Updated September 29 at 12:31am
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Tivorsan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a drug used in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. more
Life Wear Technologies LLC has acquired TriCalm’s line of anti-itch products from Cosmederm Bioscience Inc. of San Diego. more
Providence is 2016’s worst city to retire, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Monday. more
Rhode Island ranks as one of the worst states for families to have a richer life, according to a study released Monday by GOBankingrates.com. more
In the fifth edition of Providence Business News’ Healthiest Employers celebration event, 28 local employers were recognized for their efforts – and successes – in creating healthy workplaces for their employees. more
Commercial health insurance rates have been approved for 2017, the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner said Thursday. more
(Updated 1:10 p.m.) Medicaid Director Anya Rader Wallack will leave her position at the end of September to take a position with the Brown University School of Public Health. more
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
Health insurers Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. will go to trial on Dec. 5 in defense of their planned $37 billion merger, which the U.S. government has said would increase consumer costs. more
(Updated 12:55 p.m. and 3:39 p.m.) New Bedford and Fall River mayors are being asked by Massachusetts health care workers, labor leaders and social justice advocates to hold additional meetings about the proposed merger between Southcoast Health and Care New England. more
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