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Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
With about one-third of babies born by cesarean delivery (colloquially called a “C-section”) in the United States, experts are looking to evaluate whether this delivery method may be overused at times, given the rapid increase in cesarean birth rates during the past decade. more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
PROVIDENCE – Care New England and Southcoast Health have unexpectedly pulled the plug on their plans to affiliate. According to an Oct. 17 joint statement, Charles R. Reppucci, chair of CNE's board of directors, and Jean MacCormack, chair … more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. reported a 23.6 percent jump in profit, and a 15.5 percent hike in revenue, in its third-quarter earnings report released Nov. 8. CVS said net income was $1.5 billion, or $1.43 per diluted share, compared … more
Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first children’s psychiatric hospital, which is now celebrating its 85th year in operation, recently awarded the inaugural Bradley Hospital Humanitarian of the Year Award as well as the first-ever Bradley Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award. more
WalletHub released its latest corporate tax rate report, and Woonsocket-based CVS Health Corp. is eighth on the list of companies paying the highest overall tax rate in the nation at 39.3 percent. more
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation named military and veteran caregiver Jason Courneen of Easton as a 2016 Dole Caregiver Fellow. The foundation’s fellowship program is a nationwide initiative recognizing military and veteran caregivers who serve as volunteer advocates and ambassadors for the 5.5 million spouses, parents, children and other loved ones caring for the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. more
Michael Integlia and Co. will host a ceremonial groundbreaking in mid-November to note the first commercial development project on the Kettle Point property. more
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