Pets don’t make your children healthy -- The San Jose Mercury News on Aug. 7 featured a RAND study about the health of children with pets based on data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Other media outlets that ran the story included: Quotidiano Nazionale, Forbes, EurekAlert, Medical Xpress, East Bay Times, My Informs, News Medical Life Sciences, Minneapolis Post, Scienmag, Press Release Point, Health News Digest, Health Medicine Network, AboNewscast, Patch Santa Monica andPatch Brentwood, MedicalResearch.com, Lake County Record-Bee.
The Redwood Times on Aug. 7 quoted Dr. Nadereh Pourat, Fielding School professor-in-residence and the director of ressearch at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, about an expected 33 percent premium increase faced by residents in many Northern California counties who have Covered California health plans. The story originally published in the Eureka Times Standard.
Numerous media ran a Cal Matters article on Aug. 2 that quoted Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, about whether a planned increase in Medi-Cal reimbursement rates will encourage more doctors to see more low-income patients. Other media outlets that ran the story included: San Jose Mercury News, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, The San Bernardino Sun, Los Angeles Daily News, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Whittier Daily News, Daily Democrat, My Informs and Voice of OC.
High Desert Daily and InlandEmpire on Aug. 9 and Highland Community News and MyInforms on Aug. 8 cited data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about physical fitness.