022

Rhode Island moves from low to medium COVID levels – CDC & RIDOH

Early Friday morning we received an email from the RIDOH spokesperson, after data from the CDC had been updated on ...

Apr 15 2022

BA.2:  Deja Vue all over again?  Or time to pivot? – Michael Fine

BA.2:  Deja Vue All Over Again?  Or Time to Pivot? By Michael Fine, contributing writer Editor's Note: We are about ...

Apr 12 2022

Health Care Workforce Summit – what was said, who attended, who was missing – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer on health Editor's Note: For much of the past week, ConvergenceRI has been trying ...

Apr 10 2022

Newport & Swansea Police mark Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month - and two local police departments are recognizing the month for the citizens of their ...

Apr 5 2022

A conversation: How to improve care at nursing homes in RI – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer NOTE: This article is with Marguerite McLaughlin and Gail Patry Image courtesy of Healthcentric ...

Apr 4 2022

AARP report: 6 Pillars of Brain Health – lifestyle changes and community policies – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss The Washington, DC-based AARP releases its latest Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) report citing strong scientific ...

Apr 2 2022

Wandering… World Autism Awareness Day, April 2nd – Michael Morse

by Michael Morse, contributing writer She's wandering on Hope Street, a busy street by anybody's standards, no coat, blank expression, ...

Mar 31 2022

CDC, FDA , RI Health Dept: 4th vaccine (2nd booster) now for those over 50, others

In Rhode Island, getting the 4th shot was not yet available at most pharmacies, as their policy is waiting until ...

Mar 30 2022

Todd Patkin, Chief Happiness Officer: One man’s quest to beat depression and anxiety

by Nancy Thomas, publisher Finding Happiness: One Man's Quest to Beat Depression and Anxiety and--Finally--Let the Sunshine In Todd Patkin ...

Mar 29 2022

Cranston Community Health Celebration Night – TONIGHT 

The Cranston Public Library, Cranston Senior Enrichment Center, and the OneCranston Health Equity Zone are joining forces to host Cranston’s ...