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Thanks to a $7,500 grant from the Ida Ballou Littlefield Memorial Trust, South County Health’s Diabetes Center has the funding to create an educational video for those diagnosed with diabetes. more
The main casualty of Washington’s endless partisan squabbling is a pragmatic approach to policy -- meaning one that prefers results to noise. more
Prevent Child Abuse America has accredited Family Service of Rhode Island, a Healthy Families America affiliate, as a provider of high-quality home visiting services for expectant mothers and families with newborns and young children. more
South County Habitat for Humanity opened its newest house, the Faith Build Home, to volunteers, supporters and members of the local community, and the home’s recipient, the Mancini family, planned to move in by Christmas. more
More than 200 teachers in 26 communities will receive $215,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation to encourage innovation in elementary school classrooms. more
The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded grants to both the Rhode Island College Foundation and Community Catalyst, a fiscal agent for the Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island. more
Mike Stenhouse is founder and CEO of the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a free-enterprise, public-policy think tank. The Cranston native is a former small-business owner with a dot-com company, a marketing professional with a … more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott was named director of the state's Department of Health in spring 2015, bringing a wealth of experience to the post, including working as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults at Rhode Island hospitals … more
(Updated, 11:18 a.m., Dec. 22) Drug overdoses took the lives of 247 people in Rhode Island last year, according to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
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