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1 hr ago | Live Science

Stop Testing 'Alternative' Treatments, Some Researchers Say

Some types of alternative medicine, such as homeopathy and Reiki, should not be tested in clinical trials anymore because the therapies are not grounded in science, and studying them is like testing whether magic works, some researchers argue.


Related Topix: Homeopathy, Medicine, Health, Reiki, Wayne State University

5 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

John Demos revives Colonial voices

As a 10-year-old, John Demos envisioned writing novels. A long-time American history professor, the Samuel Knight Professor of American History Emeritus at Yale University has instead written eight books on early American life from the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth in 1620 to the 1800s, primarily based on letters, diaries, documents and publications ... (more)


Related Topix: Tyringham, MA, Agawam, MA

10 hrs ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

DD2 student hits the books at Yale

Provided Jelani Moore stands outside Berkeley College, the name of the dorm he resided in during his three-week academic camp at Yale University.


Related Topix: Berkeley College, New Haven, CT

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Obama nominates S.F. lawyer to federal bench

Haywood Gilliam , a business lawyer and former federal prosecutor, was nominated by President Obama on Monday to the federal court in San Francisco.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Some think Ivy League schools stifle innovation

In his article "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League," in the July 21 issue of "The New Republic," former Yale University professor William Deresiewicz writes that he thinks Ivy League schools are making "zombies" of their students.



Bergdahl lawyer: Flood of support for former Taliban captive

Bowe Bergdahl, the former Taliban captive, has received waves of sympathetic emails and letters from Americans across the country, his lawyer said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Connecticut Post

Deaths from stroke and heart disease are down

At a glance Here are a few key facts about a Yale University School of Medicine study showing that hospitalizations and deaths from heart attack and stroke are on the decline.


Westport News

The controversial state Department of Education commissioner who led Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's school reform effort is stepping down just as Malloy's re-election campaign gears up for November.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Fairfield, CT, Standardized Testing, Education


Cedi can be saved - " Currency analyst

A currency analyst with Gold Coast Investments Limited, Sammy Kofi Ampah says it is too early for government to consider scrapping the Ghana cedi as a legal tender for the nation.



Deaths rise with shift from in-hospital to outpatient procedures for urology surgeries

As hospitals have shifted an array of common urological surgeries from inpatient procedures to outpatient, potentially preventable deaths have increased following complications.


Related Topix: Medicine, Urology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Meet the New Boss

KEVIN RUSSELL is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Yale University. He was an Iraq policy analyst for the Department of Defense from 2006-08 and State Department Governance Specialist in 2008-09.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News

Daily Kos

VIDEO: Mark Totten launches general election campaign against AG Schuette, Michigan's Ken Cuccinelli

Mark Totten started his campaign to be Michigan's next Attorney General in 2013.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Immigration Reform, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Steven G. Smith for The Boston Globe In halls of academia, medical marijuana an unwelcome guest

Thomas Burke Jr., a 25-year-old US combat veteran and Yale University grad student, has a physician's permission to use medical marijuana in Connecticut to treat PTSD symptoms.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Massachusetts, Medicine, Boston University


Dr. Steven Weisman Honored With Jeffrey Lawson Award For Children's Pain Relief

Dr. Steven Weisman, professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at The Medical College of Wisconsin, and the medical director of the Jane B. Pettit Pain and Palliative Care Center at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, has been awarded the 2011 Jeffrey Lawson Award from the American Pain Society.


Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, New Haven, CT

Teens Complete First Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy

Teens Complete First Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy Academy designed to boost resilience and self-empowerment The first class of the Tim Howard NJCTS Leadership Academy now has a heavy responsibility.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, North Brunswick, NJ, Mantua, NJ, Brigantine, NJ, Chatham, NJ


The emeritus professor of politics at Oxford on the importance of dissenting voices

Archibald Haworth Brown , better known as Archie Brown, is one of the leading British historians and political-scientists.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, University of Connecticut, Columbia University, University of Notre Dame

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Results delayed in army probe of former prisoner of war Bergdahl

An Army general investigating the circumstances leading to the capture of former U.S. prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban will need several more weeks to complete a final report, a military spokesman said Friday.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hailey, ID

Psychology Today

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

In 1990, psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer wrote a seminal article on Emotional Intelligence , defining it as "the subset of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions."


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Paul Rand

Paul Rand was an American graphic designer , best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM , UPS , Enron , Westinghouse , ABC , and Steve Jobs 's NeXT.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design, Pratt Institute, The New School


Report: Yale University expelled 2 students for sexual assault

Juliet Strauss said, "I think that's probably the right call. I think sexual assault is an extreme thing.