Traveling in her father’s native Tanzania brought home the enormity of the crisis caused by world hunger for Edesia Inc. Executive Director Navyn Salem. It was enough to convince the Barrington resident, whose professional experience was in advertising, to embark on a new career making peanut-based nutritional pastes for children. more
Middletown-based Vizsafe is drawing on the age of social media to help improve public safety. Founded in 2012, company offers a Twitter-like app of the same name aimed at boosting community engagement, allowing smartphone users to upload photos and videos that could aid public safety efforts. Pictured above, from left, are Vizsafe employees Brendan Hanna, Debbie Lipsett, founder and CEO Peter Mottur and Patrick Hay.
U.S. stocks fluctuated, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index poised for its worst week since April, as investors weighed the implications of a corporate debt crisis in Portugal and assessed earnings reports.
WARWICK – Benefit-advisory firm Cornerstone Group will conduct a survey of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut businesses with 50 or more full-time employees to determine how their benefit plans compare both locally and nationally.
PROVIDENCE – With seven CVS MinuteClinics slated to open in late 2014, new standards for urgent-care centers’ communication have been developed to help alleviate some primary care providers’ concerns.
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