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DR. ELIZABETH LAZARUS,  a radiologist at Women & Infants Hospital, looks at an MRI of breasts scanned with new technology where the patient lies on her stomach. /

Local doctors helping set new standards<br> for breast cancer diagnosis

If hospitals in the real world functioned like the doctors on “House, M.D.” every diagnosis could cost a year’s salary, and health insurers would...
DENTAL HYGIENIST Mary O?Connor works on a patient at Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, which is building a much larger dental facility nearby. /

Expanding dental services<br> for northern R.I.’s poor

Aiming to address what its executive director calls “a major public health concern,” Blackstone Valley Community Health Care is turning a former bank hall...
HEXAGON METROLOGY employees Frank Krazer, left, and Scott Everling test a coordinate measuring machine at the company's headquarters in North Kingstown. /

Foreign owners, familiar names

The manufacturing plant in North Kingstown always puts a Brown & Sharpe label on the industrial tools it manufactures before shipping them out the...

Local risk manager to judge national competition

William K. Austin, principal of Austin & Stanovich Risk Managers LLC has been selected to be one of nine judges for the 2007 “Business...
SUMMER INFANT President and CEO Jason Macari, center, and to his left, Steven Gibree, executive vice president of product development, celebrate with other company executives and family members after ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq on March 20. /

Summer Infant execs lead Nasdaq opening ceremony

In honor of its recent listing on Nasdaq, Summer Infant Inc., a North Smithfield-based company that designs and distributes infant and toddler health,...

Three ways to lower your business tax liability

Smart businesspeople know this is the time of year to explore long-range tax-reduction strategies that may take months to put in place. Here are three...

Dan Kaplan’s N.E. Home acquired by NCI

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Real estate publisher Network Communications Inc. Thursday announced its acquisition of New England Home magazine, which was launched in September 2005...

Westerly credit union’s earnings grow 6.9%

WESTERLY – Westerly Community Credit Union (www.westerlyccu.com) fared well in 2006, as net earnings increased 6.9 percent to $826,142 from $772,727 in 2005, the...

Nautic equity aims for $1.2B with next fund

PROVIDENCE – Private equity firm Nautic Partners is aiming to raise $1.2 billion for its sixth fund, for which Credit Suisse is serving as...

CVS/Caremark boosts dividend to 6 cents/share

WOONSOCKET – The board of directors of CVS/Caremark Corp. has approved a 23-percent increase in the company’s quarterly dividend, the company announced today....
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