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February 7, 2023
Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in California experienced a rise in economic hardships during the pandemic
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January 25, 2023
Under COVID-era stay-at-home orders, household conflicts had direct link to poor mental health
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January 24, 2023
Telehealth, key part of pandemic-era care, should be accessible for more patients

Study finds racial, age, language and technology barriers are keeping many from optimizing remote doctor visits.

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January 9, 2023
Remembering Dr. Paul Torrens
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January 3, 2023
Long COVID patients and those with other illnesses experience similar, negative lingering effects during the pandemic
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December 1, 2022
"A Tribute to the Contributions of Dr. Steven P. Wallace to Aging Research"

The Journal of Aging and Health has published a special edition of the journal as a tribute to the work of the late Dr. Steven Wallace, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor

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December 1, 2022
"Lingering Post-COVID Impacts Similar to Symptoms of Non-COVID Illnesses"

Dr. Joann Elmore, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, co-authored research that warns of long-term effects of the pandemic on general well-being, even on people who have not had COVID.

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November 23, 2022
"COVID-19 is robbing Latino community of a secret weapon behind their success: grandparents"

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, about the pandemic's impact on older Latino Americans and their families.

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November 23, 2022
Latest shootings underscore gun violence as a public health issue

Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and Dr. Michael Rodriguez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, address gun violence as a public health issue

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November 17, 2022
COVID’s economic fallout increased risks for poor mental health

In UCLA CHPR study, Californians reported struggles with employment, finances, and child care during the pandemic.

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November 9, 2022
Aliso Canyon gas blowout: UCLA to study health impacts of one of the worst environmental disasters in Southern California

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has selected a UCLA team to conduct the $21 million Aliso Canyon Health Research Study

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November 7, 2022
"Little to no correlation found between immigrant entry and COVID-19 infection rates in the United States"

Health Affairs published research led by Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, and doctoral student Joseph Nwadiuko, that found no statistically significant relationship between border entries by visa-holders issued through the Department of Labor’s seasonal guest worker program and COVID-19 rates in 2020-21

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