Updated July 30 at 12:30pm
Social Welfare
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Approximately $229,000 in federal Department of Health and Human Services funding has been awarded for the Senior Medicare Patrol project at the R.I. Division of Elderly Affairs to prevent Medicare and Medicaid fraud. more
A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
Health Concepts, Ltd., has won second place in the 4th annual national Pink Glove Dance Video competition. more
The number of children in Rhode Island who are obese is leveling off or declining, according to a new report by Rhode Island Kids Count, although an urgency to address the issue remains. more
Robert Randall, 33, was operations coordinator at the Providence After-School Alliance when the position of director of middle school initiatives became vacant. Not only did he get that promotion, he says now, but he might not have been … more
The American Heart Association’s Heart Ball has raised more than half of its targeted $500,000 for research and education funding. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $320,000 in seed funding for 22 promising university and hospital medical research projects. more
A behavioral-health intervention program for Woonsocket students kicked off with six weeks of training this summer and is expanding to West Warwick in the fall as a way for educators and health providers to team up to help at-risk youth. more
The law firm of Marasco & Nesselbush LLP has launched a Brain Injury Prevention Scholarship for students in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. more
Five institutions building Newportal, a free, online database intended to promote Newport’s cultural heritage, have won a $60,000 grant for the project from the Rhode Island Foundation. more
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