April 2020

Visiting with your doctor by video

Many Yale New Haven Health offices are scheduling appointments on video during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that you can still receive the care you need while staying safe ...

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March 2020

Do at-home cancer screening tests live up to the hype?

You’ve seen the commercial. A talking, animated box lets you know that there’s a simple, non-invasive way to test for colorectal cancer in the comfort of your own home ...

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February 2020

What are the symptoms of a heart attack?

What do you think a heart attack looks like? TV and movies lead us to believe that people clutch their chest in pain and fall to the ground ...

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January 2020

The checkups you need at every age

Getting a checkup is not what it used to be. Twenty years ago, people had an annual head-to-toe physical exam that included tests and screenings, no matter their age.

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December 2019

Granting wishes for pediatric patients

Art kits and music toys and meal cards for snacks – these are a few of their favorite things! Children in the hospital always need some extra TLC, and you can help Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital lift their spirits with the 10th annual Wish Book. 

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November 2019

Movember: Moving the spotlight on men’s health issues

It’s “Movember,” when many men grow moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness about prostate cancer as well as testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.

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October 2019

From counting sheep to healthy sleep: The ABCs of ZZZs

Are you groggy? Do you nod off at your desk? Loss of sleep can cause problems at home or on the job, and can lead to serious or even fatal accidents.

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September 2019

What happens when your kidneys don’t work?

Your kidneys play a vital role in keeping your body functioning. But what happens when your kidneys are not working the way they should?

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