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Corum wins grants for blood-free anemia testing

SUDBURY, Mass. – Corum Medical Inc. has received two federal grants to support the development and marketing of non-invasive hemoglobin-measurement technology licensed from Brown...

Martineau charged in Assembly influence scandal

PROVIDENCE – Gerard M. Martineau, former House Majority Leader and Corporations Committee chairman, has agreed to plead guilty to federal mail fraud and influence-peddling...
DR. ARTHUR KLEIN, senior VP at Lifespan, replaces Raytheon EDS exec Daniel E. Martin as a STAC board member. /

Lifespan’s Klein replaces Martin on STAC board

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Arthur Klein has been appointed to the governing board of the R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC). “Dr. Klein will...
STUDENTS at the International Yacht Restoration School rebuild the engine box of a harbor launch, as part of Skill Up Rhode Island. /

Building skills that employers want

Jane Nugent insists that the work force development program she oversees for the United Way of Rhode Island is different from most.Although many programs...

SCHIP veto exposes mistaken assumptions

In only his fourth veto, President George W. Bush struck down a bill to reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, which...

RIPA to give 6 awards for mental-health leadership

SMITHFIELD – Four local employers and two individuals will be honored by the Rhode Island Psychological Association during an upcoming awards ceremony at Bryant...
THE 2007 Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition Award of Honor went to Narragansett public school district, for its efforts over the past five years. /

3 R.I. school districts honored for wellness efforts

WARWICK – Three school districts were honored yesterday at the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition’s fifth annual breakfast for local education leaders, held...

39 workers get layoff notices from BCBSRI

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has notified 39 of its roughly 1,100 employees that they are being laid...

The major issues deserve solutions, in R.I. and the U.S.

It is no secret that special interests dominate the state’s politics. It allows them to influence how, from whom and in what amounts tax...

This merger should deliver real health care reform

The Rhode Island Business Group on Health recently sponsored a “summit” conference on a variety of health-related topics expected to be of interest to...
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