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By Toby Simon
PROVIDENCE – My husband Peter and I began going to Haiti 22 years ago. Our early years were spent in the central part of the country, at the Hopital Albert Schweitzer in rural …
By Dr. Michael Fine
CANCHA CARRERA, at the border between Argentina and Chile – We noticed the contrast when we crossed over into Chile. The Argentinian border post at Cancha Carrera was 10 miles down a dirt road, …
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 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
PROVIDENCE – In the last week since Shannon Monnat gave her talk on Oct. 27 at Rhode Island College on the “Landscapes of Despair,” her work focused on redefining the epidemic of …
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. …
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