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Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle factors nationwide

October 5, 2018
Food insecurity, smoking, physical inactivity, and quality of health care the top factors linked to cancer death disparity rates in a new Yale study.

Yale faculty member and other alumni win MacArthur Fellowships

October 4, 2018
Faculty member Gregg Gonsalves and alumni Vijay Gupta, Titus Kaphar, Becca Heller, and Okwui Okpokwasili are recipients of this year’s “genius grants.”

Five-year grant awarded to improve health outcomes in New Haven

October 3, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded YSPH affiliate Community Alliance for Research and Engagement up to $3.68 million over five years.

Editor to explore journalism’s role in alleviating distrust of science

October 1, 2018
Scientific American’s Michael Lemonick will speak at the Berkeley College Head of College House on Wednesday, Oct. 3 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

Minority medical residents face burden of bias during training

September 28, 2018
A Yale study has found that microaggressions, being asked to serve as “ambassadors,” and crises of identity common experiences among minority residents.

Neighbors hold key to the renewal of stem cells

September 27, 2018
Changes in neighboring cells — either by death or differentiation — trigger stem cells to renew, according to a new study by Yale researchers.

Genes explain why alcohol withdrawal is so hard on some

September 25, 2018
Variants in the SORCS2 gene are linked to the severity of alcohol withdrawal in some people who have European ancestry.