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A state committee tasked with evaluating harmful chemicals called polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, delivered its recommendations to Gov. Ned Lamont on Nov. 4.
- November 06, 2019
Melpomene Vasiliou on the need for public health skills in environmental and climate change policy making.
- November 01, 2019
Today we spotlight, Kai Chen, assistant professor of epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Chen holds a Ph.D. (2016) and an B.Sc. (2011) in environmental science from Nanjing University. Prior to coming to Yale, he was a visiting scholar at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and a Humbolt Postdoctoral Fellow at the Helmholtz Zentrum München-German Center for Environmental Health. Chen is part of the core faculty of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative (CCHI).
- October 22, 2019
Taking a cue from the ancient Greeks and their deep respect for the olive tree and the oil produced from its fruit, researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health are hosting a symposium in December in the legendary city of Delphi to explore the many human and planetary health benefits associated with the olive tree and its products.
- October 15, 2019
Wilfred Agbenyikey Sc.D., M.P.H ’08, works at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of a team of experts implementing a mandate from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid’s and the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality for a quality payment incentive program.
- October 09, 2019
U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) on Tuesday called for banning a group of man-made chemicals widely used in food packing—at least until they are proven safe for humans.
- September 10, 2019
Undergraduate students from as far away as China, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates spent part of their summer at the Yale School of Public Health this year learning about the latest challenges and research tools in the field of environmental health sciences (EHS).
- August 28, 2019
Here's how to tell if your oil has oleocanthal, which a new study in mice found may help protect against cancer.
- 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.
- August 02, 2019
Climate change presents an unprecedented public health emergency and the global healthcare sector is contributing to the worldwide crisis, argues Jodi Sherman, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology at the Yale School of Medicine in a commentary published Aug. 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.