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After beginning my career at the International Longevity Center, an aging research, education and advocacy think tank in New York, I knew that I had to get direct-care experience in order to better advocate for seniors and their caregivers in … more
Johnson & Wales University’s Providence campus is the first institution of higher learning in Rhode Island to implement a campuswide tobacco-free policy, according to a Rhode Island Department of Health statement. On July 1, DOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott joined JWU Providence Campus President Mim Runey and the JWU Student Government Association to announce the news. more
Radiation oncologist Dr. Scott Triedman works to cure cancer here in Rhode Island and in Rwanda. He talked with Providence Business News about his experiences in Rwanda, his collaborations with colleagues and the progress they are making toward providing high-quality care for those in need. more
Earlier this month, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island announced a renewed and expanded affiliation for five additional years. more
The Women’s Health Council is hosting its spring 2017 workshop, “Unravel the Roller Coaster: Navigating the Options for Non-Opioid Pain Management in Women.” more
The Providence Center, a community-based behavioral health treatment center, now has an Integrated Health Home program at Thundermist Health Center, a federally-qualified patient-centered medical home with offices in Woonsocket, Westerly and South Kingstown. more
Digital breast tomosynthesis, more commonly called 3-D mammography, is now available at Newport Hospital. By taking multiple three-dimensional images of breasts in layers, 3-D mammography allow physicians to better evaluate a patient and improve the identification of tumors. more
Dr. Osama Hamdy, medical director of Joslin Diabetes Center’s obesity clinical program, calls diabetes a “global health crisis” wreaking havoc on an individual’s eyes, kidneys, feet, nerves, heart, reflexes, etc., and reducing one’s longevity. more
A research team at the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital has discovered that women’s instincts about the preferred surgical option to remove their breast cancer carry more weight than their surgeon’s advice and their partner’s input. more
Dr. Ann L. Potter is the new medical director at Southcoast Behavioral Health, a 120-bed psychiatric hospital in Dartmouth that is part of Southcoast Health, serving patients in southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island. Before joining Southcoast Behavioral Health, Potter worked at The Providence Center in Providence. Potter spoke recently with Providence Business News about her new position at Southcoast Behavioral Health and the entity’s goals and objectives. more
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