Avoiding sugary foods and drinks to fight fatty liver disease

The New York Times reports that the amount of fat and inflammation in the livers of overweight children can be significantly reduced by limiting sugary food and drinks such as soft drinks and fruit juices, from their diet. Fatty liver disease can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, Type II diabetes and other negative health outcomes.

APHA: Information on environmental health services for kids can be hard for parents to find

APHA’s Center for Public Health Policy reports difficulties in parents accessing information about environmental health services for kids, such as information about lead testing and asthma home visiting programs.

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Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior September Continuing Medical Education

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior September 2018 Continuing Medical Education

Providence Journal reports Hassenfeld Institute’s efforts in Lead Poisoning research

The lead poisoning research and prevention efforts of Patrick M.Vivier, Hassenfeld Institute’s director and executive committee member, are recognized.

Hasbro Children's Hospital April Pediatric Grand Rounds

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Fridays 8:30 – 9:30 AM
April 2018
George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital (Simulcast at Newport Hospital – Library Video Room)