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By one estimate, Americans spend $4.4 billion on over the counter and prescribed cold remedies including $1.1 billion for antibiotics. In truth, there is no cold remedy and, on top of that, colds are a viral disease that antibiotics more
Celeste Mullane, who will have three children attending Pilgrim High School this fall made the following comments at the School Committee meeting. I have come before the School Committee and I have written numerous emails regarding my more
This past week the General Assembly finally passed legislation to give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. That means, come Nov. 8, when you go to vote, there will be a … more
This narrative is being written at the request of a dear friend of John Howell, who knows that I am proud of my son Dan, and I want the world to know it. Dan always wanted to be a police officer. … more
By GUS MANOCCHIA, MD The new paradigm in health and healthcare continues to move from treating existing disease to proactively promoting wellness. This leads to better quality of life overall, … more
Summer is here, and for many in New England, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 231 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, up from 210 million a year more
On Oct. 7, Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthol's story broke detailing a three minute video of GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump wearing a hot microphone during a 2005 bus ride with former-host Bill Bush, of Access Hollywood"" more
The people of Rhode Island are caring and generous, in both spirit and action. I know this because I was born and raised here, and I have witnessed our collective compassion in action throughout my life. When I supervised court-advocacy more
The fear of going hungry has eased in Rhode Island. The USDA reported this week that the state's food insecurity rate dropped to 11.8 percent, the lowest level since the recession. We should applaud this achievement because fewer Rhode more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO When I became Speaker of the House of Representatives two years ago, I wanted to send a clear message that reform was critical to moving our state forward. We … more
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