Updated November 28 at 12:27am
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Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
Our health care system is composed of millions of parts, persons and functions, all of which need help to function cooperatively and effectively. That is the role of Healthcentric Advisors, a Providence-based nonprofit that's been toiling … more
Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … more
A study by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has shown that patient-centered medical home practices can improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients, providing advantages over traditional primary care. more
PROVIDENCE – Nortek Security & Control LLC has launched Numera EverThere, which connects senior citizens with their loved ones through real-time monitoring. Nortek Security, a division of Nortek … more
High school students can create their own application for mobile, tablet or computer devices for a chance to have it showcased at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. more
TEDxProvidence is returning to the Columbus Theater April 9, and the organizers are looking for nominations for guest speakers. more
Kevin Tracy is senior vice president and market executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He recently hosted a breakfast presentation at Quonset Development Corp. to talk with business owners about how they can grow through the import and export business, touching on subjects including tax implications, financing trade and how to leverage the supply chain in Rhode Island. more
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