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URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

... R.I. July 28, 2009 -- University of Rhode island Professor Annie De Groot has been awarded a $13 ... a team of researchers based right here in Rhode island with the exciting opportunity to collaborate ... and Technology in 2003, and she was named Rhode island Woman Physician of the Year by Women and Infants ...

RI Hospital first in country to enroll patient in new study for recurrent chest wall breast cancer

... PROVIDENCE -- Rhode island Hospital is one of only four sites across the ... women often face a poor prognosis. Rhode island Hospital is the only hospital in New England to ... of cancers, including breast cancer. Rhode island Hospital was the first to enroll and treat a ...

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), the Largest and One of the Most Prestigious Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology Practices on Long Island, Participates in Mission Cataract USA

... doctors in the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long island (OCLI) practice will perform FREE surgery at the island Eye Surgicenter to give the gift of sight to ... charge. The procedures will be performed at the island Eye Surgicenter, in Carle Place. ...

Fundraising in the Jungle

... for Child & Family Health (ICFH) and Jungle island decided to collaborate to attract patrons to ... On Saturday, July 18th patrons can enjoy Jungle island while contributing to a great cause. ... in this fundraiser by attending Jungle island on Saturday, July 18th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

... among children under the age of five on Bioko island 57 percent decline in the prevalence of ... between two and five years of age on Bioko island 86 percent decline in anemia in children between two and five years of age on Bioko island Marathon Oil Corporation ...

Kaiser Permanente Unveils the Nation's Most Wired Mobile Health Vehicle

... medical vehicle is being shipped to its home island of Hawaii, known to many as the Big Island, where ... the road to women of the Big Island. "The island of Hawaii's health disparity issues surrounding ... urinalysis and immunization services. "The island of Hawaii's mammography screening rates are ...

Prairie Island Indian Community Supports Fight Against Diabetes Locally and Nationally

... Welch, Minn. (Vocus) May 29, 2009 -- The Prairie island Indian Community understands the serious health ... of $20,000 was presented on behalf of the Prairie island Indian Community to the American Diabetes ... the Saint Paul RiverCentre. "The Prairie island Indian Community's support of the American ...

United Spinal Association's 2nd Annual Disability Leadership & Policy Summit: Health Issues and People with Disabilities

... Medicine and Rehabilitation, The North Shore-Long island Jewish Health System, will identify problems and ... honor Linda Milch, Executive Director of the Long island Advocacy Center who has represented hundreds of ... as they seek Special Education services from Long island schools, at a reception (paid ticket required) ...

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Target Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the South Pacific

... is targeting drug and alcohol abuse in Tonga, an island nation near Samoa in the South Pacific. ... is targeting drug and alcohol abuse in Tonga, an island nation near Samoa in the South Pacific. In an interview with Radio Tonga News on the island of Tongatapu, Mathew Andrews, the leader of the ...

Growth in Rhode Island Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

... -- The cost of long term care in Rhode island is rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting ... in 331 regions across America. "Many Rhode island residents who had planned to tap their ... of this vital care." A Snapshot of Rhode island Long Term Care Costs Nursing Homes: ...

Bed Bug Infestation an Epidemic; Bugs Found in Cell Phone, TVs and Keyboards

... Deutsch believes the worst has yet to hit Long island and the Greater New York area. The ultra-high ... due to bed bug service calls throughout Long island and the five boroughs." Deutsch also believes ... million dollar homes on the north shore of Long island to homeless shelters in New York City are ...

Rhode Island Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers; $1 Increase Gives State Highest Cigarette Tax in the Nation

... highest state cigarette tax in the nation. Rhode island is also increasing the tax on most other tobacco ... taxes are a win-win-win solution for Rhode island -- a health win that will reduce tobacco use and ... cigarette consumption by about 4 percent. Rhode island can expect the $1 cigarette tax increase to ...

Kashi Company Expands With New Island Vanilla(TM) Biscuit Cereal

... food company, today announced the launch of island Vanilla(TM), a wheat cereal that marries pure ... vanilla has such a delicate, unique flavor that island Vanilla brings to life," says Keegan Sheridan, ... a whole day's serving of whole grains, making island Vanilla 's a nutritious way to enjoy your ...

Free Prescription Drug Card Launched in Rhode Island

... RIRx to Provide Prescription Relief to All Rhode island Residents PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhode island residents now have an ally to help them fight off ... (average savings are roughly 30%). Rhode island residents can download a free RIRx prescription ...

Island Sun Tanning Beds Launches Economy-Buster Sale on Healthier, More Eco-friendly Home Tanning Beds

... But with the founding of her new company, island Sun Tanning Beds ( ... a far cry from tanning beds popular a decade ago. island Sun Tanning Beds are manufactured using ... up to a cost savings as well. At the same time, island Sun Tanning Beds' spotlight technology provides ...

New Integrated Medical Center and Critical Access Hospital for San Juan County Hospital District

... San Juan County Hospital District residents and island visitors. The PeaceHealth Board of Directors ... Hospital District, leaders of the current Inter island Medical Center (IIMC) and the San Juan Community ... healthcare providers will be able to care for island residents and visitors with new, state-of-the-art ...

CT Scans of Pregnant Women Increasing

... of diagnostic imaging and a radiologist at Rhode island Hospital in Providence. "The rate of increase was ... fluoroscopy and plain-film X-ray imaging at Rhode island Hospital and Women and Infants Hospital from 1997 ... Brown University, and radiologist, Rhode island Hospital, Providence; Jorge Guerra, M.D., ...

Why Blood and Bone Marrow Donors Are So Important: 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Profiles Blood Drive Honoree Lizzie Bell

... Blood Center (NYBC), whose divisions include Long island Blood Services, New Jersey Blood Services, Hudson Valley Blood Services and Brooklyn-Staten island Blood Services, recently held a successful blood ... The blood and bone marrow drive by NYBC's Long island Blood Services and the National Marrow Donor ...

Taming Wide Variations in Spending Key to Health Reform - New England Journal of Medicine Commentary from Dartmouth Atlas Project

... of spending in San Francisco and East Long island shows how even a slight difference in growth ... for the next 14 years, spending in East Long island exploded at 4 percent. So, by 2006 spending in East Long island was $2,300 more per enrollee than in San ...

Medicaid Reform Efforts Underway in Louisiana and Rhode Island

... Medicaid reform efforts in Louisiana and Rhode island will likely face challenges in light of the ... 2009 New England Health Plan Analysis , Rhode island has received CMS approval to operate its Medicaid ... costs that go over that amount. In return, Rhode island Medicaid would have flexibility to design ...

Study calls for increased research in flu transmission to prepare for pandemic flu outbreak

... PROVIDENCE, RI Researchers at Rhode island Hospital have completed a study to better ... Public Health Reports . The study, from Rhode island Hospital's department of epidemiology and ... of epidemiology and infection control at Rhode island Hospital, along with Eleni Patrozou, MD, ...

Staten Island University Hospital Chooses Advantedge Healthcare Solutions for Employed Physician Billing

... it has entered into an agreement with Staten island University Hospital to be the exclusive provider ... in a timely manner. "Staten island University Hospital (SIUH) is very pleased to be ... AHS," said Anthony Ferrari, CEO of Staten island University Hospital. "We are convinced AHS ...

Northern Trust Named Global Custodian to North Shore-LIJ Health System in New York

... . About North Shore Long island Jewish Health System The nation's third ... ages throughout Long Island, Queens and Staten island -- a service area encompassing more that ... of about 33,250 - the largest employer on Long island and the ninth largest in New York City. For more ...

Bald Head Island Center for Wellness Promises a Healthier You in the New Year

... program such as the newly launched Bald Head island Center for Wellness. The Bald Head island Center for Wellness is offering a week-long, ... Retreat, which will take place on Bald Head island from March 14 through 21, 2009. The Center will ...

Rhode Island Hospital first in US to treat kidney tumor with new device using electrical pulses

... PROVIDENCE, RI On Thursday, January 8, Rhode island Hospital treated an inoperable kidney tumor using ... Dupuy, MD, director of ablation services at Rhode island Hospital and a national pioneer in ablation ... have undergone image-guided ablation at Rhode island Hospital, the largest use of this technique in ...

Neurological Surgery, P.C. of Long Island, NY Announces the Addition of Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Elizabeth M. Trinidad, M.D.

... the largest private Neurosurgery practice on Long island and in the New York Tristate area. Dr. Trinidad ... the largest private Neurosurgery practice on Long island and in the New York Tristate area, is pleased to ... 4 pediatric neurosurgeons who practices on Long island and is one of about 150 in the United States. Dr. ...

Parents of Murdered Dating Violence Victim, Legislators, and Teachers Unite to Launch 'MADE' - Moms and Dads for Education to Stop Teen Dating Abuse

... violence and abuse. NAAG President, Rhode island Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, ... With the help of Attorney General Lynch, Rhode island middle and high school students are now receiving ... by Attorney General Lynch and passed in Rhode island in 2007 that mandates dating violence education ...

Novel Techniques Offers New Freedom to Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, Dystonia, and Tremor

... is one of the very few neurosurgeons on Long island trained to perform the procedures which are ... and physical therapy. Located throughout Long island and Queens, NY, it is the largest private Neurosurgery practice on Long island and in the New York Tristate area. Their ...

Effects of anesthesia on the heart

... PROVIDENCE, R.I. Researchers at Rhode island Hospital have created the first animal model that ... at the Cardiovascular Research Center at Rhode island Hospital developed a first-of-its-kind genetic ... of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Rhode island Hospital and a professor of medicine at the ...

Marathon and Partners Announce $28 Million, 5-Year Extension of Life Saving Malaria Control Project in Equatorial Guinea

... Bioko island Malaria Control Project extended; already ... and SONAGAS, are extending their successful Bioko island Malaria Control Project (BIMCP) in ... with nationwide coverage in Africa. "The Bioko island Malaria Control Project demonstrates ...

American Red Cross Sends Relief To Cuba

... Red Cross. When Hurricane Gustav hit the island of Cuba on August 31 as a category 4 storm, it was considered the worst storm to hit the island in 50 years. Just as recovery efforts for the ... over two long days, affecting 100 percent of the island and exacerbating the damage from Gustav. "The ...

New research from Rhode Island Hospital may help predict outcomes for stomach cancer patients

... PROVIDENCE, R.I. Researchers at Rhode island Hospital have identified two potential molecular ... Steven Moss, MD, a gastroenterologist with Rhode island Hospital and an associate professor of medicine ... men and 74 women) who underwent surgery at Rhode island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, both in ...

Paquin Healthcare and North Shore-LIJ Health System Join to Launch Huge Retail and Ecommerce Initiative

... area of 5.2 million people in Long Island, Staten island and Queens. We are very excited to enter ... ages throughout Long Island, Queens and Staten island a service area encompassing more than five ... of about 33,250 -- the largest employer on Long island and the ninth largest in New York City. For more ...

Home in Prominent Shelter Island, New York, Ablaze; Saved by the FIT-5 Fire Fighting Device

... structure fires, similar to the Shelter island basement fire. "Basement fires are uniquely ... can be further amplified in areas like Shelter island where there is limited access to water," said ... toolbox in these circumstances." At the Shelter island fire, First Assistant Fire Chief Rowland ...

Toys and technology for rehabilitation in cerebral palsy patients

... needs of CP patients more than 800 in Rhode island and nationally, between 750,000 and one million. ... lab in the department of orthopedics at Rhode island Hospital and a professor of orthopedics at The ... combined industrial science students from Rhode island School of Design (RISD) and engineering studies ...

International Dental Research Association meets in Toronto

... Canada 606 Medotech A/S 406 Nobel Biocare island 401 NYU Global Public Health 508 OLYMPUS ... UNC School of Dentistry 503 Unilever Oral Care island 701 University of Alberta, Department of ... 211 Wrigley Oral Healthcare Programs island 301 The Exhibition will be held, with the ...

Okaloosa Island Fire Department Will Use Jellyfish Squish to Treat Jellyfish Stings

... -- Captain Kevin Carvalho of the Okaloosa island Fire Department has treated hundreds of jellyfish ... include Jellyfish Squish in all of the Okaloosa island Fire Department medical gear bags and recommend ... and Richard F. Lee, Ph.D., from the Skidaway island Institute of Oceanography. Jellyfish Squish is ...

A call for standardized measurement of outcomes in depression treatment

... Rhode island Hospital and Brown University researchers are ... with paperwork. Because of this, the Rhode island Hospital team has suggested the use of a ... the ensuing recommendations are from the Rhode island Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and ...

DOE Seeks Licensing Approval for Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Storage Site

... spent nuclear fuel, the Prairie island Indian Community in Red Wing, Minn. is among the ... for the nation's nuclear waste," said Prairie island Tribal Council President Ron Johnson. "We urge ... establish an underground repository. "Prairie island believes the federal government must deliver on ...

Risk threshold of daily alcohol intake and drinking duration in liver injury?

... liver injury is 20 g and 5 years in the island population of China. Liver injury induced by ... evaluate alcohol-related liver injury in China's island population. The island population east of China is a specific cluster ...
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