Updated September 25 at 12:28pm
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July was a “pleasant surprise” as economic growth measured by University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s current conditions index jumped 16 percentage points from June. more
A College of Health & Wellness has been created at Johnson & Wales University, which will include a health science major as well as the master of science program in physician assistant studies first offered in 2014, the school announced Wednesday. more
Providence ended up on the wrong end of WalletHub’s latest listing of the best and worst cities for families. 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
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
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