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July 17, 2015
From the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity: "CDC Recommends Food Waste Protocol Developed by Equity Center Researcher"
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July 16, 2015
"Is Healthy Living Only for the Rich?"

On July 29, FSPH's Dr. Roshan Bastani will be one of three panel members during a discussion about socioeconomic status and the quality of nutrition, longevity and healthy behaviors of Americans.

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July 15, 2015
Google Maps, smartphones play role in addressing environmental inequality, says Dr. Michael Jerrett

Everyday personal use of geolocation technologies, such as Google Maps, encourages a culture of addressing environmental inequalities.

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July 6, 2015
American Public Health Association (APHA) features Fielding School students

The Fielding School is one of several institutions featured in an annual APHA publication to showcase National Public Health Week events.

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July 3, 2015
2015 Fielding School of Public Health Faculty Honors

The Spring/Summer 2015 UCLA Public Health Magazine features honors bestowed upon Fielding School faculty for their tremendous contributions to public health.

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July 2, 2015
Obesity and the environment: An FSPH Center for Health Policy Research seminar

The FSPH Center for Health Policy Research will present "The Environmental Factors Driving Rising Obesity in California" as part of an ongoing lecture series.

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June 29, 2015
FSPH's Center for Health Policy Research study reveals unprecedented adult obesity rate

A statewide public health survey by FSPH's Center for Health Policy Research found that in 17 of 41 of California's counties, adult obesity rates are higher than the national average.

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June 18, 2015
Surviving breast cancer: FSPH cancer pioneer edits, co-authors new research volume

Dr. Patricia Ganz, FSPH professor of Health Policy and Management, edited and co-authored several chapters in the latest comprehensive review of breast cancer survivorship research.

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Father's Day greeting cards that highlight gender inequality experienced by fathers.
June 16, 2015
Equality in the Cards: Celebrating Fathers

UCLA FSPH's WORLD Policy Analysis Center launches a Father's Day initiative to highlight inequality in access to paid parental leave around the world.

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June 15, 2015
Green spaces and cognitive growth in children

Dr. Michael Jerrett, chair of FSPH Environmental Health Sciences, co-authored a study that suggests contact with nature may play a crucial role in brain development.

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June 8, 2015
Long-term care hospitals keep patients longer than necessary for financial reasons

Medicare payment policy encourages delaying discharges, a UCLA study concludes.

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June 5, 2015
FSPH: Celebrating Our Teachers

The June 4 event honored Fielding School faculty members who have been recognized by students for their outstanding instruction.

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