Topic: Health

UHIP improves timeliness, efficiency

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UHIP improves timeliness, efficiency

November 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Last week, Cranston Mayor and Republican candidate for Governor of Rhode Island Allan Fung released a television advertisement attacking incumbent Gov. Gina Raimondo for mismanaging the United Health Infrastructure Program, a Department of Human Services and Executive Office of Health and Human Services initiative.

At the annual Ceremony of Gratitude, medical students meet the families of those who donated their bodies to help students learn about anatomy.

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Med School promotes humanistic medicine

October 31, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At the end of a year dissecting and studying cadavers, first-year students at the Alpert Medical School host an annual Ceremony of Gratitude.

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University scientists discover link between glutamate, mood

March 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In an attempt to understand the effects that drugs like Adderall have on typical brains, scientists have found a relationship between activity of the neurotransmitter glutamate and mood for the first time, according to a study conducted by University researchers.

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CNE-Partners merger moves forward despite University concerns

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Following nine months of discussion, Care New England and Partners HealthCare announced a definitive agreement to merge Jan 25. The agreement raises questions about the state of Rhode Island’s health care system and Brown’s relationship to it. “Right now what we’re focusing on is helping people understand the issues,” said […]

The NaloxBoxes secure the Nalo-xone drug with a velcro strap.

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Anti-overdose drug made available to bystanders

February 2, 2018 1 comment

Six months after the installation of Rhode Island’s first anti-overdose drug dispenser, around 50 additional NaloxBoxes have been installed in different municipalities and cities in the state, said Claudia Rebola, NaloxBox designer and former RISD professor.

University changes student healthcare option

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University changes student healthcare option

September 20, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The University switched its health insurance provider, forcing some students who previously qualified to enroll in the new $3,615 plan.

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Slade ’20: Reconstructing fatness

September 10, 2017 1 comment

Growing up fat, I learned 1,000 ways to make myself smaller.

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Resources for women’s health vary across R.I. colleges

September 23, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Collegiate health centers are oftentimes the first stop for undergraduate women and female-sexed students seeking sexual and reproductive medical care.

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke to around 200 undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members on the determinants of health disparities along racial lines during a talk Monday afternoon in Sayles Hall.

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Students voice grievances at Paxson Q&A

November 17, 2015 3 comments

Many students used the Q&A to express discontent with the University’s health insurance costs and their contribution to racial disparities on campus.

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Med. director forms Chronic Disease Care Committee

March 19, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Navigating the transition from living at home to attending a residential college can be especially difficult for students with chronic health conditions.