Tue 25 Apr | Medscape

Many men have no discussion of pros and cons before PSA test

"The fact that 30 percent of men in 2014 still weren't being fully educated about both risks and benefits of prostate-specific antigen testing was a concerning finding," said George Turini III, a clinical instructor at the Warren Alpert Medical School and lead author of the study.
Mon 24 Apr | Providence Business News

Five Questions With: Dr. Brian R. Ott

Dr. Brian R. Ott of the Warren Alpert Medical School spoke with Providence Business News about a new clinical trial that will test whether a new drug can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. He is a lead investigator in the Rhode Island Hospital trial.
Mon 24 Apr | Providence Business News

Dr. Deborah Myers receives Distinguished Surgeon Award

Dr. Deborah Myers is the recipient of the Distinguished Surgeon Award at the 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. Myers is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School.
Mon 24 Apr | International Business Times

White wine linked to rosacea

A new study from researchers at Brown University suggests that women who drink white wine are at an increased risk for developing the skin condition rosacea.
Mon 24 Apr | CIO

How diversity drives innovation and results

Sandra Smith of Brown University wrote an op-ed about how increasing diversity can propel companies forward. Smith is a program director in Brown's Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership program.
Sun 23 Apr | The Providence Journal

Virtual detox new reality in R.I. alcoholism rehab

Dr. Alan Gordon of the Warren Alpert Medical School came with the idea for a new detoxification program where people suffering from alcoholism can get the help they need from the comfort of their own home. The program is currently in the pilot stage, but it has already helped 17 people.
Fri 21 Apr | Providence Monthly

The Lovers' Tomb

Love lasts forever at the Annmary Brown Memorial, Brown University's two-in-one art gallery and mausoleum.
Wed 19 Apr | Foreign Affairs

The liberal order is rigged

Jeff Colgan, associate professor of political science, co-authored an article about the rise of populism around the world and how to save the "liberal order."
Wed 19 Apr | The Providence Journal

Brown University poll: R.I.’s Kent County gives Trump a thumbs-up

Brown University took a statistical snapshot earlier this month of five very different political landscapes across the United States — including Kent County, Rhode Island — and found that President Donald Trump is still riding the popularity of his “America First” agenda, despite the daily controversies nipping at his heels.
Wed 19 Apr | The Providence Journal

Health coverage exclusions inflate costs

Andrew S. Brem, professor emeritus of pediatrics, wrote an op-ed arguing that congressional Republican leaders seeking to rewrite the Affordable Care Act could set a dangerous precedent if their latest idea comes to the healthcare market.
Wed 19 Apr | Education Week

What students should know about syria

An article about how teachers can address the conflict in Syria within classrooms mentions that lesson plans that are available on sensitive topics through Brown University's Choices Program.
Tue 18 Apr | Inside Higher Ed

Travel ban legality

Corey Brettschneider, professor of political science at Brown University, discusses the legality of the travel restrictions placed by the executive order on immigration.
Mon 17 Apr | Providence Business News

Five Questions With: Rena Wing

Rena Wing, professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School, spoke with PBN about a $2.8 million grant to study gestational diabetes mellitus among women and how the research will be conducted.
Mon 17 Apr | The Boston Globe

In the twilight of the Castros

Stephen Kinzer, senior fellow at the Watson Institute, wrote an op-ed about the cultural freedom Cuba has undergone and the challenges the country faces ahead.

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