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News Archive

August 9, 2019 to August 16, 2019

FEATURES

Child Marriage Occurs in the U.S.
Voice of America featured a study on child marriage rates in the U.S. from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Paid employment may help women avoid memory loss
HealthCentral and the Reading Eagle covered a study led by Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, that found that having a paid job may help women ward off memory loss as they age.

QUOTABLES

Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was quoted in a SELF article about healthy, high-fat foods. Hunnes was also quoted in a Healthline article about how meatless burger patties may be cooked on the same grill as hamburgers. 

Mark Peterson, faculty associate at the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research and professor at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted in O, The Oprah Magazine about Democratic socialism and its implications for the U.S. economy and health care market.

Riti Shimkhada, public administration analyst at the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research is extensively quoted in an Indica News article about the Trump administration’s public charge rule’s effect on South Asian immigrants and communities.

BRIEFS

The Los Angeles Times cited research by Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School's Center for Health Policy Research, in an article about new Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to people on public assistance.

CalMatters and KQED News, in their coverage of the Trump administration’s changes to the public charge rule, cited research from the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research projecting the number of people who could dis-enroll from health and food programs due to fear or misinformation. Capital Public RadioJefferson Public Radio and The Mercury News syndicated the CalMatters story.

The Los Angeles Times and AM de Querétaro, in their coverage of the Trump administration’s changes to the public charge rule,  cited data from the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research, UC Berkeley Labor Center, and California Food Policy Advocates on the impact of the changes on the economy.

San Francisco Chronicle op-ed on the effects of the Trump administration’s changes to the public charge rule links to research from the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research on the projected impact of the rule on use of health care programs and other services.

An NTR Guadalajara article covering public charge cites data from UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on the effect of the immigration policy rules on the economy and public health.

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