A new study suggests that if prison health providers ask women whether they have exchanged sex for drugs or money, they may find that more than one in four have, and that they are at especially high risk for health and social problems.
Destined to encounter patients with addiction to opioids, students from across the health care disciplines and from a number of Rhode Island’s colleges and universities learned to work as a team to save lives.
The film is based on Brown faculty member David Kertzer’s 1997 book, a historical account of a Jewish boy abducted by the Papal Inquisitor and converted to Catholicism — a case that helped fuel the rise of the Italian secular state.
A study in JAMA Internal Medicine reports wide disparities in the quality of care for Medicare Advantage plan holders in Puerto Rico compared to those in the 50 states. The quality gaps exist in the context of the territory’s significant economic challenges and low and declining payments from the Medicare program.