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Articles by Riley Davis (56)

Door-to-door programs like the “Do One Thing” program established by Professor of Medicine Amy Nunn advocate for screening and testing for HIV and other diseases in low-income neighborhoods.

Science & Research

‘Geographic lens’ may be key to HIV prevention

April 16, 2014 2 comments

In a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health, Amy Nunn argues HIV should be tackled through a “geographic lens.”

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Study examines feeding tube usage in patients with dementia

April 14, 2014 0 comments

For patients with advanced dementia, eating, and in particular swallowing, is difficult.

Drinking it in: Alcohol culture draws new scrutiny

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Drinking it in: Alcohol culture draws new scrutiny

April 9, 2014 13 comments

While students may see alcohol as less harmful than other substances, some administrators wonder if undergrads may be a bit too comfortable drinking.

Science & Research

Speaker calls for global access to health care

April 7, 2014 0 comments

“We are not the leaders of tomorrow, we are the leaders of now,” Samson Njolomole, Partners in Health external relations manager, told his audience.

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BELL offers ‘experiential’ learning

April 2, 2014 0 comments

Thirty high school students traveled to Kamuela and South Kona, Hawaii with the Brown Environmental Leadership Lab.

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PETA president discusses animal pain and suffering

March 19, 2014 4 comments

Pictures of adorable animals filled Barus and Holley 166 Tuesday during a lecture delivered by PETA President Ingrid Newkirk.

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Pregnant women with bipolar disorder face ‘extra challenges,’ study shows

March 10, 2014 4 comments

Women with bipolar disorder have more difficulties during and after childbirth than do women with other psychiatric disorders, according to a recent study.

Research laboratories opened their doors this weekend to allow people to engage with some of the technology that professors use in their research, including a robotic arm used to aid people with paralysis.

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Exhibits showcase U. research, scientific innovation

March 10, 2014 1 comment

The sciences at Brown threw open their doors this weekend and welcomed visitors of all ages, backgrounds and interests.

Arts & Culture

STEAM lecture examines connection between math, arts

March 7, 2014 0 comments

When people picture a “rhombic dodecahedron,” they might see a 12-faced geometric object. George Hart sees a sculpture.

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Undergrads develop passions across fields

February 24, 2014 1 comment

Hanna McPhee ’14 is doing what many other seniors are doing — completing her thesis.