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The Miriam Hospital was recently awarded a special designation for bariatric surgery conferred by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. more
Associate professor of behavioral and social sciences at the Brown University School of Public Health discusses a study that found children given a sip of alcohol before sixth grade were more likely to have had a full drink or gotten drunk by ninth grade than those not given the first sip. more
Dr. Suzanne Palinski has been named chief of pediatrics for Bradley Hospital, she will oversee the pediatric care of all inpatient and partial treatment patients at the hospital. more
Fans of Team Alvimedica have the chance to bid on two unique sailing experiences and raise funds for heart health in Rhode Island when the crew competes in Newport waters next month. more
The U.S. health-care system has been squeezing the country’s middle class for years. The passage of the Affordable Care Act has relieved some of the pressure, but there’s much more to do. more
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. agreed to buy Synageva BioPharma Corp. for $8.4 billion in cash and stock, expanding its collection of treatments for rare diseases to reduce its dependence on a single drug. more
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Dr. Paul Levinson will join South County Hospital’s endocrinology department in June. more
Rhode Island naturopathic practitioner Marcy Feibelman and naturopathic medicine advocate Molly Hagan recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to join other practitioners of naturopathic medicine. more
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s joint award for outstanding stroke treatment was recently given to Kent Hospital. more
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