Aparna Nathan
Staff Reporter
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Healthcare exchange enters second year

This weekend, thousands of Connecticut residents will have a second opportunity to sign up for affordable insurance through the state’s branch of the Affordable Care Act.

Conn. biotech company in process of developing Ebola vaccine

A Connecticut biotechnology company hopes to be one of the frontrunners in the race to develop a vaccine to fight Ebola.

Quarantine seeks to “play it safe”

Although the test came back negative, President Salovey said in a Thursday email that the researchers would continue their quarantine for 21 days, in adherence to guidelines established by the state of Connecticut.

Protesters criticize U.S. global health priorities

Fewer than 24 hours after tests for Ebola on a patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital came back negative, students gathered outside the Yale School of Public Health to generate awareness of healthcare discrepancies between Africa and the United States.

Ebola threat puts response plans in focus

Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.

Ebola scare ends with negative test

After local, state and federal health officials scrambled to address a possible case of Ebola, they found that the disease has not yet spread to the Elm City.

Lawmakers discuss Ebola response

Connecticut legislators and New Haven public health officials gathered on Thursday — a day after Ebola claimed its first victim in the U.S. — to discuss the epidemic.

Study links deforestation, climate change

New research suggests that deforestation may play a significant role in the changing climate.

Report shows slow recovery from recession

A recent report on Connecticut’s economy indicates that recovery in the state may be behind that of the rest of the country — and posing a threat to the future of children in the state.

Businesses await reopening of State Street Bridge

State Street businesses will have to wait longer than expected for their local bridge to reopen and for traffic to return to normal.

School of Public Health research examines tanning addiction

Just in time for the end of summer, researchers at the Yale School of Public Health are hoping to draw attention to a less studied addiction — tanning dependence.