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Rte 34 construction cause for concern

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Morning rush hour at the corner of College Street and North Frontage Road. Interstates 91 and 95 feed traffic‒an estimated 70,000 cars per day‒into the Route 34 Connector, then onto North Frontage. The third and final exit at York Street is closed because of construction, so now all drivers go through just two exits. Traffic flows west on North Frontage, also called Martin Luther King Boulevard,...

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A furry friend helps students, staff unwind

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For a couple of hours on a recent Friday, students, faculty, and staff at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, gathered around a three–year–old mutt named Finn, waiting for a chance to pet him and for him to lick their faces. Finn is the School of Medicine’s therapy dog, there to help people ease their stress and anxiety. As a poster announcing Finn’s debut put it, “Need a furry friend to help you unwind and...

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Used wheelchairs, walkers, and other medical supplies find new homes

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For William H. Rosenblatt, M.D., HS ’90, FW ’91, an “aha” moment came in an e-mail from a woman desperate to dispose of...

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Adding to the physician’s skill set: writing for the public

Adding to the physician’s skill set: writing for the public

From having a basic knowledge of neurochemistry to mastering the effective use of statistics, the skill set of today’s...

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A Nobel Prize for studies of cell trafficking

A Nobel Prize for studies of cell trafficking

As he neared the end of the day in October that began with an early-morning phone call from Sweden, James E. Rothman,...

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Yale celebrates its 23rd president

Yale celebrates its 23rd president

In his more than 30 years at Yale, Peter Salovey, Ph.D. ’86, has been a student, scholar, psychologist, and scientist....

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How Cold War nuclear testing launched the field of DNA repair at Yale

How Cold War nuclear testing launched the field of DNA repair at Yale

In the 1950s, U.S. Senator Prescott Bush, a Republican from Connecticut and father and grandfather to future...

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Nobels at Yale

Nobels at Yale

George E. Palade, Ph.D., who served on the Yale faculty from 1973 to 1990, and was the first chair of cell biology,...

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Roundup

Inflammation & disease

Everybody knows what happens when we get hurt or infected. The injured part of our body swells. That’s our innate...

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Melanoma survivors using tanning beds

About a quarter of those who have survived melanoma leave the sunscreen at home on sunny days, and some survivors still...

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Cancer patients: quit smoking

It may seem like a no-brainer, but Yale Cancer Center experts and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)...

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Pathway to new arteries

Scientists at the School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have found a molecular pathway that can bypass...

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