Bullying is common factor in LGBTQ youth suicides, Yale study finds
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that death records of LGBTQ youth who died by suicide were substantially more likely to mention bullying as a factor than their non-LGBTQ peers. The researchers reviewed nearly 10,000 death records of youth ages 10 to 19 who died by suicide in the United States from 2003 to 2017.
Increased testing and fewer cases, but contact tracing still ‘ramping up’
As COVID-19 testing increases and the number of new cases of the virus is falling statewide — but climbing in New London County — Connecticut’s contact tracing efforts are “still ramping up,” according to the state Department of Public Health.
Is It Safe to Go to the Beach? Experts Weigh In
The unofficial start of summer usually brings a weekend of intangible wonder: a few days away, the first taste of the season, a dip in the ocean. But this year, amid the coronavirus pandemic, you’re more likely wondering about simpler things: Is it safe to go to the beach? And how can you be responsible while you're there?
“Risk of Resurgence” in COVID-19 Epidemic if Connecticut Reopens Too Quickly, YSPH Report Finds
As Connecticut tentatively reopens this week after a two-month shutdown, a new report by the Yale School of Public Health warns that if people resume normal activities and contacts too quickly there will be a “sharp resurgence” in hospitalizations and deaths in the coming months.