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Dr. Alan Morrison, a cardiologist at the Providence VA Medical Center, recently was awarded $50,000 for a one-year pilot project through Ocean State Research Institute to study aortic heart valves’ thickening and hardening, according to a statement from the Providence VA Medical Center. more
Newport Hospital will offer a community lecture, “Sweet Success: How a Life Coach Can Help You Prevent Diabetes,” on Sept. 21, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Penny Fitch, Newport Health Equity Zone resident consultant and a diabetes prevention program lifestyle coach, will lead a discussion on how individuals can act proactively to help prevent or delay developing the disease. more
At South County Hospital, Rhode Island’s only independent hospital, Dr. Bob Marchand performs full knee replacement surgeries using a high-tech tool that will not be commercially marketed and released until March 2017, he told Providence Business News. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has announced a new contract with Virgin Pulse to offer its members a customized wellness platform. more
Premama said it has grown to 7,700 retail distribution points from 1,100 since April 2015, and also experienced a 360 percent surge in sales year over year in August. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
Individuals with substance-abuse disorders seeking medication-assisted treatment and behavioral health care can now get both under one roof, thanks to a collaboration by The Providence Center and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. TPC, which … more
Simon Sinek, author, speaker and consultant said, "Your vision is only actionable if you say it out loud. If you keep it to yourself it will remain a figment of your imagination." Saint Elizabeth Community embarked on a journey to renew the … more
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