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China's Public Health Perils

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  • Attitudes affect support for obesity policies
  • Climate, ticks and Lyme disease severity
  • New strategy could reduce HIV infections
  • Views of elderly as omens of one's own health
  • Health crises and windows of opportunity
  • "Mini-strokes" take higher toll on men than women
  • Drinking wine may improve cancer survival odds
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A rapidly changing, modernizing China is grappling with a host of public health challenges. Hong Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is a principal associate and senior health economist at Abt Associates in Bethesda, Md. He is also an associate clinical professor at YSPH.

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The Crossroads of Health and Development

Dramatic growth and higher living standards have come with a price for many Chinese, who are suffering from unprecedented rates of cancer, diabetes and other diseases.

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Olympic Air

Severely polluted air is causing serious public health problems throughout China and attracting researchers from Yale.

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Mountain Health

Yale public health and medical students help to create a health clinic (and now a hospital) in one of Nepal's poorer and more inaccessible regions.

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The Inspection Connection

A new Yale program is helping to train the next generation of leaders in China's State Food and Drug Administration, where the latest international trends and regulations for monitoring food, drugs and medical devices are discussed.

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Curbing the Flu (and H1N1, too)

YSPH research concludes that it would be more effective to vaccinate school-age children and adults in their 30s; the findings differ significantly from current federal guidelines.

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A Better Global Health Future

International health professionals attending Yale's inaugural conference of the Global Health Leadership Institute gain new ideas, momentum for their homelands.

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  • First job
  • A man named Parameswaran and my road to public health
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  • Charting swine flu and other threats
  • A day for alumni
  • Alumni News
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YSPH Notes

  • A new generation of public health professionals
  • A practitioner's practitioner speaks to graduates
  • Kristof, Sachs address global health issues
  • Infectious animal diseases focus of YSPH conference
  • Student awarded scholarship for women in biostatistics
  • YSPH names teacher, mentor of the year for 2009
  • Students bring health clinics to city's neighborhoods
  • Ruger named to CDC's ethics subcommittee
  • Babesiosis to be studied with $1 million grant
  • Opioid overdoses occur throughout Connecticut
  • Record keeping improved at Ethiopian hospital
  • New Haven's neighborhoods mapped for health
  • Mayne named new head of CDE division
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A lesser-known work of an architectural giant rises on College Street

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