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THE NEW RULES will yield health savings of $2B to $19B per year by 2020, the EPA said.  /

EPA’s new smog rules ‘inadequate,’ N.E. states say

WASHINGTON – New air-quality standards announced yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aim to diminish ozone and smog in the nation’s cities...
DR. RICHARD MOORE has found a way to improve screening for ovarian cancer, by testing for two proteins: HE4 and the traditional CA125II. /

W&I researcher uses new test for ovarian cancer

PROVIDENCE – A researcher at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island has found a new way to predict whether an ovarian mass is...

Papitto Foundation announces $1.63M in grants

CRANSTON – The Papitto Foundation today announced $1.63 million in gifts to three local institutions: The Miriam Hospital, St. Mary Academy – Bay View...

RIH, Miriam recognized for excellence in cancer care

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital today were honored by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island with designation as...

Kent CEO to retire in Oct.

Mark E. Crevier, who as president and CEO of Kent Hospital has struggled with major financial problems and has faced a no-confidence vote from...

Tighter rules sought on ‘bundle’ discounts

It’s a common practice, most notably in the travel industry: Buy piecemeal, and you’ll pay full price; buy a package, and you’ll get a...

Web-based calendar to help preparedness

PROVIDENCE – The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI), the R.I. Department of Health and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency last week announced the...

DHHS subpoenas CVS for Medicaid claim info

WOONSOCKET – CVS Caremark Corp., the biggest U.S. drugstore chain by number of stores, received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Lifespan-Care New England merger is on slow track

The proposed merger between Lifespan and Care New England, which a top executive last July predicted could go through within nine months, is taking...
MARGARET HOWARD, owner of TLCare Wear in Warwick, handles the manufacturing of nursing scrubs at her 3-year-old business. /

Sewing from experience generates a business for RN

This is the ninth in a series of 12 PBN articles focusing on the backgrounds, challenges and successes of some of the area’s most...
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