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Mental Health Parity: Local organizations help patients bear the burden of enforcing the law
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Mental Health Parity: Local organizations help patients bear the burden of enforcing the law

Since 2008, federal law has required “parity” for most health insurance coverage of mental illness (including substance abuse) on the ...

Not Only the Good Die Young
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Not Only the Good Die Young

Life expectancy is not supposed to decline in wealthy First World countries. As I wrote two years ago reporting that ...

Thoughtful American: Chef Ben Lloyd keeps it local
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Thoughtful American: Chef Ben Lloyd keeps it local

For those who knew Ben Lloyd as a younger man, his career as the owner/chef of Providence’s warm and welcoming ...

Lunar Notes
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: Recent events have shifted your focus and set you off in a new direction. You are energized and ready for ...

Know Your Mom and Pop: Super V Toys -- the Latest Local Spot to Feed Your Need
January 2, 2019 No Commentby

Know Your Mom and Pop: Super V Toys — the Latest Local Spot to Feed Your Need

The superhero movies that have dominated pop culture over the past decade or so are a boon for small businesses. Comic ...

Lunar Notes
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: Career matters and your public persona clash with many things you would like to keep private — things like love, ...

Gastro Surprise: Gift your foodie friends their new favorite spot
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Gastro Surprise: Gift your foodie friends their new favorite spot

As the Yuletide season enters our lives and Father Christmas gently rests his frigid nipples on our collective shoulder, we ...

Locale Profile: Sarto: Tailor-made Italian dining
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Locale Profile: Sarto: Tailor-made Italian dining

At Sarto’s Grand Opening in early November, they rolled out the red carpet — quite literally — along Dorrance Street, on the ...

Lunar Notes
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Lunar Notes

Aries: Just when you thought things were settling down – here comes chaos. This is more than just the usual holiday ...

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Been a While: Sex Camel is pillow talk for modern lovers

Muggs Fogarty tackles not only the subject of sex, but all the complications and emotions that come with it in ...