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Birth defects, cancer linked

Some children born with birth defects may be at increased risk for specific types of cancer, according to a new review from the Brown School and the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis.

Ellis receives Newman Civic Fellowship

Crystal Ellis, a first-year graduate student working toward a master’s in public health at the Brown School, has received a Newman Civic Fellowship, a one-year national fellowship for student leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges facing communities throughout the country.
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Six Tips on cross-cultural communication

Communicating well across different cultures, backgrounds and experiences is an important skill. Here, experts from across campus give tips on how to navigate these sometimes fraught conversations. Exercise patience “Consciously or unconsciously, a lot of us find it a chore to work with people whose English is not strong. Whether we want to admit it […]
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