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Outliving the Earth: Breaking through Limitations on the Survival of the Human Race

Outliving the Earth: Breaking through Limitations on the Survival of the Human Race

Jessica Schmerler April 3, 2013 0

With the recent explosive levels of population growth, the human race must overcome a number of obstacles in order to survive. Researchers at Yale in a diverse array of fields have set their minds

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Tamiflu Unveiled

Tamiflu Unveiled

Selin Isguven February 25, 2013 0

Is Tamiflu actually effective against seasonal influenza

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Optimistic Outlooks: Positivity toward Aging Helps Seniors Recover from Disability

Optimistic Outlooks: Positivity toward Aging Helps Seniors Recover from Disability

Jiahe Gu February 14, 2013 0

Positive outlooks towards aging facilitates recovery in the elderly

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The Experts Discuss the AIDS Crisis: A Recap of the HIV/AIDS Panel

The Experts Discuss the AIDS Crisis: A Recap of the HIV/AIDS Panel

J. David McPeek February 14, 2013 0

Three Yale researchers met to discuss the nature and state of the AIDS pandemic, touching upon accessibility problems, breakthroughs in medicine, and hopes for the future

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Ruthless Microbes: The Greatest Epidemics in History

Ruthless Microbes: The Greatest Epidemics in History

Ananth Punyala February 4, 2013 0

History’s most notorious diseases, in increasing order of the chaos they caused

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Vaccination Decisions: Selfish, Selfless, or Both? Marketing to Mixed Motives

Vaccination Decisions: Selfish, Selfless, or Both? Marketing to Mixed Motives

Jessica Hahne February 4, 2013 5

Most medical decisions appear to be autonomous events affecting only the health of individuals seeking treatment. However, in the context of public health, popular perception influences individual decisions, which in turn determine the health

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Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

Samuel Nemiroff February 2, 2013 0

Dr. Sherry McKee investigates the link between smoking bans and alcohol abuse

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Alumnus Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark, B.A. ’03

Alumnus Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark, B.A. ’03

Payal Marathe November 2, 2012 0

As a Yale undergraduate, Jennifer Staple-Clark founded Unite for Sight, which has grown into an international organization that provides eye care and resources to hundreds of thousands

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What Am I Eating? The Infiltration of Genetically Modified Foods

What Am I Eating? The Infiltration of Genetically Modified Foods

Walter Hsiang May 9, 2012 0

Most consumer products currently contain some components from genetically-modified organisms, but the health and environmental risks of these products are still unknown

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Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

Katie Leiby May 9, 2012 1

Obesity is turning out to be much more complex than overeating and lack of exercise, as new research finds genetic, hormonal, neurological, and even immunological factors that appear to relate to weight

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