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“A little over two years ago, I died,” recounted Owen West, at a Nov. 21 press conference celebrating the enactment of a law in Rhode Island requiring every private and public middle school and high school to have an automated external defibrillator, a portable device that can send an electric shock to restart a heart. more
Students assess the gait of a senior citizen who carefully navigates a straight pathway marked on a carpet. Nearby, a woman demonstrates her new prosthesis as she rises from her wheelchair, and yet another woman receives advice on medication use. more
Dr. Sajeev Handa is head of hospital medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan facility. He helped to found the hospitalist program, in which physicians practice exclusively in a hospital setting; the program is marking its 20th anniversary this year. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Millennials are choosing to settle in the smallest state, with the largest potential. With the economy making a positive turnaround in the United States, we see strong efforts from politicians and residents of Rhode Island to be at the forefront of … more
Dennis Littky founded the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center 20 years ago, and it has been a rousing success, even if not embraced as much by the educational mainstream as it should be. Brought to Rhode Island by CVS Health … more
Empowering students through real-world experience has been Dennis Littky's goal for almost half a century. As an educator, Littky, whom students affectionately call "Doc," was recognized nationally as an innovator before he came to Rhode … more
Construction will soon begin on a new facility for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy. The 320-student charter high school will move into a newly constructed building at 15 Jones St. by the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. more
Home renovation and repair spending is expected to strengthen in 2017, before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. more
For a senior citizen, jumping online or sending a text may be just short of impossible if they have had no experience with technology. more
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