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Aerial photo of Rio with Christ the Redeemer statue in foreground
June 3, 2015
Has Brazil found the way to better health care?

World’s fifth-largest nation has made rapid progress toward universal coverage, notes FSPH professor James Macinko.

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May 28, 2015
One in 5 women with breast cancer don’t know about test results that might help them avoid chemo

Center for Health Policy Research-led study also finds that Hispanic women are twice as likely to have unnecessary treatment.

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May 28, 2015
Community Partners In Care receives 2015 CCPH Annual Award

A collaborative research project involving FSPH professors has been recognized for its work finding ways to improve depression care in vulnerable populations.

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May 21, 2015
2015 FSPH Student Honors and Awards Reception

On May 20, 2015, FSPH celebrated the many accomplishments of our outstanding students in our annual Honors and Awards Reception.

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May 21, 2015
Big gains in number of California children with health insurance and regular dental care

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research findings show significant gains over the past decade, but disparities persist.

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May 18, 2015
Twitter could provide valuable details about transgender health needs, UCLA-led study finds

A study co-authored by Community Health Sciences PhD student Evan Krueger suggests social media can provide insight into the health and social needs of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

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May 15, 2015
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May 8, 2015
Q&A: Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, MPH '93

On May 16, Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, the executive director of Esperanza Community Housing Corporation received the 2015 UCLA Award for Community Service.

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April 28, 2015
Californians and chronic disease: 11.4 million adults in state have a chronic condition

A new almanac co-authored by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reports four in 10 California adults report having at least one chronic condition -- asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and serious psychological distress.

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April 28, 2015
Japanese-Americans’ healthier golden years could be a model for other seniors

A new Center for Health Policy Research study on the health of elderly Japanese-Americans could provide clues about how all Americans can age.

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April 14, 2015
National Public Health Week 2015 at UCLA

FSPH's Students of Color for Public Health organized a week of public health education and awareness events across the UCLA campus.

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March 18, 2015
Insuring undocumented residents could help solve multiple U.S. health care challenges

FSPH Health Policy and Management Professor Alex Ortega co-authored a new health care policy analysis finding four key problem areas for Latinos under the Affordable Care Act.

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