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How Healthy are Our Homes?

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Editor's Note 

YSPH research helps change state law
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  • Social media as a platform for ageism
  • Infection replicated in laboratory setting
  • Veterans perform well as long-term caregivers
  • Curbing South Africa's AIDS epidemic
  • HPV infections and geography linked
  • Strategies to reduce hospital readmissions
  • Clean syringes scarce in St. Petersburg 
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Flame retardants
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Home Sweet Home?

Nine ubiquitous household toxins can exact a heavy toll on one's health.
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Toxic Protectors

Flame retardants are meant to keep people safe, but the powerful chemicals may be causing cancer and other diseases. 
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A Healthier Home

A researcher with a background in lead poisoning takes a holistic approach to safer, healthier living environments.
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Food Sleuths

YSPH programs monitor and investigate breaking cases of foodborne illness throughout Connecticut.
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Backyard Science 
Researchers are looking at whether bait boxes can break the transmission cycle of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.
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A Conversation with Gary L. Ginsberg 

A public health toxicologist in Connecticut and a lecturer at the YSPH sees progress in the amount of toxins that have been removed from people's daily lives, but believes that there is a new wave of chemicals to be concerned about.
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Health practice
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  • The end of an era
  • Alumni news
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YSPH Notes

  • Commencement 2013
  • Humanitarian medicine under attack
  • Recognizing excellence
  • Lux et statistica
  • Tomorrow's AIDS researchers
  • CIRA awarded new grant
  • Awards and Honors
  • YSPH around the world
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Battling HIV/AIDS in 1990
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Prioritizing HIV/AIDS research in 2013