Latest General Medicine News
Kimberly Sue, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), talks about naloxone, the "miracle drug" that prevents people from dying of an opioid overdose. It will soon be available over the counter.
- March 28, 2023
The Department of Internal Medicine's A&P Committee helps guide faculty to the most appropriate track that fits their activities and enables them to be successful and find professional fulfillment.
- March 27, 2023
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have developed an alternative method to measure quality of life in veterans who seek weight management, eating disorder, and nutrition services.
- March 24, 2023Source: New Haven Register
Kimberly Sue, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), discusses the lack of support for people with substance use disorders.
- March 24, 2023
In 2022, adolescents with a substance use disorder in Connecticut utilized emergency services at twice the rate of adults (18% versus 9%) with comparatively low engagement in lifesaving substance use disorder treatments (1%). The Yale Adolescent Addiction Medicine Consult Service and Adolescent Addiction Prevention Clinic are bringing critically needed services to teens and their families in hospital-based, outpatient, and school-based settings .
- March 22, 2023
Jorge Moreno, MD, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), was selected by the National Hispanic Medical Association as a 2023 Leadership Fellow, in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and proven dedication to the Hispanic community.
- March 21, 2023Source: CBS Chicago
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued a warning nationwide for the drug known as xylazine.
- March 21, 2023Source: WTNH News 8
Overdose deaths are dropping in Connecticut, according to early data from the state’s department of public health. The initial statistics show that confirmed overdose deaths fell 6% in 2022 compared to 2021, but leaders are still waiting on the final results.
- March 21, 2023
Congratulations to the following associate professors who were recently promoted or reappointed.
- March 17, 2023
The United States has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, with nearly 2 million people in the criminal justice system facing potential barriers to accessing timely, quality care. Now, Yale researchers are finding that individuals with a history of incarceration are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer and are less likely to survive the disease.