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WalletHub ranks R.I. fourth worst in nation to retire in

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the fourth-worst state in the nation for retirees, according to a study released Monday by WalletHub. The Florida-based financial website...

Job gains and free-spending shoppers lifted Wall Street in 2023, but...

NEW YORK (AP) – Job gains and raises helped power solid economic growth in the U.S. last year, but what if those gains were a mirage?  Gross...

R.I. monthly unemployment jumps to 3.2% in December

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment in December was 3.2%, three-tenths of a percentage point higher than the previous month, the R.I. Department...

Subscription-based care moves beyond peddling birth control and helping with hair...

Need help losing weight or handling depression? How about a pill that lowers cholesterol and treats erectile dysfunction? Online subscription services for care have grown...

R.I. firm’s tech will soon help doctors nationwide

The rise of telemedicine is increasing the demand for doctors to provide care across state borders, and virtual health care allows doctors to reach...
OPEN UP: Dentist Milton J. Liu, right, and dental assistant Lori Beth Adler prepare to examine the teeth of patient Anthony Northup at Wood River Health in Hopkinton. 
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Trip to dentist on Block Island? Boat no longer needed

For years, many Block Island residents without private insurance had to go through a tedious process if they needed a dental checkup. This usually involved...

R.I. monthly unemployment rises slightly to 2.9% in November

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment in November was 2.9%, two-tenths of a percentage point higher than the previous month, the R.I. Department...

CVS invests $75K in the VNA of Care New England 

WARWICK – The VNA of Care New England was awarded a $75,000 CVS Health Foundation grant as part of its 2023 Hometown Fund, which...

12-month program helps R.I. pediatricians navigate rising rates of child obesity

PROVIDENCE – As Rhode Island continues to grapple with a primary care workforce shortage, the state’s Care Transformation Collaborative of RI is working to...

McKee, EOHHS announce procurement for Medicaid Managed Care Organizations

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee and the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services announced the Request For Proposals for Managed Care...
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