Here are some tips for staying warm from the RI Department of Health.
Thursday, January 24
Colder than normal temperatures and wind chills are predicted for Rhode Island through the rest of this week. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds all Rhode Islanders of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold:
How has smoking impacted your life? Are you trying to quit? Does someone you care about smoke?
Friday, December 28, 2012
The Rhode Island Department of Health is encouraging smokers to quit in 2013 with the launch of its new smoking cessation campaign, “Tobacco Made Me.” The new campaign, which showcases personal stories from Rhode Islanders whose lives have been negatively impacted by smoking and tobacco use, is designed to motivate current smokers to call the state’s quit line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW. How has smoking impacted your own life? Are you a previous smoker and quit? How did you do it? Tell us your story in the comments section. “Quitting smoking is tough, but the more times that a smoker tries to quit, the more likely he or she is to ultimately be successful,” said Dr. Michael Fine, director of the health department. “Smokers should know that …