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Rhode Island ranked 33rd in the nation for venture-capital investment in the first quarter, which featured only one deal - $5 million to IlluminOss Medical Inc. more
Rhode Island is paying more attention to the urban mother-child relationship and its effect on children's health and development from cradle to workforce through newly established "health equity zones." Established this past spring, two of … 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
Zachary Sherman, acting director of HealthSource RI, has been chosen to lead the state-run health benefits exchange, the state’s Department of Administration announced Tuesday. 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
HealthSource RI said that the rate of uninsured Rhode Islanders has dropped to 5 percent. 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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