Yale GIM Fall Retreat Develops CHAMPions to Care for Patients Who Use Substances
- April 20, 2020
Cancer researcher Dr. Grace Kong hopes for understanding as people learn to work remotely during COVID-19
Dr. Grace Kong talks about working remotely during COVID-19
- February 28, 2020
E-cigarettes deliver their nicotine load into the lungs and include appealing flavors. Recent studies suggest that teenagers who would not otherwise have started smoking have been enticed back to tobacco products by e-cigarettes. Unfortunately, it takes years to see the consequences of any epidemic. "There's a huge uncontrolled experiment going on," said Stephanie O'Malley, PhD.
- December 18, 2019Source: Yale Medicine
A popular type of vaping device, called pod mods, look like USB drives and can even be charged via a laptop or USB port. Yale researchers in addiction medicine are concerned that teens may not know that they could be vaping with nicotine, a highly addictive drug.
- October 08, 2019Source: Yale Medicine
When it comes to vaping, “it’s not a matter of if your child will get asked, but when,” says Tricia Dahl, a research assistant at Yale’s Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science.
- August 22, 2019Source: Yale Medicine
According to a recent Yale study, inhaling vapor from flavored e-cigarette liquid exposes users to previously undetected chemical byproducts called acetals. As a result of the study, the authors hope the FDA will begin to study the short- and long-term effects of inhaled acetals.
- August 22, 2019
When it comes to e-cigarettes, the ingredients listed are not all that users are consuming. Yale researchers found that chemical reactions in flavored liquids of the popular Juul e-cigarette create unexpected chemicals that can irritate users’ airways.
- July 05, 2019Source: Mashable
Grace Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, is lead author of a paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research that looks at the proliferation of vape trick videos on YouTube and the efforts by e-cigarette marketers and stores to promote them.
- June 26, 2019Source: YouTube
Highlights from the June 12, 2019, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) congressional briefing on the potential public health crisis of e-cigarette use among youth and young adults.
- April 17, 2019
Campus community invited May 31 – June 1