Dr. Grace Kong shares her thoughts in honor of National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month
- December 21, 2021
Thomas McMahon, PhD reflects on his long career in mental health care and the lessons he has learned working with children and families across generations.
- September 15, 2021
As part of a new program introduced by the Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) at Yale Cancer Center, and in partnership with the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE), nine community members from New Haven joined five research groups at Yale Cancer Center for a 9-month Fellowship in 2021 to bring community perspectives to cancer research and to learn about cancer research at Yale.
- November 24, 2020
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.