Health in Woonsocket, RI

Researchers estimate that billions of lenses are flushed each year in the U.S. -- and fragments of them might be ending up in our oceans.

A new study may have found the 'sweet spot' of carb intake. The researchers point out that both too much and too little carbohydrate may harm health.

Julia Katarincic, MD, with a patient.Julia Katarincic, MD, Travels to Honduras to Help Patients and Physicians

Well-balanced vegan diets may have major health benefits. But many of those benefits can be offset by deficiencies if the diet isn't managed carefully.

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital in Providence was ranked No. 1 in the Providence metropolitan area in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 Best Hospital rankings, with Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River ranking second. The two were among six area hospitals receiving high-performance ratings in at least two procedures in the report, but …

A series of experiments revealed sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less eager to engage with others, which makes others less likely to want to socialize.

Staying hydrated is a mantra not only when exercising, but throughout the day for optimal health.

When a serious disease is identified before any signs or symptoms, it often means a better outcome for the patient. A screening tool that allows for the early detection of potentially life-threatening conditions so that they might be treated sooner, and potentially cured, is invaluable. When it comes to colorectal cancer (CRC), we are fortunate to have the colonoscopy.

Women whose mothers lived a long and healthy life have a good chance of doing the same, a new study suggests.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is actively working with its Ohio Managed Medicaid clients to restructure its contracts to implement the Ohio Department of Medicaid's new "pass-through" pricing model requirement, effective January 1, 2019. Contrary to an inaccurate news report in The Columbus Dispatch, which was later picked up on social media, the pharmacy benefit managers…

Women who have gone on a diet alongside men may have noticed a frustrating outcome: The pounds seem to fall off the men, while stubbornly sticking to women.

We’re giving patients greater access to affordable health care 24 hours a day, seven days a week with MinuteClinic Video Visits.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
MinuteClinic Video Visits now available through the CVS Pharmacy App
New telehealth service will provide patients access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week
WOONSOCKET, R.I., August 8, 2018 —CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, is rolling out a new virtual health care offering for patients with minor illnesses and injuries, skin…

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Same store prescription volume growth of 9.5%
GAAP earnings (loss) per share from continuing operations of $(2.52), including a $3.9 billion, or $(3.85) per share, goodwill impairment charge related to the Long-term Care (“LTC”) business
Adjusted EPS of $1.69
2018 Full Year Guidance
Revised full year GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations to $1.40 to $1.50, including the goodwill impairment charge, from…

According to a new study from the U.K., where we live may change the structure of our hearts.

TAMPA, AUGUST 6, 2018 – As the University of South Florida football team celebrates its 146 career victories since the program's inception in 1997, the Bulls Club announced on Monday it will launch a four-week Plant Your Bulls Flag campaign that encourages fans and supporters of USF Athletics to join for $146.

For many people, getting a sunburn is one of the main health concerns of summer. Sometimes we forget to apply enough sunscreen, we get caught up splashing in the water, or simply think the sun’s rays aren’t too strong that day. We typically know what a traditional sun burn feels and looks like: they are uncomfortable, cause skin redness, and often peel during the healing process. However, when it comes to sun poisoning, most people are unaware of the symptoms and treatments.

The term 'superfood' is often tossed around to mislead you into thinking that everything from blue and green powders to highly processed snack foods are healthy. But scientists and nutritionists came up with a better way to classify the real 'powerhouse' foods of nutrition. Add these to your diet.

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