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Scientists Warn That Climate Change Could Increase Malaria Cases

Malaria affects millions of people every year. A group of British scientists and U.S. researchers warned that climate change could bring a significant increase in cases of malaria around the world, as well as the spread of the disease to mountainous areas of Africa and South America. The study, published in the journal Science, says […]Load more...

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Scientists Successfully Reprogram HIV Cells

In the world there is a very small group of people who is immune to the HIV virus that causes AIDS . For years, scientists have attempted to replicate this natural resistance. Now researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, in the United States, managed to genetically engineer the immune cells of 12 patients with HIV […]Load more...

Política

Ready to Learn Providence and Child and Family Service Agency

PROVIDENCE, RI (March 4, 2014) – Ready to Learn Providence (R2LP), a school-readiness organization working to close the educational achievement gap, has received a $75,000 grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) to fund Let’s Get Moving!, an initiative to help child and family service agencies train and support their staff […]Load more...

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MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFERS “FREEDOM FROM SMOKING” PROGRAM

PAWTUCKET— Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, in cooperation with the American Lung Association, will sponsor a workshop designed to educate and help people who want to quit smoking. The course will be held at Memorial Hospital on February 24, March 3, 10, 17, 19, 24, 31 and April 7, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. […]Load more...

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Lifespan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Launches Program To Target Upper Gastrointestinal

The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Rhode Island, The Miriam and Newport hospitals has opened the Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic (UGMDC) for the treatment of esophageal, stomach, pancreatic, liver and bile duct/gallbladder cancers. It is the only program of its kind in Rhode Island, and is designed to make diagnosis and treatment easier and more convenient […]Load more...

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Brown Medical Student Gretel Terrero, MD

LPR’s host of Medical Apprentice, Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, interviewed Gretel Terrero who is a 3rd year student at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University. Miss Terrero discussed the issues of premature labor and answered questions from listeners that called in. “Aprendiz Medico” (Medical Apprentice) is a partnership between Latino Public Radio, Warren Alpert Medical […]Load more...

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Invites Businesses

PROVIDENCE, RI (February 7, 2014) – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) announced that the call for applications for the 20th Annual Worksite Health Awards, which recognize Rhode Island companies with successful workplace wellness programs, is open now through Friday, February 28. In partnership with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, BCBSRI […]Load more...