NYU makes tuition free for all medical students08/18/2018 04:22New York University is offering free tuition for all of its medical students.Other schools have instituted similar programs, but NYU is the first to provide full tuition for all students without considering merit or financial need.Dr. Rafael Rivera, associate dean for admissions and financial aid, said the program goes further than other forms of financial aid, which require students to apply before finding out about their support...
Arrest after 'mass overdose' in USA park08/17/2018 05:27Numerous overdoses occurred on or near the New Haven Green, a large downtown park, and could be linked to "K2" synthetic marijuana that was laced with another drug, New Haven Fire Chief John Alston told reporters at a news conference Wednesday.At least 76 overdoses occurred in New Haven, Connecticut, over a 24-hour period, WVIT-TV reported...
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Over 20 States, Including New Jersey, Pennsylvania08/16/2018 05:53The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says its monitoring measles outbreaks in 21 states, including MI and Indiana.Measles, also known as rubeola, is a highly contagious, airborne virus that spreads through respiratory droplets, especially coughing and sneezing.Two of the cases were reported in children under the age of one in New Haven county...
Two human cases of West Nile reported in the state08/12/2018 17:38Additionally, on August 6, the Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed six additional cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's 2018 total to 13 so far.A mosquito in MetroWest has tested positive to West Nile Virus, according to the Wayland Health Department.The risk of West Nile virus infection is at a level not seen since 2012 when an outbreak infected 290 IL residents, the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District announced Thursday...
Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus08/09/2018 03:00The first appearance of West Nile was in late-July, with a crow in Sarnia testing positive for the virus.West Nile virus is a disease that is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito.Cover up with light-colored clothes, long sleeves and trousers when outdoors or while in areas where mosquito activity is high...