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Heroin deaths may have declined 32 percent in Rhode Island from 2014 to 2015, but the Ocean State still has among the highest rates of death from drug overdoses in the country. more
(Updated 11:28 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was high-spirited, as was the crowd of some 100 leaders from Rhode Island’s business, health care and academic sectors this morning, when she announced that Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s most well-known and largest health care companies, will site a health technology center here. more
(Updated, Dec. 19, 4:40 p.m.) EpiVax Inc. is part of a team that has been awarded a $1.87 million grant from Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop an effective vaccine against a bacterium that leads to melioidosis, a tropical disease that is resistant to many antibiotics. more
Eighty-one more individuals, representing a 0.3 percent increase, have signed up for insurance coverage through HealthSource RI as of Dec. 10, the state’s exchange said Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will speak at the CS4RI Summit Wednesday, an event that is expected to draw more than 1,500 students, faculty and business leaders from across the state who are interested in advancing computer science learning. more
(Updated, Dec. 13, 4:07 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission on Monday approved a purchase and sale agreement for Parcel 30, which will be developed by Waldorf Capital Management LLC. more
(Updated 9:23 a.m. and 4:23 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission authorized a series of incentives Monday to attract Wexford Science & Technology LLC, as well as the Cambridge Innovation Center, to two prime parcels of the former highway land. more
Investments in developments in Providence and Warwick are expected to create or preserve more than 230 units of housing and support nearly 150 jobs, Rhode Island Housing said recently. more
Rhode Island small businesses interested in increasing exports and looking for assistance are encouraged to apply for State Trade Expansion Program funding through the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo ordered several actions on Wednesday to improve United Health Infrastructure Project-related services three months after the integrated eligibility software system was rolled out and problems such as long wait times and errors continue. more
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