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By Shannon Monnat
SYRACUSE, New York – Since 1999, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. have died from drug overdoses, with opioids leading the way. Despite significant media and political attention and …
By Richard Asinof
CRANSTON – There is sometimes a lot of lip service given by elected officials and community leaders who say that they want to listen and be attentive to what the public has to say. But, all too …
By Toby Simon
PROVIDENCE – Me, too. Syracuse, N.Y. The first incident I recall was when I was 15 and sitting in Dr. Greminger’s dental chair. Alone in the room, with no dental assistant present, Dr. …
By Richard Asinof
PROVIDENCE – On the evening of Nov. 9, more than 60 men of all shapes, sizes, professions, ages, colors and commitments attended the fourth annual summit of The Ten Men Project, an initiative …
By Richard Asinof
PROVIDENCE – After months of procrastination, President Donald Trump held a photo op on Oct. 26 to declare the obvious: the opioid drug epidemic is a public health emergency, in a kind of Homer …
By Richard Asinof
PROVIDENCE – A surprising fact emerged from the reporting by ConvergenceRI, looking at the actual data collected by the R.I. Department of Health, to determine the potential impact of the …
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