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Dr. Osama Hamdy, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, calls diabetes a “global health crisis” wreaking havoc on an individual’s eyes, kidneys, feet, nerves, heart, reflexes, etc., and reducing one’s longevity. more
The sun is once again beginning to shine on the Rhode Island economy. Results paint 2016 as a good year for Ocean State businesses, and projections for 2017 are positive, according to the Winter 2017 PBN Business Survey, with predicted … more
PROVIDENCE - The limited supply of houses for sale in Rhode Island continues to narrow, according to the latest statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. The association reported Feb. 28 that listings of single-family … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island landed in the top half of a ranking of the "best states" by U.S. News & World Report, coming in 21st, although it is the lowest-ranked state in New England. U.S. News, which released the ranking Feb. 28, said … more
American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009. more
Consumer confidence climbed in December to the highest level since August 2001 as Americans were more upbeat about the outlook than at any time in the last 13 years, according to a report Tuesday from the New York-based Conference Board. more
The blood supply in the United States is among the safest in the world, but how do blood centers protect patients from such harms as Zika, Ebola and strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria? more
Consumer confidence jumped more than forecast this month as Americans expressed the sunniest picture of their financial situation in 11 years, extending a boost following Donald Trump’s election victory. more
PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in Rhode Island climbed nearly 23 percent in May, representing the 13th consecutive month of positive gains, The Warren Group said July 12. Timothy Warren Jr., CEO of The Warren Group, said low … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The state's economy "improved" to a neutral value of 50 in May, reported University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index, but shows a "troubling trend" of not exceeding that value in … more
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