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Medical science in the Brown University Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice as well as research health scientist at the Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center discusses a study establishing the effectiveness of flu vaccines among the elderly. more
The Autism Project and Bristol Rotary Charities Foundation recently announced a new East Bay Support Center to serve individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as well as their families and the clinicians who support them. more
Citing research indicating a tamping down of smoking rates around the United States resulting from its decision to stop selling tobacco, CVS Health recently observed the one-year anniversary of its new way of doing business. 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
In 1990, the obesity rate in Rhode Island was about 10 percent. Today it's 27.4 percent and according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, projected to be more than 50 percent by 2030. That means we are headed for having 500,000 obese … more
Dr. Katherine Dallow has been appointed vice president of Clinical Affairs at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She also serves as an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard University. She holds an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College and … more
Dr. Joseph Lifrak has joined the Southcoast Physician Group. Lifrak is a member of the Providence College athletic program's medical staff. He holds bachelor's degree from Tulane University and an M.D. from Brown University. more
Dr. Christopher Chihlas has joined the Southcoast Physician Group. Chihlas' clinical interests include orthopedic fragility/osteoporosis, with an expertise in foot and ankle conditions. He holds an M.D. from the Virginia Commonwealth University's … more
Dr. Matt Collins has joined Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island as the vice president of clinical integration. He joins BCBS from Fallon Community Health Plan, where he served as senior director of medical affairs. He holds an M.D. from Howard … more
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, reported first-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates on strong demand for its newest products to monitor the heart and repair damaged valves. more
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