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June 23, 2012 to June 29, 2012

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Health Care Reform: Gerald Kominski, professor of health services and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was interviewed June 28th by KABC-Channel 7 for a segment about the Supreme Court's decision on the health care reform law.
KABC-Channel 7

New Diet Drug: KCBS-Channel 2 reported June 27th on Belviq, the first FDA-approved diet drug since 1999. Dr. David Heber, professor of medicine and director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Fielding School of Public Health, commented on the impact of the new medication. A UCLA patient from the Center's Risk Factor Obesity (RFO) program also was interviewed.
KCBS-Channel 2

Hope for Migraine Sufferers: National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" interviewed Dr. Charles Flippen, associate professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Dr. Andrew Charles, Luskin Chair in Migraine and Headache Studies and vice chair of neurology, for a story spotlighting treatments available for migraine. Flippen's patient, Allison Kamerman, management services officer for the department of health services at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was also quoted. Charles was also interviewed June 26th on KCAL-Channel 9 about causes of and treatments for migraines.
Many Migraines Can Be Prevented With Treatments, But Few People Use Them

KCAL-Channel 9


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Gerald Kominski, professor of health services and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted June 22nd by the Los Angeles Times about the implications for healthcare if the Supreme Court overturns the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
How to make U.S. healthcare even worse

 

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