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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Study links deforestation, climate change

September 16, 2014 • 0
New research suggests that deforestation may play a significant role in the changing climate.
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Report shows slow recovery from recession

September 3, 2014 • 0
A recent report on Connecticut’s economy indicates that recovery in the state may be behind that of the rest of the country — and posing a threat to the future of children in the state.
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Businesses await reopening of State Street Bridge

August 27, 2014 • 0
State Street businesses will have to wait longer than expected for their local bridge to reopen and for traffic to return to normal.
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Porter secures House seat

April 25, 2014 • 0
Newhallville ward committee member Robyn Porter won a special election to fill the state representative seat recently vacated by new State Sen. Gary Holder-Winfield.
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Smoking among mentally ill examined

April 22, 2014 • 0
Yale researchers are looking to address the issue of smoking addiction by focusing on one important population — the mentally ill.
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State struggles with placement of transgender inmate

April 17, 2014 • 0
The status of one transgendered teen in the custody of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) has triggered questions of both juvenile justice and transgender rights.
Students and faculty came together to discuss solutions to mental health issues from the perspective of members of the Yale community.
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Coalition hosts mental health weekend

April 14, 2014 • 0
This weekend, students, faculty members and administrators came together to discuss issues of mental health at Yale.