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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.”
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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.
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In decisions, assigning responsibility is about more than the outcome

March 24, 2015 • 0
People give others credit for the outcomes of their decisions only if the decision itself was rational, a new Yale study has found.
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Animal rights activists protest use of animals in Yale labs

March 23, 2015 • 0
Students returning to campus yesterday afternoon were greeted by a choreographed demonstration outside of Old Campus of a protestor in a cage being treated by two others dressed in animal costumes.
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Lawsuits claim sexual misconduct by Yale physician

In two federal lawsuits, seven individuals have leveled new charges of sexual misconduct against a Yale doctor and the university that, until last year, employed him.
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Yale to offer all-online medical science degree

March 11, 2015 • 0
For the first time in its centuries-long history, Yale will offer an online degree.
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Global Health Justice Partnership calls for action to lower drug prices

March 5, 2015 • 0
Yale’s Global Health Justice Partnership has released a report warning the international community that scientific discoveries will not be enough to prevent the over 500,000 deaths that occur every year from Hepatitis C.
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CT bill would provide access to unapproved drugs

March 4, 2015 • 0
New legislation may expand medical choices for terminally ill patients in Connecticut.