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  1. James Frazier, M.D., Joins the Sandra and Malcolm Brain & Spine Institute at LifeBridge HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... after earning his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree at Brown University. Dr. Frazier specializes in treating patients with brain and spine disorders, including tumors, degenerative spine disease, ...

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  2. 'MIND' Your Diet, and Protect Against Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | LiveScience

    ... to develop Alzheimer's disease, compared with people who don't have diabetes. In fact, researchers at Brown University have called Alzheimer's disease "Type 3 diabetes," given its connection to high blood-sugar levels and insulin resistance , ...

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  3. 'MIND' Your Diet, and Protect Against Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Live Science

    ... to develop Alzheimer's disease, compared with people who don't have diabetes. In fact, researchers at Brown University have called Alzheimer's disease "Type 3 diabetes," given its connection to high blood-sugar levels and insulin resistance , ...

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  4. Shulevitz: In College and Hiding from Scary IdeasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Drudge Retort

    Judith Shulevitz: Katherine Byron, a senior at Brown University and a member of its Sexual Assault Task Force, considers it her duty to make Brown a safe place for rape victims, free from anything that might prompt memories of trauma. So when she heard last fall that a student group had organized a debate about campus sexual assault between Jessica Valenti, the founder of feministing.com, and Wendy McElroy, a libertarian, and that McElroy was likely to criticize the term "rape culture," Ms.

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  5. RTP-based T3D Therapeutics lands $1.8M grant for Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Local Tech Wire

    ... T3D quoted Dr. Suzanne de la Monte, Neuropathologist at Rhode Island Hospital and Professor of Pathology at Brown University and a Principal Investigator on the project, as pointing out T3D-959's potential. "The recent failure of multiple drugs in ...

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  6. Fiasco Theatre's the Two Gentlemen of Verona Begins Next Month at Theatre for a New AudienceRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Schnetzler. Fiasco Theater www.fiascotheater.com is an ensemble theater company created by graduates of the Brown University/Trinity Rep M.F.A. acting program. Past shows include Cymbeline (Theatre for a New Audience/ Barrow Street Theatre ), ...

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  7. College Students: Stop Acting Like You're Made of Sugar CandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... they are as helpless and vulnerable as babies, and apparently just as easily entertained. The "safe place" Brown University provided for its students during the rape culture debate in another building was outfitted with coloring books, bubbles, and ...

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  8. Research Backs Schools' Decision To Ditch Outdated HomeworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Psychology Today

    ... is assigned. Dr. Robert M. Pressman-lead researcher on two homework studies conducted with researchers from Brown University's Alpert School of Medicine, the Children's National Medical Center and Brandeis University-explains the problem. "Just ...

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  9. New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Education Week

    ... of people, Bill Gates on down," said John P. Papay, an assistant professor of education and economics at Brown University, in Providence, R.I. He is the co-author of one of two new studies on the topic. "But teacher quality is not something that's ...

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  10. Analyzing 90 Years of Arab ComicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Al Bawaba

    Comics artist Fouad Mezher, whose work has been serialized in the iconic Samandal magazine, was also present at the symposium at the US university. Scholars and artists recently met at Brown University for an afternoon symposium about "Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture".

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  11. Genetics of Altruism: Is Blood Really Thicker Than Water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... who graduated from Washington University with a bachelor's degree in math and is now a graduate student at Brown University, and Xiaoyun Liao, a former research assistant at Rice University with expertise in mathematical modeling, adopted the model ...

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  12. T3D Therapeutics, Inc. Awarded SBIR Phase 2 Grant From The National...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PRWeb

    ... studies. Dr. Suzanne de la Monte, Neuropathologist at Rhode Island Hospital and Professor of Pathology at Brown University and a Principal Investigator on the project, said, "The recent failure of multiple drugs in clinical development for ...

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  13. Thunder's Rowley eager to put passing game to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    But rather than working in an office and wearing a suit to work every day, the Brown University graduate prefers to put on pads. Working for a Fortune 500 company would give him nowhere near the joy he gets from being an Arena Football League quarterback for the Portland Thunder.

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  14. Men's and women's tennis reaching midway point of seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Daily Free Press

    ... Patriot League) has won three of its last four matches. In their last matchup, the women were defeated by Brown University by a 4-2 score Saturday, snapping a three-game winning streak. Leading the Terriers were freshman Iryna Kostirko and sophomore ...

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  15. Universities sheltering students betrays idealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Washington Square News

    An op-ed by Judith Shulevitz published in the New York Times on Saturday chronicled a debate on campus sexual assault at Brown University last November that sparked a backlash among some students. The concern centered around criticisms of the term "rape culture" from libertarian writer Wendy McElroy, which student activists though could be difficult for some students to process.

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  16. Gone from the web St Stephens principal bans students web magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Hindustan Times

    ... comply with the authorities' whims," a senior professor said on condition of anonymity. Inspired by the Brown University Daily Herald, Stephen's Weekly was to be an online news portal with extensive reportage on college news and events. The first ...

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  17. Fellowship program brings recent college grads to Pittsburgh startupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Post-gazette.com

    ... across the country, will bring its first round of fellows to Pittsburgh this spring. Founded in 2012 by Brown University graduate Andrew Yang, Venture for America has grown from handfuls of fellows in Detroit; Providence, R.I.; Las Vegas; ...

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  18. Levinger Lecture: An early study of Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | PressReleasePoint

    MIT economist Amy Finkelstein will deliver the 2015 Paul Levinger Lecture, titled "The Impact of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment," in Sayles Hall at Brown University on March 26, 2015, at 4 p.m. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Many stakeholders in the nation's health care system are eager to learn what the impacts will be from the expansion of Medicaid as enabled by the Affordable Care Act. Through a study she is leading, Amy Finkelstein, professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been getting something of a sneak preview.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Turnto10.com

    ... the average weight loss is 4.9 percent," Berson said. "It's an evidence-based program, actually came out Brown University many years ago. It's considered the gold standard in preventing diabetes." Lilly just completed 16 weeks and will now meet once ...

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  20. Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mental Help Net

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Battle, an associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University, said in a university news release. In the study, 34 pregnant women with depression attended yoga classes for 10 weeks.

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