Andrea Ouyang
Staff Reporter
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Haze found as key element in urban heat island effect in China

Researchers at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Science discovered that haze pollution caused by aerosol particles plays a surprising role in the urban heat island effect, a phenomenon in which city centers are significantly warmer than surrounding rural areas. UHI, which is more apparent during the night, can contribute to heat stress on urban residents.

#SleepRevolution advocates sleep prioritization

As midterm season evolves into finals week, sleep — or the lack thereof — is a pervasive complaint among students.

Students call for Clinton support

On Wednesday evening in the Branford Mendell room, a dozen Yalies gathered around a table, their phones and laptops at the ready. The students, all […]

First Zika case confirmed in CT

State officials encouraged vigilance when traveling to areas affected by Zika virus, but reassured Connecticut residents that there is minimal risk of transmission.

Screening program hopes to aid veteran homelessness

For the past year, a screening program at the West Haven campus of the Veterans’ Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System has been connecting homeless veterans with housing and clinical services to assist with cognitive and functional impairments. The program, the first of its kind, has so far been an overall success for connecting veterans to resources, according to Theddeus Iheanacho, professor of psychiatry. The program has helped an average of eight veterans per month.

Care plans wanted by cancer survivors

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Cancer Center published a study which sheds light on the needs of cancer survivors nearly a decade out from their initial diagnosis.

Study shows alcohol more harmful for people with HIV

A Yale-affiliated study found that individuals with human immunodeficiency virus experience more negative effects from alcohol use than individuals without HIV.

State sued over quarantine practices that impacted YSPH students

Yale Law School students announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit against the state of Connecticut challenging the legality of the fall 2014 quarantine of 13 individuals.

YSM program to fight addiction, recidivism

Three hundred inmates with a history of substance abuse will soon be connected with resources and treatment to help them transition back to life in New Haven, thanks to a new collaboration between professors at the Yale School of Medicine and state agencies.

Less radioactivity deemed possible for PET/CT scans

A recent study by the Yale School of Medicine could help lower radiation exposure during PET/CT scans, a medical imaging technique that produces functional images of the body.

Psychiatric group discusses psychedelic treatments

The Yale Psychedelic Science Group gathered for the first time Tuesday evening at the Yale School of Medicine, marking the inaugural session of a seminar series on the therapeutic use of psychedelic substances in academic research and clinical psychiatry.