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COVID-19 is here. How long will it last?

March 27, 2020
The Yale School of Public Health’s Virginia Pitzer discusses how soon Americans can expect a return to normalcy, and what we can do to prevent more outbreaks.

Jordan Peccia on how viruses spread

March 26, 2020
Peccia, the Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, discusses COVID-19 and the need to study harmful microbes.

Study finds declaring bankruptcy may not hurt future employment prospects

March 26, 2020
A new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham paints a picture of the financial lives of bankruptcy filers.

Yale leaders talk about COVID-19: School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund

March 26, 2020
Vermund discusses how the School of Public Health is responding to this crisis, and what — in his view as an epidemiologist — we might expect in the days ahead.

Causes of childhood obesity worldwide vary, Yale paper finds

March 25, 2020
The factors causing childhood obesity are quite different for wealthier and poorer countries, according to new Yale research.

Breast cancer screening costs high, benefits uncertain, for women in 40s

March 23, 2020
Despite uncertainty about the benefits of breast cancer screenings for women under age 50, estimated the national cost of those procedures are $2.13 billion.

Genomics study helps researchers better understand opioid epidemic

March 23, 2020
The study identified specific genetic regions that link opioid exposure and dependence to neuropsychiatric traits.