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Seven more overdose deaths have been reported in Rhode Island, bringing the total this year to 56.
The legislative calendar is littered with deadlines, and a big one looms this week: first crossover. If one chamber (House or Senate) is going to send a bill to the other chamber to become law, it has to pass the originating chamber by first crossover on Thursday.
Several Charlestown police officers will start carrying the overdose antidote Narcan amid concerns about an increase in overdoses in Rhode Island.
The head of Rhode Island's police chiefs association says his organization will take up health officials' request for municipal officers to carry the anti-overdose drug naloxone, as the state health department considers issuing emergency regulations to ease the way.
A Denver-based company will be paid up to $2 million more to help address one of the problems resulting from computer glitches with the state's health care exchange.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee is calling the spike in overdose deaths in Rhode Island this year "especially troubling."
The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi.
Legislation requiring hospitals to distribute materials to new parents regarding safe sleeping practices for infants is moving forward in Lansing.
The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a bill that would have allowed the state health department to work with tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation to develop a demonstration health project.