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Mapping the landscape of Asthma

Asthma was once thought to be on the wane, but in recent decades its incidence has soared. Yale scientists have solved a piece of the puzzle and hope their findings will lead to new ways to treat and even prevent the disease.

With a series of landmark advances, Yale researchers are unlocking the biological secrets that could explain why so many Americans are having trouble breathing. Recent findings lend support to a controversial immune system theory.

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A recipe for better medicine

Patients in different settings may receive very different treatments for the same condition. A push is on to standardize care and to use those standards to measure the best health and cost outcomes for medical services.

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A new prescription for Puerto Rico

A new prescription for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s popular governor and controversial statehood advocate, Pedro J. Rosselló, M.D. í70, has advanced pediatric surgery and the health care system serving his island of 3.2 million people. But statehood, a goal he has pursued since his days at Yale, has so far eluded him.

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