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Lamya Karim, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a $616,170 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how Type 2 diabetes weakens bones and results in patients being at much greater risk for fractures. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
Rhode Island is the best state for nurses, followed by Massachusetts, according to a recent study by Zippia. more
In its first round of funding since establishment last year, the state’s inaugural Domestic Violence Prevention Fund awarded a shared total of $179,755 in funding to five projects that aim to prevent dating and domestic violence. more
If House Republicans enact their health-care bill, they're screwed. They'll have lost the critical initial dialogue and left opponents salivating. If they fail to pass it, they're screwed, too, having broken a commitment of the past four elections. more
The state’s Office of Innovation recently launched the inaugural Government Innovation League. more
Medley Genomics, which provides smart software solutions for optimizing effective individualized therapy for cancer patients, recently won the inaugural MassChallenge Bridge to Rhode Island Bootcamp, in which Rhode Island-based startups competed for a chance to participate in the MassChallenge accelerator. more
To help small New England-based physicians and eligible clinical practices prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program, a five-year federal contract has been granted to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to a statement by the company on Tuesday. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and UnitedHealthcare are taking actions to provide pioneering health initiatives that will lead to improved health, more efficient care and lower health care costs. more
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