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With problems ranging from incontinence to intense pain to obesity, pelvic-floor disorders are often so uncomfortable to discuss that women prefer to suffer in silence. The Women’s Medicine Collaborative has launched the Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders to address the raft of serious pelvis-related health problems going untreated. more
The Miriam Hospital recently received a pair of national awards for the quality of its stroke patient care. more
Bristol business owner Sarah Redman recently hosted an event at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol that raised $17,000 for the Women & Infants Program in Women’s Oncology and its Infusion Center. 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
Ross McCurdy, a science teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, was recognized at the White House as a merit winner of the Richard C. Bartlett Award and the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education. McCurdy's hands-on … more
After receiving surgery for stage 3 rectal cancer three years ago, Pamela Lambert's oncologist asked her if she could go to the bathroom without issues and she lied. "When he first asked me, I would outright lie to him because I didn't want … more
Medtronic PLC will spend as much as $458 million to buy Twelve Inc., becoming the latest medical-device giant to buy an experimental product to replace the heart’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. more
The four members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation all recently received petitions from individuals representing One Degree, a nationwide effort to increase medical research at the National Cancer Institute by $1 billion over two years. more
Angus C.F. Taylor, president and CEO of Hexagon Metrology, was recognized with an honorary doctorate from the University of Rhode Island. Taylor has been a strong advocate of the university's international engineering program and he has been on the … more
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern University's Department of Chemical Engineering and president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, has been selected for the 580 Wenzhou City Overseas Talent Program Award. Webster focuses his … more
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