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After conducting a national search, the University of Rhode Island has named Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, its new dean of the College of Nursing. more
In Rhode Island, eight percent of high school students smoke and an additional 500 youth under the age of 18 become daily smokers each year. The Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership and the CVS Health Foundation, a private foundation created by CVS Health, are working together to reduce youth tobacco use statewide. more
Sign-ups for Obamacare health plans will climb 8.7 percent for next year, showing steady growth for the insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act, according to U.S. government projections. more
Sherilyn Brown is education director at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, which, with the R.I. Department of Health, recently partnered to create the Arts & Health Advisory Group, which grew out of Rhode Island artists’ experiences working in the fields of health and healing. more
CVS Health Corp. announced Thursday that it would begin selling a generic substitute for the EpiPen at more than 83 percent less than the full retail price of the brand-name version of the product. more
The Warren Alpert Foundation gave a $2.5 million grant to Bryant University’s School of Health Sciences which the institution will match as part of its Expanding the World of Opportunity: The Campaign for Bryant’s Bold Future, according to a statement by the university on Tuesday. more
A New York private equity firm last month completed a growth-capital investment in Luna Pharmaceuticals Inc., maker of Premama products. more
Right after Donald Trump was elected, I pointed out that it was going to be a wee bit harder to repeal and replace Obamacare than Republican politicians had promised on the stump. more
The U.S. Senate confirmed Tom Price, a congressman and physician, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a post where he’ll have a leading role in Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare and implement its replacement, and oversee a budget of more than $1 trillion. more
The digital health market broke “historic records” for midyear funding with investment hitting $3.9 billion, according to StartUp Health, a health startup accelerator. more
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