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  • Life Lessons: Cancer Today and Beyond

    Life Lessons: Cancer Today and Beyond on CPTV. Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Learn basic facts about cancer as well as in-depth information you can use – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options.

    Source: Connecticut Public Television
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  • When cancer diagnosis causes spouse to retreat, seek support elsewhere, experts say

    It’s not uncommon for a cancer diagnosis to expose cracks in a relationship, says Ellen A. Dornelas, author of “Psychological Treatment of Patients With Cancer.” Some people are undemonstrative because they’re uncomfortable expressing feelings, mental health therapists say. “There are some people in your life that are just not good at providing emotional support but they’re great at watching the kids or fixing the meal,” says Dwain Fehon, chief psychologist at Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital. “We all know how frustrating it is to expect something from someone who is not the best to provide that for you.”

    Source: Hartford Courant
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  • Yale Refugee Health Program Provides Medical Home for Refugees

    Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students and faculty play a key role ensuring the approximately 250 refugees who arrive annually to Greater New Haven receive high quality health care and guidance as they transition to a new health care system. The Yale Refugee Health Program (YRHP), which seeks to provide a medical home for refugees, coordinates these efforts.

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  • A Promise for a Better Future

    What do you get when you teach students to ask new and important questions? Meet our current class of fellows and learn what they are doing to advance the health of women.

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  • Yonkers recruited to head Psychological Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital

    Kimberly A. Yonkers, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology (Chronic Disease), and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Director of the Center for Wellbeing of Women and Mothers at Yale School of Medicine, has been recruited to lead the Section of Psychological Medicine within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health of Yale New Haven Hospital.

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  • Zimbrean receives Fulbright teaching award

    Paula Zimbrean, MD, FAPA, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has received a prestigious Fulbright teaching award to implement a curriculum in psychosomatic medicine (consultation-liaison psychiatry) in Romania.

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