Updated September 28 at 1:28pm
Health Care
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Data from the 2015 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday found fewer Rhode Island adults lacked health insurance in 2015 than in 2014, while the percentage of uninsured children increased slightly in the same time period. more
The YWCA Rhode Island released on Monday the list of 13 women it has selected for its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. more
Helena B. Foulkes, CVS Pharmacy president and CVS Health Corp. executive vice president, again has been named one of the most powerful women in business by Fortune magazine, ranking 12th. more
EpiVax Inc. has received a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health through the Small Business Innovation Research program to improve a vaccine for the H7N9 avian influenza virus. more
Rhode Island ranked 22nd best in the nation for health care, but lowest among the New England states, according to WalletHub’s latest survey released Tuesday. more
A top pharmaceutical lobbying group is launching an ad campaign to defend drugmakers that have been under fire for their pricing practices. more
(Updated 9:25 a.m.) The proposed affiliation between LMW Healthcare, also known as Westerly Hospital, and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corp. has been approved with conditions, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
CVS Health Corp. will pay $795,000 to Massachusetts through a settlement with the Attorney General’s Office, with $500,000 earmarked to address opioid dependence and addiction. more
Rhode Island had the 12th-lowest rate of obesity in the nation last year, according to “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America,” a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released Thursday. more
(Upated 9:55 a.m.) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced $1.9 million in funding for Rhode Island to improve access to treatment for opioid-use disorders. more
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