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Husbands’ physical activity predicts wives’ mental health

April 21, 2015
Marry a spouse who exercises. That is the takeaway from a new Yale study that shows that wives whose husbands complete more physical activity are less depressed.
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Entrepreneurship weekend awards thousands in prizes

April 20, 2015
For the first time, three leading entrepreneurial contests at Yale joined forces to put together one blockbuster weekend of business pitch competitions.
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UP CLOSE: Frugal or faulty? The cost of mental health in Connecticut

April 17, 2015
The theme for the day was health, and the budgets of the Department of Public Health, the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services were the topics of discussion. In short, they were being slashed.
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YEI launches new prize with tech firm Numenta

April 16, 2015
The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute is launching a $10,000 prize in partnership with Silicon Valley-based company Numenta, which works on machine intelligence.
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With rediscovery of dinosaur species, Peabody renames skeleton

April 16, 2015
The Brontosaurus is back.
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UP CLOSE: At med school, diversity lags behind the times

April 14, 2015
In the last year, the Yale School of Medicine has been hit with accusations of harassment, intimidation and bullying. But it is issues like promotion, tenure and largely white, male leadership that women and minorities struggle with on a day-to-day basis.
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Nurture, not nature behind somatic symptoms in teens

April 14, 2015
Parental criticism can lead to adolescent somatic symptoms, a new study has found.
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Numbers key in climate change messaging

April 14, 2015
In persuading people of the scientific consensus on human-caused climate change, a new study shows that two factors are especially important for increasing awareness — providing numbers and soliciting estimates.
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Fatigue in cancer patients can be predicted

April 14, 2015
Scientists may be able to predict who gets tired, and when, according to a new study from Yale that examined over 500 cancer patients.
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Q&A: Ethical persuasion of patients

April 14, 2015
The News spoke with Oleksandr Dubov to hear his thoughts on standard practice of decision-making in critical care, the power of framing information and how doctors should responsibly use that power.
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UP CLOSE | Tech life after Yale

April 10, 2015
Sporting a Dropbox T-shirt he had received the semester before at a technology career fair, Michael Hopkins ’15 gesticulated excitedly, laughing at his own outfit.
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Merck licenses new technology for $434 million

April 10, 2015
New Haven-based Arvinas has agreed to co-develop its novel drug development technology with pharmaceutical giant Merck in a deal worth up to $434 million.