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The Rhode Island chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network will host its third annual breakfast meeting on Oct. 14 to convene thought leaders, medical professionals and cancer survivors from across the state to address the need for increased funding of cancer research. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Women who’ve had breast cancer surgery often live out their lives with highly visible scars reminding them of their diagnosis and surgery. more
The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. last week released a report detailing the financial entity’s impact in Rhode Island over the last five decades. more
Women & Infants Hospital, a Care New England facility, announced that its Breast Health Center has received a three-year, full accreditation designation from National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, which is a program that the American College of Surgeons administers. more
Coastal Medical, a primary care Accountable Care Organization that treats 120,000 patients, will pilot the “Choosing Wisely” campaign in three of its 20 offices in Rhode Island to encourage more effective communications between patients and clinicians regarding appropriate test and treatment options, according to a recent Coastal Medical statement. more
At Rhode Island KIDS COUNT’s 16th annual celebration of children’s health luncheon, leaders lauded the many milestones and top rankings Rhode Island has achieved, while warning of the need for continued diligence, in light of the recent GOP sweep of the White House and both houses of Congress. more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
In recognition of November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter is focusing its attention on the challenges that Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers face, and helping them recognize, manage and reduce caregiver stress, according to a release from the chapter. more
After earlier entering into formal relationships with Brown University School of Public Health and the University of Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Health announced its formal relationship with Rhode Island College. more
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