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NUTRITION: UCLA School of Public Health faculty, community and business leaders joined together to give a corner store in East Los Angeles a makeover replacing unhealthy food with healthier options. The October 29th grand opening was covered by La Opinión, Univision, the Eastsider, Eastern Group Publications and ABC News. Michael Prelip, professor of community health sciences in the school was quoted.
Secondhand Smoke: A survey conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research at the School of Public Health that found that nearly 2.5 million California children are exposed to secondhand smoke in the home, was featured by multiple outlets. These included Oct. 27th reports in the Los Angeles Times and Riverside Press-Enterprise; Oct. 28th by KPBS-89.5 FM (San Diego), the International Business Times, the Los Angeles Daily Breeze, the Earth Times, and United Press International; Oct. 29th by the Asian Journal; Nov. 1st by the Associated Press, and Nov. 2nd by City News Service. A correction issued by the Center on the number of children affected, from 2.5 million to 966,000, was reported Nov. 2nd by the KNBC-Channel 4 website. David Grant, director of the California Health Interview Survey, which is administered by the center, was quoted.
Dylan Roby, a research scientist with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and assistant professor of health services at the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Nov. 3rd Desert Sun article about the drop in Eisenhower Medical Center's credit-rating.
Dr. David Heber, director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition at the School of Public Health, commented in an Oct. 27th U.S. News & World Report article about research on how hormones can affect weight loss and weight gain.