Lifespan

Lifespan is Rhode Island's first health center formed in 1964. Lifespan includes five hospitals in Rhode Island and the mission is to provide better health care delivery to the citizens of Rhode Island and New England. Lifespan is ranked high with comparable integrated health care delivery systems nationally. News releases, education and patient care information is published on-line.

Address
167 Point Street, Suite 2C
Providence, RI, 02903
E-mail
lshelton@lifespan.org
Fax
401-444-7807
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Opioid OD cause for over 100,000 ED visits in '10

Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in 67.8 percent of (or over 135,971 visits to) ...

Nov 10, 2014
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Study identifies genetic change in autism-related gene

A new study from Bradley Hospital has identified a genetic change in a recently identified autism-associated gene, which may provide further insight into the causes of autism. The study, now published online in the Journal of ...

Aug 28, 2014
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Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments. Additionally, smokers with mobility impairments ...

Jul 11, 2014
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