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Dan Aziz always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but he didn’t know what type of company he’d start until he spent a little time in a Providence supermarket. Interviewing customers for a Brown University class in the nutritional-supplements aisle of a local Whole Foods, Aziz heard persistent complaints about the size and taste of vitamin pills for pregnant women, sparking an idea. Aziz created Premama, a drinkable, prenatal supplement that’s now on the shelves of the same Whole Foods where he was interviewing customers, as well as in Target and infant chain Buy Buy Baby. In September, Aziz’s Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc. closed on the first half of a $1 million funding round led by Cherrystone Angel Group, which allowed the Providence company to hire its second full-time employee and move to expand. more
Dassault Systèmes held a grand opening of its new facility on Dec. 9. The nearly 24-acre campus, at 1301 Atwood Ave., Suite 101W, will be the new headquarters for its Simulia brand. more
Chairman of the board at Lifespan discusses the company’s place in the health care realm. more
HIV and viral hepatitis specialist and primary care physician talks about the RI Defeats Hep C program. more
Board-certified surgeon and an expert on gastroesophageal reflux disease discusses chronic heartburn. more
The Lifespan health system announced a new tobacco use policy on Monday under which its employees who use tobacco products will pay a $600 annual surcharge to their medical benefits. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
Rhode Island College’s R.N. to B.S.N. program, which allows registered nurses to earn bachelor of science in nursing degrees, is the 10th best in the country. more
WalletHub, the personal finance social network, released a study looking at the rates at which S&P 100 companies are taxed at the state, federal and international levels. more
HealthSource RI is holding a special enrollment period through Feb. 23 for those who couldn’t enroll over the weekend due to inclement weather that forced the cancellation of two walk-in events in Providence and Warwick. more
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