Uncategorized | 10:06 pm | May 28, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Prof gets grant to study gambling

Yale psychiatry professor Marc Potenza has been awarded over $400,000 to found a gambling disorder research center at the University. The grant from the Institute for Research on Gambling Disorders, to be administered over three years, will provide start-up funds for a “Center of Excellence” at Yale to study gambling disorders. Potenza will head the »

Uncategorized | 11:42 pm | May 13, 2009 | By Florence Dethy

On swine flu, ‘no news is good news,’ Lorimer says

Commencement should not be affected by the swine flu outbreak, Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer said today in an e-mail to the community. No cases of the novel H1N1 virus have been confirmed at Yale and there are currently no more cases of probable or even suspected swine flu under investigation, Lorimer said. “We »

Uncategorized | 10:29 pm | May 9, 2009 | By Florence Dethy

Swine flu confirmed in New Haven County

Swine flu has finally come to New Haven County.Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced this afternoon that 11 new cases of the H1N1 virus have been confirmed in eight Connecticut cities, including two in New Haven County. None of the confirmed cases is a Yale affiliate, said Paul Genecin, the director of Yale University Health Services. »

Uncategorized | 12:46 pm | May 9, 2009 | By Florence Dethy

Ten new cases of swine flu in Connecticut

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 10 new cases of H1N1 flu in Connecticut, Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced yesterday. Among the new cases, which brought the total number of confirmed cases in Connecticut to 14, were six Fairfield residents as well as residents of North Granby, Wethersfield and Glastonbury. None of »

City | 5:11 pm | May 2, 2009 | By Florence Dethy

Second case of swine flu is confirmed in Connecticut

A Middlefield child has become Connecticut’s second confirmed case of swine flu, state officials announced this afternoon. In addition, just down I-95 at Fairfield University, five more students have been identified with  “probable” cases of swine flu.  The Connecticut Department of Public Health said a child from Wethersfield is probable for the virus, too. Both »