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The Miriam Hospital on Monday announced it has received a $2.8 million grant to study whether weight loss could prevent recurring gestational diabetes. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp.’s giant drugstore merger got smaller Monday after the companies, facing roadblocks from antitrust regulators, cut the value of the deal by at least $2 billion and said they may divest more stores to gain approval. more
Rhode Island ranks 42nd in the nation for levels of well-being among its residents, with the lowest scores nationwide in both community and social well-being. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
Rhode Island is among the top five states that stand to suffer if the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, is repealed. That’s according to data released Wednesday by personal finance website WalletHub. more
Merger discussions between The Kent Center in Warwick and Riverwood Mental Health Services in Warren have begun and are expected to be completed by March 31, according to an announcement made by the organizations Tuesday. more
The R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services announced Monday that Cynthia Huether is now CEO of the state-run Eleanor Slater Hospital. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is one of four cities around the country that has been chosen to pilot a City Health Dashboard, a resource to help officials understand, compare and take action to improve health status and health risks in their communities. more
The fiscal 2018 proposed state budget that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released Jan. 19 includes the elimination of upper payment limit payments, which are federal funds used to ensure that Medicaid reimburses hospitals at an amount equal to Medicaid, as well as Medicaid payment reductions and reduced payments to inpatient mental health providers. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s plan to win U.S. antitrust clearance for its acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. hasn’t satisfied officials at the Federal Trade Commission, according to people familiar with the matter. more
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