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News Archive

September 6, 2019 to September 13, 2019


Gay fathers get less paid parental leave
iNews, the Herald Publicist  covered a new study from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health reporting that in many countries, gay couples receive less paid parental leave than other couples. Lead author Elizabeth Wong, policy analyst at the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and Dr. Jody Heymann, founding director of  WORLD, are quoted.

Old antibiotic may prevent chlamydia, syphilis
Healio covered a new study led by Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, adjunct professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and professor of medicine at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, reporting that doxycycline may be effective as a prophylaxis against syphilis and chlamydia.

Age may be reversible--biologically, at least
Several outlets covered a new study by Steve Horvath, professor of human genetics and biostatistics at UCLA, and colleagues that described how a drug combination may reverse a person's biological age. Newsweek, the Independent, Nature and many others covered the study. 

High suspension rates impact ‘school connectedness’

Study International article featured a study conducted by researchers at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on suspension rates, school connectedness, and civic engagement.


Susan Babey, PhD, senior research scientist and co-director of the Chronic Disease Program at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was quoted in a California Health Report article on uninsured Latino children in California and featured a recent study conducted by the Center.

Dana Hunnes was quoted in an Associated Press article about Americans consuming large amounts of unhealthy ‘snacks.’ The article was picked up by the Washington Post and additional outlets.