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Black And Latino Children Have More Health Problems Than Whites

Black and Latino schoolchildren in the United States have «substantial inequalities» in their health compared with whites, according to a study published today in the magazine ‘ New England Journal of Medicine’. The research, funded by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, led at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and focused on the socio-economic conditions and health risks of […]Load more...

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AG Kilmartin Submits Legislation Requiring National Background Checks for Personal

Citing patient safety and the need for the proper tools to fight Medicaid fraud, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has submitted legislation that would require national background checks and licenses for personal care attendants. The legislation – H7442, sponsored by Representative Eileen Naughton (D-District 21, Warwick) is scheduled to be heard before the House Committee […]Load more...

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New Method Detects Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, developed a new method to diagnose early cancer of the pancreas. «We have high hopes that the method allows us to detect early cases (…) in a phase in which cancer can still be treated or stopped», declared a doctor of Sahlgrenska University hospital in Gothenburg, Karolina Jabbar. […]Load more...

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Doctors Reconstruct A Face Using a 3D Printer

A British man whose face was severely injured in a motorcycle accident underwent facial reconstruction surgery made ​​using three-dimensional printer parts. Stephen Power, 29, has become the first person to be operated with this technology . Power two years ago had an accident with his motorcycle and although wearing a helmet, the upper jaw, nose, […]Load more...

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New Device Can Reduce or Prevent Migraines

Cefaly is a band that is worn on the forehead and sends electric shocks to one of the nerves of the brain. The invention developed by a Belgian company, has just received approval from the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA), after several studies, the institution considered it safe and effective in the prevention and […]Load more...

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Being Born Small or Premature Can Lead to Infertility

It is increasingly clear that fetal development influences subsequent life events. Since the cardiovascular risk to the possibilities of developing different diseases may be influenced by what has been experienced in the womb or shortly after leaving it. Now, a study published in the journal BMJ Open, shows that the physical characteristics of girls at […]Load more...

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New WHO Guidelines for Sugar Intake

The World Health Organization (WHO ) wants you to stop eating too much sugar. Based on new guidelines proposed this week, WHO is encouraging people to consume less than 5% of their total daily calories from sugars. Current guidelines from the organization, published in 2002, recommend consuming less than 10% of total daily calories from […]Load more...

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A New Blood Test May be Able to Predict Alzheimer’s

A new blood test could detect with 90 % accuracy whether a person will develop Alzheimer’s or mild cognitive impairment three years in advance, according to a study released by the journal Nature Medicine. The research, conducted by a group of experts from the Georgetown University Medical Center in the Washington DC, found that some […]Load more...

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HealthSource RI to Open Temporary Contact Center in Warwick

PROVIDENCE – HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, will open a temporary satellite Contact Center at 250A Centerville Road in Warwick. The temporary location will open Monday, March 10, and will remain open until the end of April. HealthSource RI will open the satellite center to provide a convenient alternative walk-in location to Rhode […]Load more...