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May 5, 2018 to May 11, 2018

FEATURES

Blacks, Latinos, women suffer more mental health disparities in California
In continuing coverage, several media featured a Rand Corp. study based on data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about Blacks, Latinos and women in California having more mental health needs but getting less care than other groups. Media include Press- Enterprise, Pasadena Star-News, Orange County Register, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Redlands Daily Facts, Los Angeles Daily News, Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Chico Enterprise-Record. The story was originally reported by California Healthline.


QUOTABLES

Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted by The Atlantic in a May 9 article about the return of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Sander Greenland, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 7 Bloomberg opinion piece about a rule proposed by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt that would require that the data from any studies that are used for the basis of new policies be made available for replication.

 

BRIEFS

A May 8 Richmond Confidential article cited a study from the UCLA Fielding Center for Health Policy Research reporting that over 70 percent of health care spending in California is paid for by taxpayer dollars.  

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