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Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, following a national search. more
Currently, antenatal corticosteroids (betamethasone), which helps mature an infant’s lungs, are recommended for all women going into labor before 34 weeks’ gestation. However, many babies born between 34 and 36 weeks’ gestation also require respiratory support at birth. A recently completed study evaluated whether neonates born at these later gestational ages would also benefit from antenatal corticosteroids. more
University Medicine, a nonprofit primary care, specialty outpatient and subspecialty medical group practice with more than 200 physicians and more than 20 patient care locations across the state, named Dr. Sarah M. Hyder as director of endoscopic ultrasound. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently honored five hospital employees as the hospital’s 2015 Brite Lites. The employee recognition program, now in its 13th year, singles out some of the many hospital employees who provide outstanding care to patients. This year, more than 75 employees were nominated by patients and their families for the honor. more
“Heads Up! A Panel on Concussion,” will be held today as part of Rhode Island ‘s first Brain Week, which offers an array of activities and programs. Focusing on adult and youth sports injuries, the program features neurologists, sports injury prevention specialists and a special guest, former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders. The panel, which is sponsored by the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, will be held at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical Center. Refreshments will be offered at 5 p.m., and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. more
In a recent press release, the Coalition to Save Memorial Hospital Birthing Center announced its support for the Department of Health’s decision to hold three public meetings regarding Care New England’s proposed closure of Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center. The coalition is a community partnership that advocates transparency in the hospital regulatory process, continuing care for all patients and eliminating barriers to access for health care for families in Central Falls and Pawtucket. more
Dr. Stephen Salloway, the director of neurology and the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, is also a professor of neurology and psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Salloway talked with Providence Business News about a global registry of candidates for clinical trials for Alzheimer’s research and Butler’s role in that initiative. more
The twin birth rate in the U.S. has surged over the last 30 years, mostly because of reproductive technologies including in vitro fertilization. Though it’s partly the cause, IVF could also be the most promising solution to reducing unintended twin births, argues Dr. Eli Adashi, a tenured professor of medical science at Brown University, in a new editorial in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. more
Supported by a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Hospital researchers are studying whether regular practice of yoga can help a brain in slow decline. The hospital is recruiting people with mild cognitive disorder to study whether yoga can improve their condition. Yoga is an ancient practice known to improve mental, spiritual and physical well-being among its practitioners. more
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