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News Archive

September 20, 2019 to September 27, 2019

Features

Cost, wait time influence choice of health care setting for minor illnesses
A UCLA Newsroom story featuring a study conducted by researchers affiliated with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and UC Irvine on patient choice of health care setting for minor illnesses and injuries was syndicated by Mirage News.

Quotables

Jack Needleman, professor and chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, was quoted in a HEALTHCARE DIVE article about the Sutter Health trial that begins in San Francisco this week.

Dr. Beate Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences at the Fielding School, was quoted in an article by TheScientist about her research findings related to how air pollution exposure may affect babies’ health. 

Briefs

Benito Link article on a school’s healthy mural project cited research on UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s California Health Interview Survey on the health and eating behaviors of children and teenagers.

Mercury News article on the effects of public charge on families in the Bay Area cited research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on the number of people who could disenroll from Medi-Cal or CalFresh. This story was syndicated by CalMatters. This story was syndicated by CalMatters, Daily DemocratABC10, and Long Beach Post.

A California Healthline article about mental health and suicide rates cited research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research's California Health Interview Survey focusing on Humboldt County.

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