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Kent Hospital’s new chief of anesthesia, Dr. Vijay Sudheendra serves as chairman of anesthesia at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center, both in Providence. more
WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care and the American Cancer Society encourage those who are 50 or older, and those with certain colon cancer risk factors, to schedule a colorectal cancer screening. more
Children’s Friend, the Healthy Families America affiliate, has been accredited by Prevent Child Abuse America as a provider of high-quality home visiting services to families who who want to improve their child’s health, nutrition and developmental outcomes. more
Visiting Nurse Services announced that the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy has received a $78,000 grant from van Beuren Charitable Foundation to expand the PharmD Resident program of home care pharmacist services on the VNS home care team. more
South County Hospital received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award for outstanding care in obstetrics for the second consecutive year. This designation identifies the country’s best health care institutions based on patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, quality of care and what women say they want from a hospital. more
Southcoast Health System, a nonprofit community-based health care provider, seeks requests for proposals to fund innovative and proven projects to benefit communities in southeastern Massachusetts and the East Bay of Rhode Island. more
Post-traumatic stress disorder remains a difficult, urgent and prevalent problem among combat veterans, but millions of nonveterans also experience the condition. A new study in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry finds that, compared to what the Veterans Administration and Defense Department offer, treatment resources for nonveterans are much less cohesive and helpful. more
Aidance Scientific, a local company that provides therapeutic skincare solutions to physicians and customers in more than 150 countries, delivered some $70,000 worth of skin care and hygiene products to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank last month. more
Dr. Susan L. Koelliker, a radiologist with Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England Hospital, and assistant clinical professor of diagnostic imaging at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has been named the new chief of diagnostic imaging at the Providence hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2016. more
There is a grim connection between two worsening addictions in the U.S.: to prescription opioid painkillers and to heroin. more
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