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Nuestra Salud Podcast con la invitada: La Neuro-Científica Victoria Rakel Heimer-McGinn

Victoria Rakel Heimer-McGinn Brown University Etapa Académica: Academic Postdoc Primary Scientific Interest: Neurobiology, Neuroscience or Cognitive sciences About Me: I am interested in the molecular basis of synaptic function and neuronal circuitry, particularly in the framework of neuropsychiatric diseases like schizophrenia and mood disorders, which are also accompanied by cognitive impairments. I am currently studying the neuronal correlates of contextual learning in the medial temporal lobe. My have expertise in molecular neurobiology, transgenic mouse models, microscopy, rodent behavior, and electrophysiology. I hope to apply my range of skills to the study of brain circuits that are relevant to cognitive impairments…
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The Autism Project Hosts Fifteenth Annual Imagine Walk & Family Fun Day for Autism

The event will take place on April 30 at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick, RI Warwick, RI – The Autism Project will host its fifteenth annual Imagine Walk & Family Fun Day for Autism on Sunday, April 30th at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick, Rhode Island. Registration for the Walk begins at 9AM and Honorary Imagine Walk Chair Danielle North of WPRI 12 will kick off the Walk at 10AM. The two kilometer walk will be followed by a family fun day complete with bounce houses, obstacle courses, pony rides, music, face-painting, arts & crafts, a sensory tent,…
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La Decimoquinta Caminata Anual Imagine (Imagine Walk) y día de diversión familiar, Organizada por The Autism Project tendrá lugar el 30 de abril en Goddard Memorial State Park en Warwick, RI.

Warwick, RI – La decimoquinta Caminata anual Imagine y dia de diversión familiar organizada por The Autism Project, tendrá lugar el domingo 30 de abril en Goddard Memorial State Park en Warwick, Rhode Island. La inscripción para la caminata comienza a las 9 de la mañana y la invitada especial, Danielle North de WPRI 12 dará inicio a la caminata a las 10AM. El paseo de dos kilómetros será seguido por un día de diversión familiar completo con casas de rebote, cursos de obstáculos, paseos en pony, música, pintura facial, artes y manualidades, una carpa sensorial, comida deliciosa y mucho…
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Langevin: Nearly 60,000 Rhode Islanders Will Lose Coverage Under Trumpcare

WASHINGTON - Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today criticized President Donald Trump and Washington Republicans for moving forward with legislation to eliminate health care coverage for 59,400 Rhode Islanders over the next ten years. "Trumpcare is a great deal for the wealthy, insurance companies, and drug companies. It's a bad deal for everyone else. Under Trumpcare, 24 million people will lose health coverage, including almost 60,000 Rhode Islanders. This is wrong," said Cicilline, who serves in House Leadership as a co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. "Donald Trump promised to be a champion…
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RI Releases Nation’s First Statewide Standards for Treating Overdose and Opioid Use in Hospitals and Emergency Settings Naloxone distribution, discharge planning, and opioid-use screenings now required

Leadership from hospitals and emergency departments throughout Rhode Island joined Governor Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force today to release a first-in-the-nation set of statewide guidelines to save lives by ensuring consistent, comprehensive care for opioid-use disorder in emergency and hospital settings. “Ensuring that people who are living with the disease of addiction get the same high-quality care at hospitals and emergency departments throughout Rhode Island is essential to preventing overdoses and saving lives,” said Governor Gina Raimondo. “My heart breaks for each and every person who has lost a loved one to this epidemic. We need to come…
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Nuestra Salud Podcast con la invitada; La Neuro-Científica Victoria Rakel Heimer-McGinn

Victoria Rakel Heimer-McGinn Brown University Etapa Académica: Academic Postdoc Primary Scientific Interest: Neurobiology, Neuroscience or Cognitive sciences About Me: I am interested in the molecular basis of synaptic function and neuronal circuitry, particularly in the framework of neuropsychiatric diseases like schizophrenia and mood disorders, which are also accompanied by cognitive impairments. I am currently studying the neuronal correlates of contextual learning in the medial temporal lobe. My have expertise in molecular neurobiology, transgenic mouse models, microscopy, rodent behavior, and electrophysiology. I hope to apply my range of skills to the study of brain circuits that are relevant to cognitive impairments…
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RI First Gentleman Andy Moffit deliver remarks to mark World AIDS Day

News Podcast LPR News World AIDS Day 2016 The Rhode Island HIV & STI Prevention Coalition WASHINGTON — For nearly three decades every December 1, we’ve heard about the tragedy of AIDS. Activists the world over put a spotlight on the AIDS virus on this day. They encourage testing and distribute leaflets with information on HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, including how it spreads and how to keep from getting it. The United Nations Secretariat Building in New York is lighted with the red AIDS ribbon. AIDS has killed 35 million people since the start of the pandemic. It’s…
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Health

Paro cardíaco súbito

La historia de Owen West Que es un Paro cardiaco súbito El paro cardíaco súbito (PCS) también se denomina «muerte cardíaca súbita». Se produce un paro cardíaco súbito cuando el corazón deja de latir repentinamente, impidiendo que la sangre rica en oxígeno llegue al cerebro y otros órganos. Una persona puede morir de un PCS en cuestión de minutos si no recibe tratamiento inmediato. El paro cardíaco súbito no es un ataque cardíaco, aunque a veces se empleen los términos «ataque cardíaco» o «ataque cardíaco masivo» para describirlo. En un ataque cardíaco se reduce o detiene por completo el flujo…
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Education

A 16 year old teen, Owen West tells the story how he was revived by AED

Providence - Monday at his father’s law firm, Owen West tells his story about how he died two years ago from cardiac arrest at his high school. He stated the only reason he survived was because an AED (automated external defibrillators) was in the area and someone gave him CPR until the AED got there. “ My name is Owen West, I am from Cannon, Connecticut and this is sometimes a little tough to say but about a little over two years ago, I died; I had a cardiac arrest in the high school cafeteria when I was a freshman…
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