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Brown picks new dean of medicine

PROVIDENCE – An infectious-disease specialist who is currently chairman of the Department of Medicine at Brown University has been chosen to succeed Dr. Eli...
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R.I. restaurants can lead the way to healthier eating

Obesity has replaced smoking as the biggest health issue in the United States. In the past, when overweight adults were the only ones contributing...
DONNA CUPELO, regional president for Rhode Island and Massachusetts at Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), says despite the lagging economy, her company expects to grow in southeastern New England. /

R.I. well-positioned to ride out the economic storm

(Third in a series of Newsmaker interviews with business-community leaders focusing on the state’s budget deficit and the economy.) As Verizon’s regional president, Donna Cupelo...

CVS CEO does not see large drop in spending

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp. CEO Thomas Ryan said last week in an interview with Bloomberg Television that slowing consumer spending is having a...
ADVANCED FINANCIAL SERVICES employees place woodchips for safety surfacing beneath the playground equipment at Abbot Court in Fall River. The company dedicates one work day per year to volunteer efforts. /

Volunteering can be good business

When thousands of CVS Caremark employees across the country participate this spring in Easter Seals’ annual walk event to raise money for children with...

Angie’s List adds health care service ratings

INDIANAPOLIS – When consumers in more than 120 major U.S. cities want to find a good plumber, a good carpenter or a good landscaper,...

House OKs Lewiss bill on hospital-patient co-pays

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. House of Representatives yesterday approved legislation sponsored by state Rep. Peter L. Lewiss, D-Westerly, that would require health insurance companies...

Hasbro expands high-level pediatric cardiac services

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Children’s Hospital announced last week that it has expanded the scope of high-level cardiac services available at its Pediatric Heart Center...

Drugs approved on deadline likelier to have problems

BOSTON – A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine found that prescription drugs approved by the U.S. Food and...

Rehab Hospital is first to seek R.I. conversions review

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The proposed sale of the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island to a for-profit company will be the first hospital “conversion” to...
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