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Travelers to West Africa face new restrictions

October 21, 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.
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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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CS department short on faculty

October 21, 2014 • 0
Last Tuesday, computer science department chair Joan Feigenbaum received an unpleasant reminder in her mailbox.
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Fat burning process uncovered

October 21, 2014 • 0
A brain pathway underlying the browning of fat cells may guard against obesity, a new study from the Yale School of Medicine has found.
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Self-esteem tied to aggression in male teens

October 21, 2014 • 0
A new Yale study may help psychologists deal with aggression among high-risk male youths.
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Neurotherapy more successful for some

October 21, 2014 • 0
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine studying obsessive-compulsive disorder are moving closer to personalizing treatments to individuals’ brains.
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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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Conference brings together law and public health

October 20, 2014 • 0
Experts from the legal and medical fields gathered on campus this past weekend to discuss the constitutionality of the Food and Drug Administration.
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Physics Olympiad hosts 200 high schoolers

October 20, 2014 • 0
On Saturday, 200 high school students from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts descended on Sloane Physics Lab to join in a competition designed to test students’ functional understanding of physics.
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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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On Ebola, Yale panel calls for solidarity

October 17, 2014 • 0
In the midst of a false alarm over the possibility of a patient with Ebola in New Haven, panelists at the Yale Ebola Task Force’s first event yesterday afternoon made a resounding call for solidarity and rationality in the face of the current epidemic.
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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.