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Physical therapist pays $100,000<br> to help settle Medicare charges

PROVIDENCE – William H. Wynne, a physical therapist who had offices in East Providence and Warwick, has paid the U.S. government $100,000 to settle...

Slater-backed startup envisions better hearing devices

Ralph Beckman watched his father lose his hearing and struggle to find a hearing aid that could help him. Nothing worked quite right. In...

EpiVax awarded a grant for hemophilia therapy

A Providence-based biotechnology pharmaceutical firm that genetically engineers new vaccines has received a $528,313 grant to begin developing a novel treatment for hemophilia. EpiVax...
BRUCE BROZNAN, founder and president of Trilogy Integrated Resources LLC, explains how the Network of Care site works during an address last Monday to an audience of health care leaders. /

Making mental health resources more accessible

Mental illness can be a lonely place. It can undermine your sense of self, your confidence in your own judgment. It can be shameful...
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VNA leader recognized as Mentor of the Year

Nancy Roberts, president and CEO of VNA of Care New England, has earned the Dick Anderton Memorial Mentor of the Year Award. She was...

Wal-Mart workers, customers give $40,000 to Hasbro

Hasbro Children’s Hospital announced that Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club associates, customers and members in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts raised more than $40,000 for...

Family caregiving in R.I. valued at $1.44M a year

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders provided an estimated $1.44 million dollars worth of care to family members last year, according to an AARP report released...
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NIH gives EpiVax $0.5M grant for hemophilia study

PROVIDENCE – EpiVax Inc., a developer of second-generation vaccines and biotherapeutic agents, today announced it has received a $528,313 Small Business Innovation Research grant...
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Slater invests $250,000 in startup Bionica

PROVIDENCE – Bionica Corp., a local startup that is working to create a new category of “personal communications system” for the hearing-impaired, has attracted...

Family caregiving in R.I. worth $1.44M per year

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders provided an estimated $1.44 million dollars worth of care to family members last year year, according to an AARP report...
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