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Flu vaccine may not decrease symptom severity

April 7, 2015 • 0
The results of a recent study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases suggest that influenza vaccines, though preventive of the disease, have little to no effect on its severity.
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Oxytocin’s effects nuanced

April 7, 2015 • 0
An international team of researchers has found that the “love hormone” oxytocin has more nuanced effects on the brain than previously thought.
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Socioeconomic status, brain surface area linked

April 7, 2015 • 0
In the largest-ever interdisciplinary study of its kind, researchers have established links between low socioeconomic status and brain structure.
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Language affects value assigned to objects

April 7, 2015 • 0
A new Yale neuroscience research study sheds light on just how much of an effect language can have on the value people assign to certain goods.
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Science community considers PSE replacements

April 3, 2015 • 0
Following the announcement of the cancellation of the “Perspectives on Science and Engineering” program for all future terms, students and faculty are exploring the best way to fill the remaining gap in science curricula.
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Female nurses paid less than males, study finds

April 3, 2015 • 0
Despite making up over 90 percent of the population, female staff nurses are paid over $5,000 less than their male counterparts, a recent study from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California at San Francisco shows.
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Nonprescription drugs now tax-free in CT

April 3, 2015 • 0
Nonprescription drugs and medications are now exempt from taxation, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Wednesday.
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Yale lab studies impact of educational games

April 3, 2015 • 0
Amid the boom in educational video games, a game developer based in both San Francisco and Mexico is trying to set itself apart.
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New biology building may put trees at risk

April 3, 2015 • 0
When professor of biology Sidney Altman asked about what would happen to the surrounding trees — four massive oaks alongside the Gibbs laboratory — the response by the associate provost stuck with him.
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YNHHS campaigns against state budget

April 2, 2015 • 0
Yale New Haven Health System has launched a letter-writing campaign in opposition to possible Medicaid cuts in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget.
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Online PA program comes under harsh scrutiny

April 2, 2015 • 0
As one recent admit to the Yale Physician Associate program scrolled through his Facebook newsfeed on March 10, he was surprised to see headlines stating that Yale’s program would likely be made available online. Since the announcement, this student has chosen not to enroll at Yale.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Online PA program expands access, but at what price?

April 2, 2015 • 0
Earlier this month, Yale announced its proposal to offer a new Physician Associate degree almost entirely online. The program will likely require only roughly two weeks total on campus over the course of its 28-month duration.