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The Blame Game of Hospital Readmissions

The Blame Game of Hospital Readmissions

🕔20:45, 29.Mar 2015

According to Yale doctors who developed measures for Obama Care, socioeconomic status is not a significant factor in hospital readmission rates. Yale physician Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz explains why the backlash against these measures is misplaced.

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A Controversial Chemical: Yale study investigates the cognitive effects of BPA

A Controversial Chemical: Yale study investigates the cognitive effects of BPA

🕔22:48, 5.Mar 2015

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is in almost every part of our modern world, but we know relatively little about the effects that this chemical has on our cognitive functions. Recent findings from a team led by Dr. John Elsworth suggest that BPA may affect our working memory

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Fighting the Flu: Pathway towards a universal vaccine

Fighting the Flu: Pathway towards a universal vaccine

🕔22:41, 5.Mar 2015

New work from the lab of Professor Susan Kaech in the Immunobiology Department has identified a pathway in immune cells required for responding to influenza.

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A Neglected Problem in Global Health: The Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases

A Neglected Problem in Global Health: The Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases

🕔22:25, 5.Mar 2015

With rates of non-communicable diseases on the rise, the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative is partaking in a collaborative action plan to bring revolutionary public health solutions to Uganda.

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Old Age, Ill Health: The increasing negativity of age stereotypes

Old Age, Ill Health: The increasing negativity of age stereotypes

🕔21:25, 5.Mar 2015

Yale researchers have discovered that societal perception of the elderly has become increasingly negative over time. This trend could adversely affect the health of the older generation.

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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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