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Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces.
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New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England.
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island.
CVS Health Corp. and Adapt Pharma, an innovative pharmaceutical company with U.S. headquarters in Radnor, Pa., recently announced a new partnership to make the opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan Nasal Spray (the trade name for the naloxone nasal spray) less expensive for those without health insurance.