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2014-06-11 10:25:00

Lifespan Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. The study and its findings are published online in advance of print in the American Journal of Public Health. Lead researcher Tricia Leahey, Ph.D., and her colleagues chose to conduct a study among participants in Rhode Island's annual, three-month statewide health campaign. Called Shape Up Rhode...

2014-05-28 23:01:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has started a major renovation project at their Pawtucket office in order to make room for the newest generation of MRI - the 3T MRI. Upon completion of the renovations, RIMI will be providing patients access to three, out-patient 3T MRI’s throughout Rhode Island. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) broke ground earlier this week on renovating an existing suite at the Blackstone Valley Medical Building to house the...

2014-04-04 23:30:25

Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging announced that John A. Pezzullo, MD, will serve as president of the Board of Directors, Peter Evangelista, MD has been elected Treasurer, and Terrence Healey, MD will serve as Secretary. Dr. John A....

2014-03-18 23:01:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was just named a Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR) - one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging centers in the country to receive such a distinction. RIMI is the only Center of Excellence radiology practice in New England. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The American College of Radiology (ACR) has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) one of the first outpatient diagnostic imaging Center of Excellence...

2014-02-25 23:03:30

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) once again donated $2,500 to support the Providence College Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was pleased to once again donate $2,500 to support the Providence College (PC) Women’s Basketball Program’s fight to end breast cancer. The donation covered the purchase of the ‘Pink Out Friartown’ uniforms, which were worn during the February...

2013-12-02 23:00:37

Rhode Island Medical Imaging physician Damian Dupuy, MD, was chosen to give the opening lecture the 99th annual RSNA conference in Chicago, on December 1st. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 December 1st represented the opening of the 99th annual RSNA conference in Chicago, which is radiology’s premier scientific and educational conference in the world. Damian Dupuy, MD, was chosen to give the opening lecture before an audience comprised from the 55,000 attendees from all...

2013-11-13 23:02:59

Rhode Island Medical Imaging Emphasizes the Importance of Screenings East Providence, RI (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 To commemorate National Radiology Month, Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) would like to inform patients on the importance of screening for those people with certain risk factors. Diagnostic imaging is the most accurate testing available for many diseases and ailments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, and osteoporosis. RIMI created the first comprehensive outpatient...

2013-08-07 23:02:05

Rhode Island Medical Imaging was recognized with a Worksite Health Award for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to helping their employees improve their health and well-being. East Providence, RI (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) was recognized with a Worksite Health Award in the Exemplary category. Annually, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) together with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) presents the Worksite Health...

2013-07-26 12:14:25

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day A Miriam Hospital researcher has joined forces with international colleagues to call for new strategies to better manage and improve assessment and treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) infection in individuals who inject drugs. Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., an HIV specialist focusing on HIV and viral hepatitis coinfection at The Miriam Hospital, was the only American physician invited to join the expert international panel that issued these first-of-its-kind...

Social Media Linked to Poor Academic Performance
2013-04-11 18:51:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Could texting, tweeting and other use of social media hurt one´s GPA? That´s what researchers from The Miriam Hospital´s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine sought to discover, and the results are that the widespread use of social media among college students, which includes texting to chatting on mobile phones and even just posting status updates on Facebook, could take an academic toll. According to...


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