Students bring health education to community

October 12, 2005
While Yale professors face difficult questions, they usually do not have to take a stab at inquiries on the physical phenomenon known as “blue balls.” “Someone immediately raised his hand [in our workshop, and] the first question we got was, ‘What is blue balls?'” said Noah Dobin-Bernstein ’06, one of the group leaders for the »

Researcher fights HIV and AIDS with fortune cookies

October 7, 2005
Kathleen Sikkema is one of the few scientists who recommend using fortune cookies to promote AIDS prevention and research. Sikkema, an epidemiology and public health professor at the Yale School of Medicine, recently led a study that employed fortune cookie messages and other unconventional methods in an attempt to reduce adolescent risks for HIV infection. »