Health & Medicine


Yale responds to COVID-19

January 12, 2023

YaleNews highlights its coverage of how campus is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and how Yale experts are taking action against the crisis.

‘Sleep Week’ highlights the importance of a good night’s sleep

March 24, 2023

This month, Yale sleep specialists shared their expertise with colleagues to address the problem of health care workers getting inadequate sleep.

Bohdan Pomahac appointed Frank F. Kanthak Professor of Surgery (Plastics)

March 23, 2023

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, a pioneer in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery, was recently appointed the Frank F. Kanthak Professor of Surgery (Plastics).

Five things you may not know about seasonal allergies

March 23, 2023

There’s more to seasonal allergies than the sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes that come with spring. Yale immunologist Elise Liu shares research-based tips.

How runners stay upright on uneven terrain

March 22, 2023

Using a specially made running track and mathematical modeling, a new Yale-led study seeks to better understand this remarkable physical feat.

Excessive screen media activity and mental health problems in youth

March 22, 2023

A new, Yale co-led study of 9- and 10-year-olds found that those who spent the most time on digital technology were more likely to exhibit mental health issues.

Yale Schools of Nursing and Drama bring ‘Marys Seacole’ to life

March 21, 2023

YSN’s Simulation Team was recently on hand to help students from the Drama School stage a production inspired by the pioneering Jamaican-Scottish nurse.

Epidurals during childbirth: What to know

March 21, 2023

When it comes to pain relief during childbirth, people have options, including epidural anesthesia. A Yale obstetric anesthesiologist answers common questions.

Yale PA Online students gather for white coat rite of passage

March 20, 2023

On March 15, the Yale Physician Assistant Online Class of 2025 gathered on campus with family and friends to celebrate the start of their clinical training.

How incarceration raises risk of cancer, death — even after release

March 20, 2023

Two Yale researchers are working to understand why people who were formerly incarcerated are so much more likely to be diagnosed with certain cancers.