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Yale alumni and friends gather in New York City for “Cities and Climate Solutions.”
- February 28, 2023
Veteran litigator and environmental advocate Rob Bilott discussed his long-running battle to raise awareness of the health implications of so-called PFAS 'forever chemicals' during a recent visit to the Yale School of Public Health where he spoke to Professor Vasilis Vasiliou’s Toxicology class.
- February 23, 2023
Yale School of Public Health Professor Vasilis Vasiliou discusses the Ohio train derailment and chemical spill and what public health officials can do to address the situation.
- February 06, 2023Source: USA Today
A growing body of evidence suggests that the air we breathe could be affecting our mental as well as our physical health.
- January 22, 2023Source: Inside Climate News
A series of studies show the appliances emit harmful pollutants associated with asthma and other diseases, prompting fears of a government ban.
- January 12, 2023Source: Caixin Global
Climate change constitutes the greatest public health challenge of the 21 st century. Consequently, climate change mitigation (i.e., urgent and steep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions) is absolutely essential to protect our health and that of future generations.
- January 11, 2023
The Yale Cancer Center Award for Mentorship Excellence was presented to Xiaomei Ma, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Co-Leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at the annual Yale Cancer Center Conclave on January 5, 2023.
- January 09, 2023Source: The Daily Climate
California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.
- January 04, 2023
Massachusetts AG Healey Expands Air Quality Monitoring Project to Track Pollution Levels in Pioneer Valley CommunitiesSource: Mass.gov
Massachusetts AG’s Office Provides Funding for Installation of Additional Air Quality Monitors in Environmental Justice Communities and Communities Along the I-91 Corridor.
- December 21, 2022
A recent study co-authored by Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Tassos C. Kyriakides finds that the daily consumption of extra-virgin olive oil could improve cognitive function in individuals with mild cognitive impairment