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October 13, 2012 to October 19, 2012

NEWS 

CALIFORNIA HEALTH SURVEY: The Merced Sun Star reported Oct. 18th on the California Health Interview Survey, conducted biennially by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the Fielding School of Public Health to assess the health status of California residents and communities.

UCLA survey to get picture of county's health status

 

VALLEY FEVER: Voice of OC reported Oct. 15th on a study by researchers from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, showing that the number of deaths for which valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis, is a contributing factor is on the rise. Shira Shafir, assistant professor of epidemiology at the school and co-author of the study, was quoted.

Valley Fever: The Death Toll Is Rising for the 'Orphan Disease'

 

CALIFORNIA HEALTH SURVEY: The Asian Journal Press reported Oct. 12th on a speech by Ninez Ponce, associate professor of health policy and management and a senior research scientist at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) in the Fielding School of Public Health, about the relevance of the CHPR-administered California Health Interview Survey for Filipino Americans. Ponce was quoted.

UCLA professor talks about relevance of CHIS to Fil-Ams

 

QUOTABLES

Dr. David Heberdirector of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Fielding School of Public Health and professor of medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 13th Los Angeles Times article about the health benefits of adding nuts to one's diet.

Why more people are going nuts for nuts

 

Dr. Patricia Ganz, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of cancer prevention and control research at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, was quoted Oct. 12th and Oct. 13th in Chicago Tribune articles about breast cancer survivors.

Mapping out care plan helps survivors thrive

Survivorcise

 

Dr. Andre Nel, professor of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, professor of medicine and chief of nanomedicine, was quoted Oct. 12th in a Scientific American article about the health risks of rapid urbanization.

Megacities Pose Serious Health Challenges

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