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Man-Made Meningitis: The Vice and Virtue of Science

Man-Made Meningitis: The Vice and Virtue of Science

🕔22:53, 18.Jan 2015

Last month, a former head pharmacist at the gland Compounding Center was arrested for his involvement in a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that occurred in 2012.

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Mystery Pandemic: Ebola ravages West Africa in deadliest outbreak to date

Mystery Pandemic: Ebola ravages West Africa in deadliest outbreak to date

🕔19:23, 18.Jan 2015

As Ebola continues to make headlines, doctors, researchers, and epidemiologists alike search for answers about this mystery disease and its tremendous virulence.

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A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

A Smarter Way to Track Nutrition

🕔14:03, 18.Jan 2015

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have recently discovered a way to find out in only one minute if you’ve been eating your fruits and vegetables. You might want to think again before sugarcoating your diet to your doctor next time.

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Catherine “Cassie” Tarleton (TC ’16): Uncovering a nascent interest in public health

Catherine “Cassie” Tarleton (TC ’16): Uncovering a nascent interest in public health

🕔13:52, 18.Jan 2015

Unexpected events in Cassie Tarleton’s academic career have led her to public health, specifically to serving the health needs of Asian American communities.

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Tackling Transplant Transportation

Tackling Transplant Transportation

🕔13:43, 18.Jan 2015

From ideas to reality, students at Yale are changing the way small intestine transplant procedures are performed.

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Unsolved Mysteries: The Enigmatic Mechanism of Age-old Antibiotics

Unsolved Mysteries: The Enigmatic Mechanism of Age-old Antibiotics

🕔13:39, 18.Jan 2015

Recent studies in the field of microbiology have overturned prior beliefs on the mechanism of action of antibiotics. These findings hold promise for the future development of antibiotic drugs for combatting the rise in superbugs worldwide. But first, the mystery surrounding antibiotics must be solved.

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Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

🕔13:18, 18.Jan 2015

The Hacking Health @ Yale event in October brought students and professionals together to produce solutions for current issues in healthcare.

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Death by Lightning: To Some Countries, More Than Just a Shock

Death by Lightning: To Some Countries, More Than Just a Shock

🕔21:09, 25.Apr 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa: lightning strikes a 9-year-old brother and his sister who had gone out to play. The boy dies in transit to the hospital; the toddler girl is blinded. The same storm destroyed six houses and damaged another 36.

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The Emerging Role of Urgent Care: How Medicaid is Changing Healthcare Delivery

The Emerging Role of Urgent Care: How Medicaid is Changing Healthcare Delivery

🕔00:17, 25.Mar 2014

A study conducted in Oregon reveals that Medicaid increases emergency room visits. Yale Professor of Public Health Howard Forman discusses the effects this could have on healthcare delivery models.

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Introducing The Next-Generation Condom

Introducing The Next-Generation Condom

🕔09:41, 30.May 2013

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a competition to develop the Next Generation Condom that significantly preserves or enhances pleasure, in order to improve uptake and regular use.

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