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Science, policy must catch up with ticks

If your last hike in the woods ended with a tick trying to make a meal of you, you’re not alone: The tiny bloodsuckers...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care have signed an agreement to merge.

Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announce agreement to...

WATERTOWN, Mass. – Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care have signed an agreement to combine, the organizations announced Wednesday. The combined entity...
BONNIE MELLO, left, has been named CEO and president of LifeStream. She succeeds John Lataweic, right, who retired on Aug. 11. / COURTESY LIFESTREAM

Mello appointed CEO and president of LifeStream

NEW BEDFORD – Bonnie Mello has been named CEO and president of LifeStream Inc., the human service provider announced this week. Mello had served...

Virgin Pulse achieves APEC Framework global privacy compliance

PROVIDENCE – Virgin Pulse, the global health and wellness technology company with offices in the city, has earned compliance with the APEC Framework for...
RUBIUS THERAPEUTICS reported a loss of $39.4 million in the second quarter of 2019. The company has yet to record revenue..4 million in the second quarter of 2019, The company is yet to have revenue.

Rubius reports $39.4M loss in Q2, heralds progress

PROVIDENCE – Rubius Therapeutics Inc. reported on Tuesday a loss of $39.4 million in the second quarter of 2019, or 50 cents per diluted...

Blue Cross announces Langenus as new board chairman

PROVIDENCE – A health care industry veteran has been named as the new chairman of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s board...

Five Questions With: Dr. Peter Cohn

Dr. Peter Cohn was recently named physician in chief of the cardiovascular center at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. Cohn served as interim...

East Bay Community Action Program opens recovery center in Warren

WARREN – As a result of funding from the R.I. Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, the East Bay Community Action Program...

Healthcentric Advisors uses $175K grant to target high blood pressure

PROVIDENCE – Healthcentric Advisors, a nonprofit based in the city, is launching a project focused on reducing uncontrolled high blood pressure in medically underserved...

Fanale to lead American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s Tour de Cure, an American Diabetes Association event to raise funds to prevent and cure diabetes, will be hosted this...
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