Health

The New Rubbers?

by Alessandro Powell | Jun 13, 2016 3:03 pm | Comments (4)

I remember the first time I saw someone wearing earplugs casually. My friend Christa and I were at a rock concert at Pacific Standard Tavern, which boasts New Haven’s most modern sound system outside of College Street Music Hall, when I noticed two blue cones protruding from her ears.

My first response was alarm. Christa went to more concerts than anyone I knew. I felt betrayed, as though the earplugs were an admission that Christa really was not there for the music, just for the scene.

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Today On WNHH

by Lucy Gellman | May 30, 2016 1:27 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo The latest broadcasts on WNHH radio debate the efficacy of bike helmets and lycra cycling clothes, reminisce about the city’s now-dwindling jazz scene, explore food insecurity and mental health, and describe how to “upcycle” old clothes. 

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Doors Of Perception Probe Mental Health

by Lucy Gellman | May 25, 2016 7:19 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo When Matt Feiner sailed over the handlebars of his bike in a freak accident, the impact shattered his bones and his helmet, shaking him to the core. Regaining his mental health would take even longer than the physical recovery.

A deep blue pen — and later, collages, one for every day of the year — helped, sketching out his recuperation in real time.

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Today On WNHH

by Lucy Gellman | May 19, 2016 7:27 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Today’s programs on WNHH radio delve into one poet’s growing preoccupation with death, check in with the New Haven Health Department, and do some time traveling with the telegraph.

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Gesell’s 65th Marked WIth Summit On Childhood Development

by Staff | May 18, 2016 7:08 am

KARISSA VAN TASSEL PHOTO Peg Oliveira contributed the following write-up.

Current research points to social and emotional learning in the early years as a stronger predictor of lifelong learning. To share the latest information on emotional intelligence The Gesell Institute of Child Development hosted a Symposium on Social and Emotional Learning in Early Childhood on May 6 at the Yale School of Management.

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