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Rhode Island’s composite score of 84 percent – addressing several dental care factors for residents 65 and older – ranks as “good,” according to the Oral Health America report “A State of Decay: Are Older Americans Coming of Age Without Oral Healthcare?” The nonprofit organization ranked Rhode Island as fifth best in the country, bested by Minnesota, North Dakota, Connecticut and Wisconsin. more
After the R.I. Department of Health approved Care New England’s request to close Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, effective Aug. 1, the Coalition to Save Memorial Birthing Center pivoted to reorganize as the Coalition to Improve Rhode Island Maternity Care. Kaeli Sutton, currently spearheading the new coalition, said it seeks to include a diverse group of perinatal professionals, including midwives, nurses, doctors, mental health workers, doulas and childbirth educators, as well as community advocates and childbearing families. more
Rhode Island is the 11th-worst state to retire rich, according to the latest study by GOBankingRates.com. more
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, personal finance website WalletHub released its list of 2015’s Most & Least Patriotic States, and Rhode Island ranked third from the bottom at 48th. more
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has created a new proxy voting policy for pension fund companies because he said he wants to see more diversity on corporate boards. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island donated more than $1 million in financial support to local nonprofit organizations last year, according to its 2015 Community Investment Report. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $295,378 in funding to eight local organizations through its RIGHA Foundation Fund on Friday. more
In advance of Tuesday’s presidential primary in Rhode Island, the U.S. Census Bureau released statistics about Ocean State voters, showing that the majority – 79 percent – are white, and that 45.3 percent are between the ages of 18 and 44. more
Rhode Island Public Radio and WPRI-TV CBS 12 received regional 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards, announced recently by the Radio Television Digital News Association. more
The Top 5 list of Nonprofit Social Service & Advocacy Organizations, ranked by revenue. more
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