Healthcare

Kate Duffy and Darlene D'Arezzo on State of the State

State of the State: Intervention, Readiness, and Treatment

By Darlene D'Arezzo | June 26, 2022 |

Host Darlene D’Arezzo discusses alcoholism and recovery with Kate Duffy of Tipping Point Recovery

Louise Kiessling, Andrea Martin, and Susan Orban on State of the State

State of the State: Promoting Children’s Mental Health

By Susan Orban | June 19, 2022 |

Host Susan Orban discusses the mental health of children and how books can help with Louise Kiessling and Andrea Martin.

Darlene D'Arezzo and Mike Cerullo on State of the State

State of the State: Mental Health Training and Care

By Darlene D'Arezzo | June 5, 2022 |

Host Darlene D’Arezzo discusses developments in mental health with Mike Cerullo.

A handgun, bullets, and target

Dealing with Threats to Our Bodies and Our Rights

By John Loughlin | June 4, 2022 |

John Loughlin speaks with Dr. Tim Shafman about cancer and Glenn Valentine of the RI Firearm Owners League about the prospect (and legality) of proposed gun regulation

Bud Cicilline and Darlene D'Arezzo on State of the State

State of the State: Mental Health in Law Enforcement

By Darlene D'Arezzo | May 22, 2022 |

Bud Cicilline joins host Darlene D’Arezzo to discuss mental health, particularly as it relates to law enforcement and first responders.

Teenager gets vaccinated

Vaccines and Veterans

By John Loughlin | May 21, 2022 |

Naomi Wolf tells John Loughlin about the scandal of COVID vaccine coverups; Cox discusses Get Started RI; and two officials talk veterans affairs.

Construction workshop

Oncology and Studs

By John Loughlin | April 30, 2022 |

John Loughlin talks with Dr. Timothy Shafman and Phil Nigro, inventor of the Stud Grabber.

Hospital beds

When activists call for more government, remind them of Eleanor Slater.

By Justin Katz | March 28, 2022 |

Here’s an important detail from a recent budget analysis by the Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council (RIPEC), as summarized by WPRI’s Eli Sherman: In a breakdown of the hospital’s financial picture, RIPEC estimated McKee is seeking to spend $143.7 million in state and federal revenue next fiscal year on the state-run medical and psychiatric facility,…

A water drop and ripples

Has our COVID experience opened the gate for skepticism about The Pill?

By Justin Katz | March 15, 2022 |

It’s interesting how topics bubble up in the constant flow of information in which we swim, these days.  Yesterday, I came across Martha Rosenberg’s interview with women’s health advocate Mike Gaskins, whose research has investigated the science and politics with which the birth-control pill became a cultural mainstay: Several years ago, I heard a lecture…

Image of COVID as planet Earth

Governor McKee Declines to Comment about 854 Unvaccinated Health Care Workers

By Monique Chartier | March 13, 2022 |

We recently learned, deep in a Rhode Island Department of Health report, that as of last month, 854 unvaccinated healthcare workers have been permitted to continue to work without medical exemption in violation of the state’s vaccine mandate.   Major credit to Dr. Andrew Bostom for finding and publicizing this remarkable and disturbing document. Further…