Category Archives: Health News

RI nonprofits eligible for $4.5M in COVID-19 response grants

RI nonprofits eligible for $4.5M in COVID-19 response grants

Rhode Island nonprofits that have been playing a critical role in the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic are now eligible to apply for a portion of $4.5 million in federal relief funding, Gov. Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Foundation announced Monday.MORE

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island rethinks plan to cut transportation pollution

Rhode Island officials plan to lean on federal funding and come up with a new way to cut emissions from the transportation sector, following the demise of a multistate compact aimed at dramatically reducing transportation pollution.MORE

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

Report: Food insecurity remains high in Rhode Island

About one out of every six Rhode Island households struggles to put enough food on the table, significantly lower than during the height of the pandemic last year, but higher than pre-pandemic levels, according to a report released Monday.MORE

Boston doctor fined $6,000 for missing surgery for lunch

Boston doctor fined $6,000 for missing surgery for lunch

Massachusetts’ medical board has reprimanded and fined the head of spine surgery at Boston Medical Center after he left an operating room to eat lunch in his car and then fell asleep and missed an emergency surgery in 2016.MORE

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