Articles by Madeline Stewart

Maddie Stewart is a sophomore from Boston, MA. She can be reached at

Swab Your Cheek. Save a Life.

In preparing for bone marrow registry drives, the Washington University Marrow Registry (WUMR) focuses on how to engage the student population in learning about and signing up for the National Bone Marrow Registry.  A constant concern is that when most people hear the words, “bone marrow donation,” they immediately flash to an image of a…

The Reach of Ebola

Dr. Mark Manary spent two weeks in Sierra Leone this past July and witnessed a “total disruption in society.” As of November 11, 14,413 cases and 5,177 deaths due to the Ebola outbreak have been reported. Actual numbers are thought to be much higher. But what do those numbers mean? Who are these people being…

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