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FINDING A WAY FORWARD: Victoria Malchar, owner of Malchar Wellness Center, treats Brandon Maced at her Warwick offices, where she and her staff offer a number of coaching and therapy options. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Malchar Wellness Center owner a rebel with a cause

PBN BUSINESS WOMEN AWARDS 2020 ACHIEVEMENT HONOREE: Victoria Malchar | Malchar Wellness Center VICTORIA MALCHAR of Warwick’s Malchar Wellness Center is a chiropractor, sure. But...

Drug studied at 2 R.I. hospitals gains FDA approval for use...

PROVIDENCE – A drug studied at two Rhode Island hospitals has earned approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the...

FDA reports young e-cigarette users experiencing seizures

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration reports some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving young people,...

Whitehouse among senators urging Purdue not to seek profit from new...

PROVIDENCE – Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on March 28 sent a letter to Purdue Pharma, manufacturer...
LOOKING ELSEWHERE: Tyler Young, co-owner of the Young Family Farm in Little Compton, said new regulations under the Food Safety and Modernization Act are perceived to be such a hassle by farmers that some are considering changing their crops or leaving the industry.
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RUPERT WHITELEY

Farmers concerned about new Food Safety and Modernization Act regulations

When it comes to the Food Safety and Modernization Act, no one denies the importance of safe production, transportation and delivery of food –...
EYE HEALTH VISION CENTERS now provides Alvero, a cornea-stiffening treatment for patients suffering vision loss from irregular corneas.

Eye Health Vision Centers offers alternative to cornea transplants

DARTMOUTH – People with vision problems caused by irregularly shaped corneas received a treatment alternative to corneal transplants in April 2016 when the U.S....
MACHINE PREP: Dr. Ling Zhang, left, and Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, prepare the AKTA machine to purify antibodies at the Lubris lab. Lubris has licensed the glycoprotein lubricin to Novartis to use as a dry-eye treatment. / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

Lifespan researcher scores commercial hit with biolubricant Novartis deal

Dr. Gregory D. Jay, owner of Lubris LLC, is celebrating his company’s licensing of lubricin as a clinically superior dry-eye treatment to Novartis, which...

Owens first in R.I. to use MACI treatment for knee cartilage...

DR. BRETT OWENS of University Orthopedics is among the first in the country, and the first in Rhode Island, to treat patients suffering from...
SPORTS MEDICINE SURGEON Dr. Brett Owens, of University Orthopedics, became one of the first in the country to administer a cartilage regrowth treatment to patients with knee damage. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY ORTHOPEDICS

University Orthopedics first in R.I. offering knee cartilage regrowth treatment

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Brett Owens of University Orthopedics is among the first in the country, and the first in Rhode Island, to treat patients...
AN EMPLOYEE USES a machine that sorts pills. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANTOINE ANITONIOL

Drug prices become target for FDA as chief expands purview

NEW YORK - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering using the agency’s powers to bring more price competition to...

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