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Like many of my baby boomer peers, I have been thinking lately about my eventual retirement and hoping that the company I have been building for 40 years can endure beyond me. In planning for succession I have come to think differently … more
Brown University epidemiologist professor discusses the findings of a study on low-income children with mental disorders. more
With the rise in workplace health consciousness over the past 10 years, it's no wonder that Preventure Inc. is experiencing so much growth. The company, based in Coventry, offers workplace wellness to corporations in all 50 states and abroad. … more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) The four health insurance companies that do business in Rhode Island have submitted their 2016 insurance rate increase requests with the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, but they have until June 1 to make additional changes. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Dr. Annie De Groot, a University of Rhode Island researcher and the co-founder and CEO of EpiVax, and Eliza Squibb, director of the Global Alliance to Immunize Against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, recently completed an awareness-building trip to Africa armed with a yellow storytelling cloth to encourage women in Mali to learn about the human papillomavirus, HPV. more
Why did you select your profession? I love the intersection of teaching, treating patients, research and public health. I try to make sure that any work I do positively impacts the community. What's the best career advice you've … more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
(Updated 9:19 a.m.) CVS Health Corp. will pay $1.9 billion to buy Target Corp.’s pharmacies and clinics, expanding its reach by adding stores bearing its name inside the second-largest discount retail chain in the U.S. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. agreed to acquire Rite Aid Corp. for about $9.4 billion in cash in a transaction to further expand the company’s role in the distribution of medications in the U.S. more
(Updated 3:42 and 4:29 p.m.) UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer, said it will drop out of all but a “handful” of state exchanges where it sells individual Obamacare plans, acting on concerns it raised last year that the government program that has brought coverage to millions isn’t profitable enough. more
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