Sweeping changes designed to make the food more nutritious in a federal assistance program for low-income families reduced the risk for obesity for 4-year-olds who had been on the program since birth, according to new research.
In an opinion piece published in The Hill, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, calls attention to the measles outbreak as a public-health emergency.
Research led by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health examined the impact of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) on the risk of preterm birth and its associated costs in California.
CALmatters quoted Kathryn Kietzman, a research scientist with the Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, for an article about the senior care challenges that California faces due to the state's aging society.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about a proposed California law that would allow the state to collect health information of schoolchildren who have been exempted from vaccinations due to medical reasons.