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Staloff '14: Our latest drug problem

In my five years working on ambulances as an emergency medical technician — both at home and in Rhode Island — only once have I seen a patient come close to dying before my eyes. To my surprise, the cause of almost-death was neither heart attack nor car wreck, nor stroke nor stabbing. Instead, it ...


Senior uses sports to mentor local youth

Varsity baseball outfielder John Sheridan '13 was just an 18-year-old playing baseball in Hawaii when he first thought of starting a baseball mentoring program. With support from the Swearer Center for Public Service and local organizations, that became a reality this past summer. Along with team members ...

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Alcohol, pot use on campus measured

Clarification appended. Most students at Brown drink alcohol, and just under half had used marijuana this semester at the time of last month's Herald poll. According to the poll, 84.1 percent of students had consumed alcohol and 41.8 percent had used marijuana at that point in the semester. Of students ...

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Receptor linked to cancer, research finds

Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital researchers discovered a process by which cellular receptors involved in signaling breast milk production in women may be linked to cancer. The team of researchers published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science journal, according ...

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Watson hosts conference exploring the 'Next Left'

The Watson Institute for International Studies hosted a conference, "The Next Left: Globalized Social Democracy in the North and South," on  Wednesday and Thursday to discuss how politicians can face modern global issues and crises. Held in the Joukowsky Forum, the conference was a follow-up to one ...

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