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Helping Indigenous women experiencing domestic violence quit smoking

November 17, 2022

A Yale-led pilot aims to fill a practical need among Indigenous women who experience intimate partner violence, a population of which 70% smoke.

Once COVID vaccines were introduced, more Republicans died than Democrats

November 17, 2022

A new Yale study found that once vaccines were introduced, the rate of excess deaths began to diverge along partisan lines.

The potential opportunities and pitfalls of telehealth

November 17, 2022

In a recent paper, Yale cardiologists emphasize the importance of balancing quality and equity with convenience in telehealth.

Health & Veritas PODCAST: The systemic roots of inequities in health

November 15, 2022

Yale’s Marcella Nunez-Smith joins to discuss her service in the Biden administration and the need for a broad approach to tackling racism in healthcare.

Zan, Zendegi, Azadi: Iranian protest stories shared at School of Medicine

November 11, 2022

Faculty, students, and staff gathered in support of members of the Yale School of Medicine community affected by the recent uprising in Iran.

Essential workers: ‘Sacrificial lambs’ of U.S. pandemics in 1918 and 2020

November 10, 2022

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 and the COVID-19 pandemic have an unfortunate thing in common: society’s decision the lives of certain workers are expendable.

Why eye contact is different in autism

November 9, 2022

Yale researchers have identified a specific region of the brain associated with the social symptomatology of autism using innovative new technology.

Role of nutrient may reveal target in fight against microbial infections

November 9, 2022

Insights into how a common antioxidant benefits cancer-causing bacteria have Yale scientists optimistic about developing novel infectious disease treatments.

Bypass surgery beats endovascular therapy for critical limb ischemia

November 8, 2022

A clinical trial founds that bypass surgery carries a lower risk of cardiac events among patients who are candidates for certain revascularization therapies.

Pop-up vaccine clinic finds the perfect parking spot on Cross Campus

November 8, 2022

A new “pop-up” clinic makes getting the updated, bivalent COVID-19 booster shot even more convenient by bringing health-giving vaccines to the heart of campus.