This year, COVID will keep some CT kids out of school, with no online option
FAIRFIELD - Lane Mayville had a great fourth-grade year on Zoom last year. He made new friends, earned good grades. This year, school districts will not be required to offer online learning, and Fairfield has chosen not to, for any students, so Lane would have to go to school in person.Source: New Haven Register
Mentoring key to equity, says Nii Addy, PhD, Director of Scientist Diversity and Inclusion
To build a medical school environment where underrepresented minorities can thrive, mentoring is key, says Nii Addy, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Yale School of Medicine's inaugural Director of Scientist Diversity and Inclusion.
New Program Brings Meharry Medical Students into the ‘Yale Family’
Six students were selected from Meharry Medical College, an historically Black medical school in Nashville, in a program designed by Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to provide them with research experience and career advancing networking opportunities. The students will work alongside Yale faculty members and residents, begin building networks, and deepen their understanding of careers paths in psychiatry, neurosurgery, and neuroscience.
Ban on Flavored Vaping May Have Led Teens to Cigarettes, Study Suggests
Analyses found that, after a ban’s implementation, high school students’ odds of smoking conventional cigarettes doubled in San Francisco’s school district relative to trends in districts without the ban, even when adjusting for individual demographics and other tobacco policies.Source: YaleNews
5 Worries People Are Having About Returning To The Office
If you’re dreading a return to the office, it’s not just you: About 1 in 4 workers currently working from home due to the coronavirus would prefer to stay fully remote, according to a March survey of more than 1,000 U.S. workers.Source: HuffPost
Bills to ban flavored tobacco products and menthol cigarettes remain on the table at state capitol
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Fruity flavors, eye-catching colors. E-cigarettes and vaping sticks are in. Menthol cigarettes are still hot. There are several bills being debated at the state capitol which are focused on getting flavored vapes out of the hands of teens.Source: WTNH News 8
As the pandemic fades, some Americans are anxious about a return to normal
When David Dudovitz ventured out to get his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine last week, it was only the fourth time he had left his New York apartment since the pandemic began, and he wasn’t going to take any chances.Source: CNBC