Mindmap program aims to make psychosis treatment more accessible

January 29, 2015 • 0
A new program may make it easier for young people in New Haven and the surrounding areas to navigate the early stages of psychosis.

New YMCA opens on Chapel

January 16, 2015 • 0
Nine years after New Haven Fitness opened at 900 Chapel St., a new branch of the YMCA is taking its place.

Connecticut to receive senior food program funding

January 15, 2015 • 0
This year, new federal funding will allow senior citizens in Connecticut to have access to more nutritious food.

Regulate e-cigarettes, researchers say

January 9, 2015 • 0
The American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology released a joint statement on Thursday to discourage the use of electronic cigarettes, citing uncertainty regarding their safety.

Healthcare exchange enters second year

November 14, 2014 • 0
This weekend, thousands of Connecticut residents will have a second opportunity to sign up for affordable insurance through the state’s branch of the Affordable Care Act.

Conn. biotech company in process of developing Ebola vaccine

October 30, 2014 • 0
A Connecticut biotechnology company hopes to be one of the frontrunners in the race to develop a vaccine to fight Ebola.

Quarantine seeks to “play it safe”

October 21, 2014 • 0
Although the test came back negative, President Salovey said in a Thursday email that the researchers would continue their quarantine for 21 days, in adherence to guidelines established by the state of Connecticut.

Protesters criticize U.S. global health priorities

October 20, 2014 • 0
Fewer than 24 hours after tests for Ebola on a patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital came back negative, students gathered outside the Yale School of Public Health to generate awareness of healthcare discrepancies between Africa and the United States.

Ebola threat puts response plans in focus

October 17, 2014 • 0
Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.

Ebola scare ends with negative test

After local, state and federal health officials scrambled to address a possible case of Ebola, they found that the disease has not yet spread to the Elm City.

Lawmakers discuss Ebola response

October 10, 2014 • 0
Connecticut legislators and New Haven public health officials gathered on Thursday — a day after Ebola claimed its first victim in the U.S. — to discuss the epidemic.

Study links deforestation, climate change

September 16, 2014 • 0
New research suggests that deforestation may play a significant role in the changing climate.