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TOUGH PILL: Christian Rijos is launching a business as a school project at the Met school in Providence that encourages people to carry a potentially lifesaving dose of aspirin at all times. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
TOUGH PILL: Christian Rijos is launching a business as a school project at the Met school in Providence that encourages people to carry a potentially lifesaving dose of aspirin at all times. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
A year ago, 16-year-old Christian Rijos heard a surprising statistic: chewing an aspirin can increase a heart attack victim’s chance of survival by 30 percent. That bit of knowledge has since changed the course of his academic career. Rijos, a student at The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center in Providence, is launching a business…

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