June 12, 2014
Finding sexual partners via smartphone apps carries higher STI risk than online dating sites or clubs

Co-author and FSPH professor of biostatistics Robert Weiss notes a higher risk of gonorrhea and chlamydia for men who have sex with men.

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June 6, 2014
Even with insurance, disparities remain in HIV/AIDS care among racial/ethnic minorities and seniors

Dr. Chandra Ford, recently awarded the Kaiser Permanente Burch Minority Leadership Development scholarship to study barriers to health services, will lead a study examining factors preventing diagnosis and care.

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June 2, 2014
Funding shortfall of more than $1.3 billion could push safety-net hospitals to financial brink
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May 19, 2014
Love at first bite? Not for school kids and their vegetables

A new study from FSPH professor William McCarthy reveals that many school-provided fruits and vegetables are being discarded by LAUSD students.

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May 15, 2014
Diabetes linked to one-third of all California hospitalizations

A new study from the Center for Health Policy Research highlights the impact of diabetes on California's healthcare costs.

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May 6, 2014
FSPH Professor Emeritus named Chief Science Officer at AHRQ

Professor Emeritus Robert M. Kaplan has been named the new Chief Science Officer for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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April 9, 2014
UCLA/RAND community research team wins prestigious translational science award

FSPH Professor-in-Residence Kenneth Wells leads the team recognized for its 10-year commitment to translating research into clinical applications for the treatment of depression.

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February 24, 2014
Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children, UCLA researchers say

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor and chair of the department of epidemiology Beate Ritz and colleagues led the study into the common over-the-counter drug ingredient.

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February 3, 2014
Researchers ID more pesticides linked to Parkinson's, gene that increases risk

Pesticides can increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Now, UCLA researchers have found that the strength of that risk depends on an individual's genes.

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February 3, 2014
Media Advisory: UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Study prompts FDA investigation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking FDA-approved testosterone products following an FSPH study.

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January 13, 2014
New research shows children of melanoma survivors need better protection from sun's harmful rays

Children of Latino melanoma survivors are just as likely as children of non-Latino white survivors to have experienced sunburn in the past year, according to a study led by FSPH associate professor Dr. Beth Glenn.

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December 12, 2013
Changing the way a community eats, one store at a time

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health wants to drain the food “swamp.”

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