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Researchers at Western Connecticut State University have confirmed there is an exotic new tick that could be feasting on animals in Connecticut.

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Yale University’s Peabody Museum of Natural History has received a $160 million donation from an alumnus.

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Race plays a factor when doctors prescribe opioids to treat chronic pain. That’s the finding of a new study from Yale University. 

Researchers say black patients, who receive opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and Percocet for long-term treatment, are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drug use.  

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Scientists at several schools, including Yale University, have identified one part of the brain that activates when we have spiritual experiences.

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A new study from Yale University shows that where people live may affect their well-being.

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