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Candace Sharkey has been named the new CEO of Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties. more
Target Corp. CEO Brian Cornell hatched the $1.9 billion plan to sell the company’s pharmacies over dinner with his counterpart at CVS Health Corp., capitalizing on his relationships from a career spent in retail. more
(Updated, 9:10 p.m.) An East Greenwich health and wellness program provider has been cited for nine serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for inadequately protecting its employees against exposure from contaminated needlesticks and blood-born pathogens. more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
Providence ranks as the 16th worst city for families, according to WalletHub, which ranked 150 of the country’s most populated cities. more
(Updated 9:19 a.m.) CVS Health Corp. will pay $1.9 billion to buy Target Corp.’s pharmacies and clinics, expanding its reach by adding stores bearing its name inside the second-largest discount retail chain in the U.S. more
Amgen Inc.’s Repatha won the backing of a panel of U.S. regulatory advisers for some patients, making it the second in a new class of powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs to move closer to U.S. approval this week. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m., 7:16 p.m.) A legislative version of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed $8.6 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year is expected to be introduced Tuesday and potentially approved by the House Committee on Finance. more
Women & Infants Hospital and The Miriam Hospital have received Women’s Choice Awards for their programs in women’s oncology, making them among the United States’ best hospitals for cancer care. more
CVS Health Corp. opened its first MinuteClinic in Providence last week inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 799 Hope St., marking its sixth retail medical clinic to open in Rhode Island since October. more
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