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December 8, 2012 to December 22, 2012

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PROSTATE CANCER: Dr. Mark Litwin, professor of health policy and management at the Fielding School of Public Health and chair of urology, commented on Gov. Jerry Brown's prostate cancer in multiple media outlets Dec. 12th - 14th.

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Gov. Jerry Brown: Some information about early prostate cancer

Calif Gov. Brown being treated for prostate cancer

Jerry Brown's prostate cancer in 'early stage,' doctor says

California's Brown Has Prostate Cancer, Doctor Says

Gov. Jerry Brown Undergoing Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Gov. Jerry Brown being treated for prostate cancer

FAQ: 18 things you should know about prostate cancer


EARLY LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Dr. Alma Guerrero, a researcher with the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities in the Fielding School of Public Health and clinical professor of pediatrics, was interviewed Dec. 11th on KNX-1070 AM about her research with colleagues examining social and cognitive development among Latino preschool-age children. The study was also featured Dec. 12th in Hispanically Speaking News.

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STUDY: Mexican-American Toddlers Lag in Early Language and Pre-Literacy Skills


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Steven P. Wallace, associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and chair of community health sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Dec. 9th MedCity News article and a Dec. 12th USA Today article and about California using managed care plans to cover health costs for patients eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

California leading the experiment of shifting Medicaid patients to managed care

Medicare-Medicaid experiment aims to save on care

Dr. Patricia Ganz, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of prevention and control research at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, was quoted in a Dec. 7th USA Today story on the debate over "chemo brain" among breast cancer survivors.

Studies revive debate over 'chemo brain'

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