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  • Yale Expert Leads Update of Nicotine Delivery Systems Policy

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have issued an updated policy, with regarding the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, is corresponding author on the statement published today in both Clinical Cancer Research and the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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  • Building Momentum: WHRY's Undergraduate Fellows Advance Women's Health

    Women’s Health Research at Yale mentors undergraduate students as well as graduate students and rising junior faculty members to ensure that the next generation of scientists and medical providers fully account for the health needs of women and sex-and-gender differences affecting health. Here are a few examples of what our former undergraduate fellows are up to now.

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  • Finding help on Coursera

    Professor Marney White’s Coursera class on establishing healthy patterns of behavior helps students build emotional resiliency and improved mental health.

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  • Podcast culture takes off

    Clinicians and researchers at Yale School of Medicine are starting podcasts to connect with audiences. One such podcast involves two prominent YSM faculty members who are also old friends.

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  • Tax increases on e-cigs likely to boost cigarette smoking among young adults

    In an attempt to curb the use of increasingly popular electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes, 30 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. have implemented taxes on these products. But a growing body of evidence suggests that, among adults, these taxes can increase cigarette smoking, a habit whose health effects are likely to be more harmful than vaping nicotine according to the National Academy of Science and Medicine.

    Source: Yale News
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