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Amgen offers fast-paced, engaging workplace

Amgen Inc.’s Rhode Island team has much to be proud of, and being named one of the state’s Best Places To Work was an...

BCBSRI serves customers by serving workers

Employees at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island do not expect monetary rewards or trips in exchange for good work. Instead, the...

Meaningful work adds to Perspectives’ appeal

Employees of Perspectives Corp. don’t just enjoy summer outings, large bonuses and career growth opportunities; theirs is a great place to work, they say,...

South County, Westerly hospitals <br> consider joining forces

Top executives from South County and Westerly hospitals, both grappling with mounting financial difficulties, say they are considering the possibility of joining forces. Talks between...

A new way to deal with emphysema

Rhode Island Hospital is one of the first testing sites for a new treatment for emphysema that requires inserting fingertip-sized umbrella-shaped devices into the...

Giving African doctors a boost

In Liberia, where the government health care system has a budget that’s 12 percent of what it was 12 years ago, there are 27...
PUTTING on an indoor green is one of several exercise activities offered at Cornerston Adult Services. /

A helping hand to keep elders with their families

Linda Reynolds did not make the choice lightly. Her husband, Fred, had been struggling with Parkinson’s disease for several years, and she’d cared for...

Amgen scores victory in anemia-drug patent suit

Amgen Inc., the world’s biggest biotechnology company, said a U.S. judge last week ruled that Roche Holding AG’s new anemia drug, Mircera, infringes an...

Individual action can have global impact

Five years ago, Ray Rickman – a former staate legislator – was home sick. He heard a report about a doctor in Mali...
A NATIONWIDE DECLINE in the number of people who have insurance through their workplace is behind the rise in the number of uninsured, the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute said in an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources. /

R.I. avoids decline in insured

Nationally, the news was bad: From 2005 to 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau said, the number of people without health insurance rose from 44.8...
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