Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Health Services

Miriam CEO to lead R.I. Airport Corp.

WARWICK – Kathleen C. Hittner, a physician and a Warwick resident, this week was selected by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri to chair the R.I....

CVS/Caremark merger completed

WOONSOCKET – CVS Corp. and Caremark Rx today announced the closing of Caremark’s $27.2 billion acquisition by CVS. The combined company, renamed CVS/Caremark Corp....

BankRI chief named March of Dimes<br> R.I. 2007 Person of Year

PROVIDENCE – The March of Dimes Rhode Island Chapter today announced that Merrill W. Sherman, the president and CEO of Bancorp Rhode Island Inc.,...

CVS/Caremark deal may close this week

WOONSOCKET – CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) and Nashville-based Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) announced late yesterday that they expect their merger to close by...

UnitedHealth under fire<br> from Carcieri, AMA

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri Tuesday expressed “serious concerns” about United HealthCare of New England’s planned payment of a $36.8 million extraordinary dividend...

Keeping kids from losing health care

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri’s budget for fiscal 2008 lists it as a key source of savings for the state: $9.3 million in state funds...

Brown team developing new tools for thought

Brown University scientists who study the brain are conducting groundbreaking research that could eventually yield significant medical advances. About 100 Brown faculty members are part...

Miriam getting creative for heart health

In October 2004, Keith Beck, now 56, suffered a heart attack. To prevent future problems, doctors put three stents in his blood vessels, and...

E.B. fitness center is a long-term investment

If the $130,000 that Electric Boat has invested in a wellness/fitness center at Quonset Point helps to prevent just eight employees from having a...

Forum highlights home care benefits, challenges

Imagine having a nurse visit your elderly mother at home, fully evaluate her health, check for trip hazards and other potential causes of falls,...

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