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Program teaches scientists to communicate work

October 30, 2014 • 0
At 17 Hillhouse Avenue on Wednesday evening, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students in the sciences took a break from their research and threw themselves into improvisation exercises.
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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.
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Open payments law unlikely to affect doctor-patient relationships

October 30, 2014 • 0
As the Affordable Care Act enters its second year of offering health care exchanges, it brings to light the financial links between patients’ doctors and the medical industry.
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Ryan Boyko, one of two quarantined graduate students, goes public

October 28, 2014 • 0
The Yale graduate student whose fever spurred panic about the possibility of Ebola in Connecticut just under two weeks ago publicly identified himself Monday night on cable television.
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Epidemic may be worse than previously thought, Ebola expert says

October 28, 2014 • 0
People should not underestimate the severity of the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa, said Jamie Childs, senior research scientist and School of Public Health professor, at a Monday evening lecture entitled “Ebola Past and Present.”
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FDA Commissioner talks life balance, Ebola

October 28, 2014 • 0
Finding a balance between long-term planning and impromptu decision-making is crucial to success, said Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Margaret Hamburg at a Monday afternoon Master’s Tea in the Davenport Common Room.
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Everything happens for a reason, kids think

October 28, 2014 • 0
According to the study, published Oct. 18 online and forthcoming in the journal Child Development, young children prefer purpose-based explanations of life events, indicating a proclivity toward seeking meaning in both the social and natural worlds.
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Now altered, previously dangerous drug could treat diabetes

October 28, 2014 • 0
Researchers at Rutgers and Yale may have identified a drug that treats Type II Diabetes (T2D) in rats — but is already on the shelves for treatment of tapeworm infections.
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Q&A: Exploring the relationship between faith and medical treatment

October 28, 2014 • 0
The News talked to Mark Lazenby about the research that he and Mei Bai looked at to understand whether spirituality has any effect on these patients’ experiences.
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In elderly, mindset affects physical function

October 28, 2014 • 0
A recent Yale study has found that changing the way older individuals view themselves can improve their health.
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On quarantine, administrators’ statements contradict news reports

October 27, 2014 • 0
After news reports of a third Yale student being quarantined were released on Wednesday, Yale administrators could only confirm that there are currently two Yale researchers being quarantined.
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University issues Ebola-related travel restrictions

October 27, 2014 • 0
As a result of the spread of the Ebola virus, members of the Yale community will now face heavy restrictions when traveling to parts of West Africa.