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wildfire
July 8, 2021
As the U.S. lengthier fire seasons, research suggests mental health of survivors must be a focus

UCLA-led research finds that wildfire survivors face both mental and physical health issues during and after a major blaze.

Source: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Read Full Article
baby
July 7, 2021
Women who vape are more likely to have low-birthweight babies, study shows

Dr. Annette Regan, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health assistant professor of epidemiology, led the research, which found that e-cigarettes are not a healthier alternative to smoking for expectant mothers.

Source: Obstetrics & Gynecology Source: UCLA Newsroom Read Full Article
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July 6, 2021
Aging U.S. immigrant population poses challenges to state health care systems

Research team led by UCLA faculty finds that better access to insurance for aging immigrants would improve access to health care and reduce emergency room costs for users and taxpayers.

Source: Health Affairs Read Full Article
children
July 2, 2021
UCLA team awarded nearly $3 million for “safe return to school” effort

National Institutes of Health-funded project is researching how to increase COVID-19 testing access and uptake for children in underserved and vulnerable populations.

Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Source: UCLA Newsroom Read Full Article
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July 1, 2021
Voter suppression is a public health issue

A UCLA Fielding doctoral candidate takes on voter suppression, a public health issue that disproportionately affects communities of color.

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June 30, 2021
Research shows California Latinos hit hard by COVID

Researchers from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health have found the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic has consistently hit Latino Californians with case rates roughly three times that of whites in all age groups.

Source: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health Read Full Article
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June 30, 2021
72% of young children in California are screened for age-appropriate development, compared with 29.5% a decade ago

Despite gains, research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, show disparities in screening rates for children ages 1 to 5 across various groups.

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June 29, 2021
COVID-19 casts stark light on structural inequalities in California

Dr. David Hayes-Bautista and Dr. Paul Hsu, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, have found that Latino Californians are among the hardest hit by the pandemic.

Source: UCLA Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture Read Full Article
vaccination
June 23, 2021
People who have had COVID-19 may require only single dose of two-dose vaccines

Research by a UCLA team that includes Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, has found individuals who have already been infected with the coronavirus may only need one dose of the vaccine.

Source: UCLA Newsroom Read Full Article
dentist working on patient
June 21, 2021
Report identifies barriers to accessing dental care for low-income Californians

Dr. Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, co-authored a policy brief by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research that identifies factors that have led to disparities in Californians’ access to dental care.

Source: UCLA Newsroom Read Full Article
COVID-19 global cases
June 15, 2021
UCLA FSPH-led research finds connections between air quality and COVID vulnerability

UCLA FSPH-led Research Finds Connections Between Air Quality and COVID Vulnerability. Researchers also found that facemask mandates and stay home orders reduced the risk of COVID-19 by 15% and 8%, respectively.

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June 14, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 worldwide replication drives rapid rise and selection of mutations

International team that includes Dr. Christina Ramirez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics, has found the scale of variation poses a potential challenge for current vaccines and therapies.

Source: EMBO Molecular Medicine Read Full Article