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TONY SADLER, left, vice president of operations services at Brooks, presents a check to Jennifer Laurelli, the museum's director of development. With them, from left, are Jaedon Sadler of West Greenwich and R.J., Michael and Morgan Hancock of Cumberland. /

Brooks donates $300,000 to Children’s Museum

Brooks Pharmacy has given a $30,000 grant to the Providence Children's Museum to sponsor Brooks Pharmacy Free Sundays through December of this year, enabling...

MultiCell Technologies works on cancer drug

LINCOLN – MultiCell Technologies Inc. says it has reached a milestone in its work to develop a drug to treat colorectal cancer, the third...

Startup signs deal with Brown, R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Corum Medical Inc., a medical device startup based in Providence and Sudbury, Mass., has signed a license agreement with Brown University and...

CVS delays shareholder vote on Caremark deal

WOONSOCKET – In light of the recent court decision delaying the Caremark Rx shareholder vote on the planned merger with CVS Corp., CVS said...
AFTER 10 YEARS as a legislator, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth H. Roberts now has a higher-profile post from which to pursue her vision. /

Lt. Gov. Roberts gains new forum for policy issues, problem solving

An interview with Elizabeth H. Roberts Position: Rhode Island lieutenant governor Background: Roberts worked as a business strategy consultant, policy analyst and health care manager before...

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...
PROPOSED new rules would require clinics such as Garden City Treatment Center in Cranston, above, to treat the poor for free. /

Proposed charity rules go beyond hospitals

New rules proposed by the R.I. Department of Health this month would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a variety of free-standing...
DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...

Judge denies motion to block Caremark merger vote

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) today announced that the Delaware Court of Chancery has denied a plaintiffs’ motion to enjoin Caremark's...

Fla. company gets OK to run radiation facility

PROVIDENCE – Radiation Therapy Services Inc., a Nasdaq-traded Florida company that operates Landmark Medical Center's radiation oncology facility, has gotten its state license to...
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