Opinion

Alt-Health: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
March 30, 2016 No Commentby

Alt-Health: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

It is a mystery, an unsolved crime: The US demands more cash for medical care than any other country in ...

Department of Health Holds Hearings on Memorial Hospital Birthing Unit
March 23, 2016 No Commentby

Department of Health Holds Hearings on Memorial Hospital Birthing Unit

On March 17, the RI Department of Health (DOH) held the last of three public hearings in regard to Care ...

Memorial Hospital: Birthing Unit's Closure
March 16, 2016 No Commentby

Memorial Hospital: Birthing Unit’s Closure

On February 29, Care New England (CNE) announced a restructuring at Pawtucket’s Memorial Hospital that includes closing its ICU and ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Rallies, 38 Studios and Civil Disobedience
March 16, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Rallies, 38 Studios and Civil Disobedience

Making America Grate Your superior correspondents have watched far too many presidential debates this year. We have known all along ...

Birth at Memorial Hospital
March 16, 2016 No Commentby

Birth at Memorial Hospital

The story of the birthing unit at Memorial Hospital of RI is one of evolving maternity care in the American ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Screwing the Pooch 38 Studios Style
March 8, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Screwing the Pooch 38 Studios Style

We are going to wear out the memory of poor old Claude Rains, but like his Captain Louis Renault in ...

Frank Underwood vs Donald Trump: Who's More Evil?
March 4, 2016 No Commentby

Frank Underwood vs Donald Trump: Who’s More Evil?

Netflix’s “House of Cards” season 4 premiered today, and it got me thinking about Frank Underwood. He seems downright charming ...

News Analysis: Taxing Medical Marijuana
February 17, 2016 No Commentby

News Analysis: Taxing Medical Marijuana

Few issues have proven hotter controversies than the proposal by Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to impose per-plant taxes and ...

A Halitosis Hall War, a Big Oops and RIMHOF Inductees
February 17, 2016 5 commentsby

A Halitosis Hall War, a Big Oops and RIMHOF Inductees

How Halitosis Hall Works Now that the controversial RhodeWorks tolling plan bill has been rushed through the General Assembly and ...

Phillipe and Jorge's Cool, Cool World: 38 Studios and Taking Their Candy and Going Home
February 3, 2016 No Commentby

Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: 38 Studios and Taking Their Candy and Going Home

Important note: Phillipe and Jorge deeply mourn the passing of our longtime friend Buddy Cianci. See our special reminiscences and ...