Yale Researchers Join with APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health to Expand New Haven HIV Prevention
APNH: A Place to Nourish Your Health, formerly AIDS Project New Haven, is working with Yale University researchers to develop an intervention that uses social networking apps to engage more young Black and Latino gay and bisexual men in HIV prevention.
Directory errors linked to bills for out-of-network mental health providers
Encountering incorrect information in the directory of an insurance provider is associated with use of out-of-network mental health providers and unexpected bills for outpatient services, researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health found in a new study.
Using Hydroxychloroquine and Other Drugs to Fight Pandemic
Professor Harvey Risch, M.D., Ph.D., is a researcher at the Yale School of Public Health with a specialty in cancer etiology, prevention and early diagnosis, and epidemiologic methods. He recently studied the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine (used in conjunction with two other drugs) to treat people infected with COVID-19 and concluded that the approach should be “widely available” in the fight against the current pandemic.
Strong Public Health Response in China Slowed Coronavirus Transmission, YSPH Study Finds
Swift isolation and quarantine policies as well as city lockdowns imposed by the Chinese government in late January 2020 significantly decreased the transmission rate of COVID-19, new research led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
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.
“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.
Pandemic Likely to Cause Long-Term Health Problems, Study by Yale School of Public Health Finds
The coronavirus pandemic’s life-altering effects are likely to result in lasting physical and mental health consequences for many people—particularly those from vulnerable populations—a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
Yale School of Public Health Graduates Called on to Serve, Lead in Age of Coronavirus
Yale School of Public Health graduates facing the daunting prospect of starting new careers in the midst of a devastating global pandemic, were reminded Monday that theirs is a noble mission and the time has come for them to transform their newfound knowledge into action.
In China, strict quarantine improves air quality and prevents thousands of premature deaths
Soon after coronavirus appeared, an all-encompassing quarantine put into effect by the Chinese government slowed the spread of the disease and saved lives, but the quarantine also produced another unanticipated health benefit.