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Dr. Kenneth Chen Honored by Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Kenneth K. Chen, MD, was recently presented with the Department of Medicine’s Beckwith Family Award for Outstanding Teaching at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he is an assistant professor of medicine and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Chen is director of the Division of Obstetric and Consultative Medicine and co-director of the Integrated Program for High-Risk Pregnancy at Women & Infants. Details

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) to Focus on Women's Reproductive Health

Women & Infants has been awarded a $12.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to boost interdisciplinary research related to women’s reproductive health. (NOTE: This grant was previously reported as $11 million.) This is the first COBRE of its size and the only one to focus on women’s health. Details

March of Dimes Celebrates RI for Reductions in Preterm Birth Rate

The March of Dimes presented Rhode Island with its Virginia Apgar Prematurity Campaign Leadership Award for the state’s dramatic reduction in the rate of preterm births, a health issue closely tied to brain, lung, hearing, and vision issues in newborns. Details

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Recent Health and Wellness Blog Posts

A Natural Birthing Experience

As Tammy and her husband Jason prepared for the birth of their new baby, they knew a low intervention, natural birthing experience is what they wanted.

How to Relieve Pregnancy-Related Back Pain

Pregnancy is usually a joyous time but as the baby grows, it can put added strain on parts of a woman’s body, especially the lower back.

Moving For Two: Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise is recognized as healthy at any stage of your life and pregnancy should not interfere with this in most cases.

Diabetes in Pregnancy: More Common Than You Think

Sugar and spice may be nice for baby girls, but extra sugar in the bloodstream during pregnancy signals a condition that requires special medical attention.