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December 14, 2023
"Homeless camp sweeps result in police citations as often as housing offers, survey finds"

In an interview for The Los Angeles Times, Dr. Randall Kuhn, UCLA professor of community health sciences, states that police were more likely than outreach workers to be the initial contact for unsheltered homeless people.

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October 4, 2023
"Opinion: People think drug use causes homelessness. It’s usually the other way around"

In an op-ed for The Los Angeles Times, Ryan Assaf, UCLA FSPH alum, states that individuals who are homeless for longer lengths of time are more likely to use drugs.

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September 7, 2023
"COVID is here. We have to continue to live with it."

CNN Newsroom interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, about continuing to live with and prevent the spread of COVID-19 and its subsequent variants.

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September 5, 2023
"California’s wildfire smoke and climate change: four things to know"
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August 21, 2023
“Why does the wildfire smoke sometimes smell like burning plastic?”
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August 11, 2023
"Are COVID-19 cases on the rise again?"

Inside Edition interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, about a rise in COVID-19 cases across the United States caused by the new "EG.5" variant.

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August 11, 2023
"Dr. Anne Rimoin discusses the rise of COVID"

KTLA interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, for a segment about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases related to the "EG.5" variant and information on the new round of COVID vaccine boosters coming this fall.

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August 11, 2023
"COVID-19 cases are starting to rise again"

Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was interviewed by Spectrum News 1 regarding the rise in COVID-19 cases linked to the "EG.5" variant and staying up-to-date on vaccinations.

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August 4, 2023
"Leprosy Outbreak in Florida: What You Need to Know"
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June 5, 2023
A closer look at Japan's healthcare policy through the lens of its aging population
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June 5, 2023
"Developing a prototype for child and adolescent well-being in California"

In a new study, UCLA FSPH and DGSOM researchers aimed to "develop a measurement framework of young peoples' well-being that would be engaging and actionable to a broad and diverse set of stakeholders in California."

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May 10, 2023
"Start mammograms at 40, not 50, U.S. health panel recommends"
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