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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration is offering new health care courses within its Master of Business Administration evening program. more
Dan Aziz always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but he didn’t know what type of company he’d start until he spent a little time in a Providence supermarket. Interviewing customers for a Brown University class in the nutritional-supplements aisle of a local Whole Foods, Aziz heard persistent complaints about the size and taste of vitamin pills for pregnant women, sparking an idea. Aziz created Premama, a drinkable, prenatal supplement that’s now on the shelves of the same Whole Foods where he was interviewing customers, as well as in Target and infant chain Buy Buy Baby. In September, Aziz’s Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed on the first half of a $1 million funding round led by Cherrystone Angel Group, which allowed the Providence company to hire its second full-time employee and move to expand. more
The design of a new Veterans Home in Bristol will create a more home-like environment, enable independent living and better serve future veterans of more-modern warfare than the current facility, state leaders say. more
BOSTON – An independent study released in the New England Journal of Medicine this month said that the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Alternative Quality Contract has improved the quality of patient care and lowered costs in the four years since it was first implemented. more
Bristol County again is the healthiest county in the state and Providence is the least, according to the sixth annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
South County Quality Care, the private pay home care service, recently expanded its service area to Kent and Newport counties. more
A recent study authored by Susan Miller of the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research found that only one in five nursing homes in the United States had even basic knowledge of palliative care. more
Physicians Resource Network Inc. has been recognized in peer voting as the No. 1 company in the country among DOTmed’s 100 top equipment sellers. more
Using grant money from the R.I. Department of Health, VNS Home Health Services has begun providing specialized pediatric care to Westerly families through Health Families America. more
Researchers at Brown have shown how the loss of a specific gene in male mice causes the early end to the animals’ fertility. more
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