Can "Sin Taxes" Cut Bad Health?
- Childhood ADHD, adult crime linked
- Patients arriving too late for stroke drug
- Many mothers-to-be open to HIV counseling
- Surgery residents satisfied, stressed about future
- Spinal agent is linked to complications, expense
- Waiting, waiting for hospital emergency room care
- Wide racial gap identified in hospitalization
The debate over soft drinks intensifies as policymakers consider increased levies.
- Ad for the Center for Consumer Freedom
- Ursula Bauer, Ph.D. '95, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola Co., in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal
- Kelly Brownell, director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale
- Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest
- Susan Neely, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association
- President Barack Obama in an interview with Men's Health magazine
- Ad for Americans Against Food Taxes
Do "sin taxes" result in better health choices — and should government be in the business of policing diet and lifestyles?
An advisory about antidepressants and pediatric suicidality demonstrates the challenges of accurately informing the public.
When it comes to HIV screening, questions of who, how and when are deceptively complex and the topic of fierce debate.
Taxing tobacco - Ursula Bauer, an architect of New York's steep tobacco "sin tax," believes that such levies are an important and effective weapon in the campaign for better health.
A public health professor widely versed in Russia's dual epidemics — illegal drugs and AIDS — turns his focus to policy responses in the city of St. Petersburg.
Will banning school vending machines help reduce childhood obesity?
A scholarship allows Heping Zhang to conduct research on two continents and help train a new generation of scientists.
Descendants of school's original benefactor impressed by "extraordinary place of learning."
- Hands-on public health
- Reading palms
- Health without reservation
- Alumni News
- Alumni Day
- Downs fellows reflect on research abroad
- Public health expert shares insight on community care
- Fletcher wins health economics prize
- City residents surveyed about their health, habits
- Professor appointed to global HIV research agency
- Professor emerita receives achievement award
- Researcher named top editor of scientific journal
- Museum exhibit explores infectious diseases
- Magazine names Mayne Researcher of the Year
- Students awarded for commitment to health
- Researcher testifies before President's Cancer Panel
- An evening of poetry for a good cause
- Tick research presented at international conference
- OCH pursues research with (not on) local residents
- Dean Cleary named chair of HIV committee
- YSPH students appear on Jeopardy!, Millionaire
- Challenges of climate change, public health outlined
- Minority students learn about careers in public health
- New book explores health, social justice
Serum bank gathered samples from Peace Corps, military recruits
YSPH students seek mosquito larvae over fun, sun in Caribbean