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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
  • Thumbs Up And One Down

    Congratulations to Lorenzo Sewanan, a Trinity College graduate now at Yale School of Medicine, for winning a poetry contest for medical students. Mr. Sewanan, a native of Surinam whose first language was Dutch, is pursuing an M.D. and Ph.D. in...
  • Patients may need better info when leaving hospitals

    Patients may need better info when leaving hospitals
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older patients may think they understand everything doctors tell them when they are released from the hospital, but a new U.S. study found several gaps in what they remember and areas where instructions could be clearer. Out...
  • Avoiding estrogen therapy proved deadly for nearly 50,000: study

    Avoiding estrogen therapy proved deadly for nearly 50,000: study
    Hormone replacement therapy has plummeted among U.S. women since the Women’s Health Initiative cut short its Estrogen Plus Progestin Trial in 2002, when study results revealed that women who took the two-hormone therapy suffered adverse effects...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • 100th Birthday For Toy That Inspired A Million Tinkerers

    Many a mechanically minded child growing up in the 20th century honed his or her construction skills with a toy Erector set — a collection of small metal beams, nuts and bolts, gears, wheels and other parts that could be assembled in countless ways....
  • A Yale Study on Sugar and Our Brains Stirs Up Controversy

    A Yale Study on Sugar and Our Brains Stirs Up Controversy
    Robert Sherwin was a little shocked by the stormy reaction to a study released in early January by his team of scientists at Yale University's School of Medicine. He shouldn't have been. Their report dropped smack in the middle of a nasty national...
  • Sandy Hook Commission Studying Mental Health Following Newtown Massacre

    After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre. Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
  • Yale Study Finds Smoking Bans Can Help with Booze Problems

    Yale Study Finds Smoking Bans Can Help with Booze Problems
    Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have come up with an interesting correlation between smoking bans and problems with alcohol. It seems that, if you drink too much booze and like to go to bars, you have a better chance of kicking that bad...
  • Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives

    Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives
    Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
  • Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

    Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine
    Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...
  • Q&A on fertility with Dr. Pasquale Patrizio

    Q&A on fertility with Dr. Pasquale Patrizio
    In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility." Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...