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It’s tough being a kid. In 2022, experts warn, it seems to be getting tougher. As the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, and we approach the endemic stage, mental health … more
Editor’s Note: The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Bradley Hospital … more
Cranston’s Police Department receives roughly 80,000 calls a year and has noticed that additional stressors – such as the pandemic and challenging economic times – have led to a … more
The Cranston Public Library, Cranston Senior Enrichment Center and the OneCranston Health Equity Zone will host Cranston’s first ever Community Health Celebration Night on March 29 from 5 p.m. … more
By EMMA BARTLETT Derrell Johnson’s decision to pursue a career in the medical field started with wanting to help kids and give back. “I enjoy helping the kids. Nothing makes me … more
By EMMA BARTLETT Connecting community members to each other and helping people  access resources is part of OneCranston Health Equity Zone’s goal. The organization recently received a … more
From one perspective the past year of the pandemic has been the best of times for the Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island that saw a 30,000-member increase in Medicaid enrollment - 20 percent - … more
By JENNIFER RITZAU, M.D. The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us just how quickly and unexpectedly a person's health can change. Those tasked with helping to manage a loved-one's care often assume there will be plenty of time to talk about end-of-life more
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