by Lucy Gellman | May 11, 2017 8:03 am | Comments (5)
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) announced it is following up on a promise to provide better outpatient care in New Haven—this time with same-day joint procedures, and a therapy regimen most people can do from home.
Continue reading ‘Groundbreaking Surgeons Break Ground’
by Allan Appel | May 1, 2017 7:23 am
King/Robinson Inter-District Magnet School fourth-grader Jayden Spell was handing out key rings, which he helped to research, design and fabricate, so that any time you “open or lock your house you think of women’s rights.”
Continue reading ‘King/Robinson Kids Think Globally’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 27, 2017 1:31 pm
As the rents in New Haven rose, so did HIV diagnoses among gay men, especially in communities of color.
That rise isn’t happening just in New Haven, learned AIDS Project New Haven (APNH) Director Chris Cole. It’s a national problem, and it’s not showing signs of going away.
Continue reading ‘The Rent’s Rising — And So Are HIV Cases’
by Crystal R. Emery | Apr 27, 2017 7:13 am
Crystal R. Emery of STEM submitted the following article:
In 2015, President Barack Obama said, “[Science] is more than a school subject, or the periodic table, or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then have the capacity to change that world.”
Continue reading ‘The Magic Of Science’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 26, 2017 2:25 pm
Tayrene Rodriguez jumped into programming headfirst when she learned that she would be building, attaching wires to, and writing code for a robot from scratch. Emiya Pearse didn’t, but found that her four teammates helped her get through it.
Continue reading ‘Girls Get Their Code On’
by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2017 3:45 pm | Comments (1)
In her 23 years as a teacher, advisor, and captain who takes her students out on the water, Kristi Otterbach said, she hasn’t sensed a moment so scary for the well being of Long Island Sound.
And she intends to do something about it.
Continue reading ‘DeLauro Rallies Sound-Savers’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 22, 2017 10:29 pm | Comments (2)
Twelve-year-old Solar Youth cyclist Jeremiah Godley didn’t think the fates were working in his favor Saturday morning. The sky had clouded over; it was raining intermittently. But when his Rock to Rock team leader announced it was time to go, he pedaled with all his might — and made a pact to himself that he wouldn’t stop until he reached the finish line, eight miles away.
Continue reading ‘Race From Rock To Rock Becomes March For Science’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 19, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (6)
When New Haveners march for science on Saturday, they won’t just be fighting climate change. They’ll be fighting for jobs in the state.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 13, 2017 5:40 pm | Comments (7)
If “Trumpcare” passes, Democrats said Monday, thousands in Connecticut will lose their health insurance—and access to lifesaving care.
Continue reading ‘DeLauro On Trumpcare: “Women Will Die”’
by Lucy Gellman | Feb 25, 2017 3:14 pm | Comments (7)
New Havener Bethany Wider knows what it’s like to rely on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). So when she heard rumblings of a grassroots rally to support the ACA in New Haven, she perked up, got her sign-making materials in order, and headed to the New Haven Green.
Continue reading ‘Hundreds Rally For Obamacare’