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YNHHS campaigns against state budget

April 2, 2015
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
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
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.
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Med school thanks donors’ families in service of gratitude

April 2, 2015
For the first time in its history, the families of individuals whose donated bodies have been dissected by Yale medical students were invited to campus for a Service of Gratitude.
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With CS50, undergraduate teaching role curtailed

March 31, 2015
Over spring break, roughly 40 undergraduates and graduate students were notified that they would be hired as the first class of Yale CS50 teaching staff.
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Other Ivies share in mental health concerns

March 31, 2015
Mental health and counseling services at Harvard, Princeton and Yale have strengths in different areas. But students at all three institutions share the view that their universities are delivering a lower standard of care than they believe is optimal.
Thao Do - winemaking
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With alcohol, responding more to less

March 31, 2015
The results of a recent study may change the way wine is made and manufactured for consumers.
Ashlyn Oakes - distraction
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With harder tasks, harder to be distracted

March 31, 2015
Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitter — how often do people end up on sites like these when working on an essay or problem set? A recent Yale study on distractibility may provide answers about what is happening in the brain when attention strays from the task at hand.
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Higher mortality rates for ADHD-inflicted

March 31, 2015
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
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
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
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.