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December 11, 2014 to December 18, 2014

"Life in America: Hazardous to Immigrants' Health?" -- An article on declining health status of immigrant groups in the US, first published in the Fielding School of Public Health Autumn/Winter 2014-15 magazine, was picked up Dec. 18 by EGPNews.com. It was previously published Dec. 11 by The Hartford Guardian, Dec. 3 by New America Media, and Dec. 2 by Medical Xpress.

"In diesen Ländern bekommen Mütter am längsten Elterngeld" -- A Dec. 17 article in the German website Online Focus references FSPH's UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center when comparing parental leave policies in the Europe and the United States.

"California Border Residents Grapple with Out-of-State Health Insurance Restrictions" -- Dr. Dylan Roby, assistant professor of Health Policy and Management, was interviewed Dec. 16 Capital Public Radio for his insight into the difficulties facing Californians who live near the state’s border and must seek out-of-state healthcare. Excerpts from the interview were also used in a Dec. 16 California Healthline article on the same topic.

"UCLA Study Authors Urge Greater Awareness of Older Californians Falling" -- A new study by Dr. Steven Wallace, Community Health Sciences chair and associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was featured Dec. 15 in a California Healthline article on the medical costs associated with senior citizens falling.

"Closing the gender gap" -- Dr. Jody Heymann, dean of the Fielding School of Public Health and director of the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center, spoke with American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report Dec. 15 about the lack of data on women’s and girls’ issues worldwide.

 

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