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FROM LEFT, Rick Lord, president, Associated Industries of Massachusetts; Glenn Leman, president, Health Enterprises Inc.; and Kristen Rupert, executive director, Massachusetts Alliance for International Business. /

North Attleboro company wins global trade award

North Attleboro-based Health Enterprises Inc. was among three companies to receive International Trade Achievement Awards last month from The Massachusetts Alliance for International Business....
THE AHRQ, which ranks Rhode Island's health care system fifth in the nation, gives the state an overall rating of 'Strong' and shows its score as slightly higher this year (the solid blue arrow) than last year (the black dashes). /

Studies: R.I. among best in nation for health care

WASHINGTON – Rhode Island has one of the nation’s best health care systems, according to new reports by The Commonwealth Fund and the federal...
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Slater investing $500,000 in robotics startup

PROVIDENCE – The Slater Technology Fund today announced it has committed $500,000 to Innovention Technologies LLC, a medical robotics startup founded in western...

2-1-1 hot line connects R.I.<br> to crucial social services

Not long ago, Jane - a stay-at-home mother of two young girls - was abandoned by her husband. Overnight, she became a single mother...

Experts see need for better women’s care

One in 10 Rhode Island women becomes pregnant each year, 36 percent of them unintentionally. Almost a quarter will have an abortion; 15 percent...

Cancer Council is too important to lose funding

Included in the many decisions that the R.I. General Assembly will face in the next month or so, as it finalizes the state budget...

Helping families eat better, shape up

As schools and even Sesame Street work to teach children about exercise and nutrition, Rep. Elizabeth M. Dennigan, D-East Providence, has a plan for...

Green light for two big projects

The state Health Services Council last week unanimously approved a $44 million plan to move and dramatically expand the Tockwotton Home and a $7.3...
DR. FRANCIS S. COLLINS, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, says genetics is redefining medicine. /

Envisioning a future built on genetics

Mapping the human genome was only the beginning. Since then, scientists around the world have probed deeper and deeper into our DNA, looking for...
DR. CHANG LEE, a retired surgeon, volunteers at the Rhode Island Free Clinic twice a month. The clinic, which serves about 1,600 uninsured patients, has a large new facility, but not enough volunteers to meet a fast-rising demand for services. /

Facing a rising tide of uninsured

As Lisa Smolski walks through the cheerful yellow hallways of the Rhode Island Free Clinic’s new space on the third floor of 655 Broad...
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