New Primary Care Open in East Providence!

450 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Unit 15B
East Providence, RI 02914

401-434-3350

Daniel Shreve MD
Paul Santoro MD
Andrew REgo PA
Gerda Newcomb NP

Now accepting new patients!

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Your Environment and Your Health

  • Protect Yourself and Your Family from Radon

    Posted on 1/17/2018 at 1:36 PM

    Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. If you smoke and live in a home with high radon levels, you increase your risk of developing lung cancer. Having your home tested is the only effective way to determine whether you and your family are at risk of high radon exposure. Radon is a radioactive gas that forms naturally when uranium, thorium, or radium, which are radioactive metals break down in rocks, soil and groundwater. People can be exposed to radon primarily from breathing radon in air that comes through cracks and gaps in buildings and

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. and Environmental Justice: A Leader Ahead of His Time

    Posted on 1/15/2018 at 12:00 PM

    Every year we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work toward social justice, civil liberties, and equal rights for all. His actions, including civil disobedience and passive resistance, led to widely known legal achievements such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Might these actions also include recognition of health as a human right and thus point to Dr. King as one of the earliest leaders of what we now call environmental justice? When we look at the environmental justice movement today, the same social justice and rights

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Services

Our areas of expertise include:

  • cuts, sprains, and strains
  • minor traumas
  • cold and flu
  • headache
  • school and sports physicals
  • PPD and vaccine titer testing
  • infections
  • Vaccines (Including Flu, Pneumonia, Hepatitis)
  • STD testing
  • travel clinic (selected locations)
  • drug screening (selected locations)
  • occupational medicine (selected locations)

JAMA Current Issue

  • Highlights for January 23, 2018

    Posted on 1/23/2018 at 12:00 AM

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  • Rise and Fall of Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Payments

    Posted on 1/23/2018 at 12:00 AM

    This Viewpoint reviews the rationale and evidence for implementing bundled hospital payments for cardiac care and argues that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 2017 cancellation of a bundled payment plan for acute myocardial infarction care and coronary artery bypass surgery procedures dims prospects for a health care system that focuses on value rather than volume.

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