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MARCH 2017    Volume 100, Number 3

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY   [5-page section]
Political Correctness
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Grateful Patient Philanthropy (GPP) raises ethical concerns among doctors
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   RIMJ Readers' Photos
San Diego, California

OBESITY TREATMENT OPTIONS – AN OVERVIEW    [19-page special section]
Dieter Pohl, MD  
Guest Editor

Medical, Surgical, Behavioral, Preventive Approaches to Address the Obesity Epidemic
Dieter Pohl, MD, FACS

Diabetes, Obesity, and Other Medical Diseases – Is Surgery the Answer?
Dieter Pohl, MD, FACS, FASMBS; Aaron Bloomenthal, MD, FACS

Obesity Epidemic: Pharmaceutical weight loss
Stephanie A. Curry, MD

Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity
KayLoni Olson, MA; Dale Bond, PhD; Rena R. Wing, PhD

More than an Ounce of Prevention: A Medical-Public Health Framework for Addressing Unhealthy Weight in Rhode Island
Dora M. Dumont, PhD, MPH; Kristi A. Paiva, MPH; Eliza Lawson, MPH

Quality Improvement Processes in Obesity Surgery Lead to Higher Quality and Value, Lower Costs
Holli Brousseau, AGACNP; Dieter Pohl, MD, FACS, FASMBS

CONTRIBUTION
A Review of Anatomical Placement of Corticosteroid Injections for Uncommon Hand, Wrist, and
Elbow Pathologies

Gregory R. Waryasz, MD; Robert Tambone, MS; Todd R. Borenstein, MD; Joseph A. Gil, MD; Manuel DaSilva, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Subjective Cognitive Decline and Associated Health Problems among Rhode Island Adults
Tracy L. Jackson, PhD, MPH; Tara Cooper, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [8-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?
Working for You
Weight + Wellness Summit
Your Voice for 200+ Years

IN THE NEWS    [11-page section]
Lifespan Cancer Institute created; formerly Comprehensive Cancer Center

Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR), awarded first two Pilot Project grants

Southcoast Health unveils state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab at Charlton

$2.9M grant supports study of suicide risk assessment
Researchers at Butler Hospital, Brown University, and the University of Michigan to study novel approach

Richard W. Besdine, MD; Lynn McNicoll, MD, among leaders of national geriatric-orthopedic co-management program on hip fracture care

Research at W&I supports expanded use of cell free DNA prenatal testing
Study out of Women & Infants Hospital published in Genetics in Medicine

Lifespan Physician Group, Inc., participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

Kent’s Breast Health Center providing radioactive seed localization procedure

New VA clinical trial studies if high-risk cardiovascular patients benefit from higher dose of flu vaccine

Dr. Wen-Chih Wu publishes study showing sickle cell may confound blood sugar readings of African-Americans

500 area veterans enrolled in genomic research database

PEOPLE/PLACES    [3-page section]
Appointments, Recognition, Obituaries

BOOKS   
BOOK REVIEW
Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants
Amy R. Halt, MD, PhD

 

From the MARCH 1917 issue   [10-page section]

EDITORIAL
Medical Progress in Rhode Island

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Instruments for the European War

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Hookworm Disease in Rhode Island
Alex M. Burgess, MD; Percy D. Meader, ScM

MISCELLANEOUS
Rhode Island Hospital Club hears speaker on ‘The Romance and Terror of Aerial Warfare’
St. Joseph’s Hospital Staff Association holds 25th anniversary banquet
Medical Research Club: Ocular Manifestations of Cardiovascular Disease

NECROLOGY
Dr. Edward Stark Parker of Pawtucket

 
 
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