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Customers of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the state’s largest health insurer, could see insurance rates next year increase as much as 9 percent on average. more
The YWCA Rhode Island released on Monday the list of 13 women it has selected for its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
Four years ago, MedMates was conceived at a brainstorming session about making economic growth happen in Rhode Island. David Goldsmith, co-founder of the group focused on providing a voice and opportunities for businesses in the state's … more
ShapeUp Inc., a provider of wellness solutions focusing on fitness, is offering specialty programs such as stress management and sleep quality, through its new ShapeUp Select program. more
Diane Hoffman-Kim is associate professor of medical science and engineering in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology, and the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. She was lead author on a recent study showing how miniature brains can be developed in the laboratory for research purposes at surprisingly low cost. more
(Updated 3:13 p.m.) Nearly 60 percent of all visits to Rhode Island emergency rooms in 2014 were potentially preventable, according to a report issued Wednesday by R.I.’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services. more
ShapeUp, a provider of corporate well-being solutions, announced winners of its 2015 Social Wellness Awards, with Medtronic PLC taking the grand prize. more
Dr. Anne S. De Groot is the founder, immune engineer, chief scientific officer and CEO of Providence-based vaccine company EpiVax, which champions the "vaccines-on-demand" movement. She talks with Providence Business News about her experience as a panelist at a health care conference, "The Immunology Revolution: Here Now or Hurry Up and Wait?" more
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … more
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