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January 14, 2012 to January 20, 2012

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Eexercise: Dr. Antronette Yancey, professor of health services at the School of Public Health and co-director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, was interviewed Jan. 19th on KABC-Channel 7 about her book "Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time," which outlines an exercise routine that can be performed at schools and in offices.

Sitting is bad for health; 'Instant Recess' may help

Nutrition: Susan Bowerman, assistant director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition at the School of Public Health, was featured in a Jan. 18th Chicago Tribune column about how to adopt a healthier lifestyle.

Start small to build nutrition habits that stick

A Jan. 17th article in the Los Angeles Times cited a study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the School of Public Health that tracked county-by-county childhood obesity rates in California.

Obesity rates in U.S. appear to be finally leveling off

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Dr. Antronette Yancey, professor of health services at the School of Public Health and co-director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, was quoted in a Jan. 18th Orange County Register article about "treadmill desks," which allow users to exercise while at work.

Treadmill desk employed to ease health hazards of sitting

Dr. Richard Jackson, chair of environmental health sciences at the School of Public Health, was quoted Jan.17th in the (Illinois) Daily Herald about improving public health by addressing environmental issues.

PBS documentary highlights Elgin's green activity

Billie Weiss, assistant researcher of epidemiology at the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Jan. 16th Modesto Bee article about a youth violence study conducted by the Violence Policy Center across 35 California counties.

Youth violence plagues California, but encouraging signs emerging

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