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Health Care
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PROVIDENCE – With 5.71 percent of people uninsured, Rhode Island has the seventh-lowest uninsured rate in the U.S., according to an analysis conducted by personal finance website WalletHub. Massachusetts has the lowest uninsured rate in … more
FALL RIVER – Since the Fall River Police Department began issuing naloxone – an opiate antidote commonly known by the brand name Narcan – to its officers on April 25, more than 103 doses have been administered to overdose victims, according to … more
LINCOLN – The Lincoln Housing Authority will receive $169,497 in federal funding to help hire a service coordinator to assist residents, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Sept. 29. The three-year federal grant is administered by the U.S. … more
As we near our 50th anniversary, I reflect on the humble beginnings of Providence Community Health Centers. It was a very turbulent time in our country, and members of the community wanted to bring good health care to inner-city residents. … more
Rhode Island College will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new School of Nursing wing at the John E. Fogarty Life Science Building on Oct. 7. more
Deadlines are approaching for nonprofits to apply for $1.6 million in grants for medical research and community health from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
American service companies expanded in September at the fastest rate in almost a year, returning the economy’s biggest segment to a steady growth path after a slump in the prior month. more
For weeks, rumors have been flying that WikiLeaks would deliver an “October surprise” for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, a bombshell revelation that she would struggle to recover from in the short weeks remaining until the election. (So far, it's a dud -- surprise!) more
About 4,000 Rhode Islanders are eligible for tax credits that could reduce the cost of their health insurance, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which said it is trying to improve its communication effort to reach these individuals and households. more
A report released by the United Health Foundation ranked the health of women and children in Rhode Island as ninth best in the nation, according to a recent release by the organization. more
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