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Higher mortality rates for ADHD-inflicted

March 31, 2015 • 0
People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder face increased mortality rates, according to a new study from Yale and Aurhus University in Denmark.
Caroline Tisdale - paternal
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Q&A: The Paternal Brain

March 31, 2015 • 0
The News spoke with psychiatry professor James Swain to talk about the implications of his research for fathers and their children.
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At Peabody, the Samurai re-examined

March 31, 2015 • 0
On Saturday at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, visitors watched as experts in traditional Japanese sword drawing and modern Japanese martial arts performed.
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Students, excited but cautious, respond to SEAS donation

March 27, 2015 • 0
All students interviewed were ecstatic about the announcement, but many were careful to temper their enthusiasm — even with the donation, CS at Yale is far from where it needs to be, they said.
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In MH&C, the session limit does not exist

March 27, 2015 • 0
As students and administrators focus on the state of Yale’s mental health resources, questions of availability have become particularly contentious — namely, whether students are allowed more than 12 visits to Mental Health & Counseling per year. The short answer is yes, they are.
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PA students and alumni oppose online degree

March 27, 2015 • 0
The majority of current and recently graduated physician associates at the Yale School of Medicine are opposed to the creation of an online version of their degree, according to a poll conducted by a recent graduate of the program.
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SEAS receives $20 million donation

March 26, 2015 • 0
The donations come with an agreement that the University’s Computer Science Department will move into SEAS. The department will add five new faculty positions, increasing its size by 25 percent.
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YNHHS cuts costs by $125 million

March 25, 2015 • 0
Yale New Haven Health System has reduced its operating costs by $125 million dollars in just two years by reducing variations in quality of care.
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On third try, assisted suicide bill takes different tack

March 25, 2015 • 0
Karen Banks has testified three times in two years against the same bill. Known as HB 7015 in its current incarnation, the bill is making its third appearance in the Connecticut legislature in the past two years. In its past two iterations, the bill was defeated.
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For children, acting and reality blur

March 24, 2015 • 0
A new Yale study may offer an explanation for why a six-year-old can love Steve Burns’s larger-than-life performance in “Blue’s Clues” and be unimpressed by Chiwetel Ejiofor in “12 Years a Slave.”
WED - health impact fund
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Pharmaceutical incentives cost lives, Yale professor says

March 24, 2015 • 0
A Yale paper published online on Feb. 11 in the Journal of Global Health argues that implementation of a new agency to fund pharmaceutical companies could have decreased the severity of the recent Ebola outbreak.
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Gut bacteria transfer lowers diabetes risk

March 24, 2015 • 0
The risk of developing type I diabetes may be lowered through the transfer of gut bacteria from a less susceptible donor, a new study shows.