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Date:
July 9, 2020
Laws prohibiting discrimination are key to ensuring equal economic opportunity, UCLA researchers say
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June 30, 2020
UCLA researchers found more than a third of all Californians between the ages of 18 and 25 reported smoking cigarettes, vaping or using marijuana in 2018. The researchers, led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Ninez Ponce, found an alarming 48% of e-cigarette users and 40% of marijuana users are underage.
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June 25, 2020
UCLA researchers recommend expansion of Proposition 63 services to address unmet needs
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June 18, 2020
A complex research project designed to answer basic questions about how the human measles virus diverged from a related cattle pathogen has revealed the divergence may have occurred as early as the 6th century BCE, a time where cities were growing and interconnecting, through trade, travel, and war, across Eurasia from China to the Mediterranean.
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June 11, 2020
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding a project to rapidly analyze the spread, evolution of COVID-19; researchers include Dr. Marc Suchard, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, collaborating with top computational scientists at Scripps Research and Johns Hopkins University.
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May 29, 2020
UCLA study finds overwhelming support for smoke-free policies among L.A. tenants, landlords; exposure to secondhand smoke poses serious health risks to tenants in densely populated housing.
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May 29, 2020
The UCLA Asian American Studies Center announces the launch of the COVID-19 Multilingual Resource Hub (translatecovid.org), a freely accessible website with critical information about COVID-19 in 40 languages. Developed in partnership with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, this searchable site is specifically designed to provide information to immigrant and non-English speaking populations who are often disparately affected by the current pandemic.
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May 26, 2020
UCLA receives $1 million for COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative. The gift from Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation supports research on health care workers and first responders.
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May 13, 2020
A team at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is training thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation, and administration, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The training program — co-led by the California Department of Public Health (CADPH); the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); and UCLA — represents the next stage in California’s state-wide response to the COVID-19 epidemic: helping prepare residents for an emergence from shelter-in-place.

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