Updated January 21 at 8:21pm
Social Welfare
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Rhode Island ranked 14th best in the United Health Foundation’s annual America’s Health Rankings due to its low percentage of children in poverty, high immunization coverage among adolescents and higher number of primary care physicians. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
Rhode Island has the second-lowest incidence of diabetes within its population in the nation at 7.6 percent, according to recently released research from the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being series. 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
The founders and funders of the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly organization of Rhode Island will sign legal papers on Dec. 12 to separate it from CareLink, a nonprofit management organization. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th best in state well-being rankings for older Americans. more
The link between socio-economic status and school performance is weakening for U.S. students, a sign of improving equity in American education even as U.S. teens continue to lag behind their international counterparts in math, reading and science, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, ranks 47th worst in the nation for giving and the Rhode Island Foundation wants to change that through a pilot program which aims to boost charitable giving in the smallest state in the union. more
(Updated 9:31 a.m.) Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, CVS Health Corp. and Hasbro Inc. all received perfect scores on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. more
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