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November 12, 2020
A research team led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty found as much as $1.9 trillion of financial waste in the current U.S. healthcare system
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November 11, 2020
An international team led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers has developed and tested two strategies for sustaining economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. If used together and followed closely, they write, the approaches could reduce transmission of the coronavirus by an amount comparable to that of a strict lockdown, while also maintaining economic activity.
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November 11, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health led-research finds that even a simple cloth mask reduces the spread of COVID-19 respiratory droplets by 77 percent
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November 4, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health-led research found an association between working for pay and slower memory decline, regardless of a woman’s marital or parenthood status
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November 3, 2020
An international study led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researcher Prof. James Macinko has determined that the United States is far from the most effective healthcare provider for those 50 and older among 23 countries, ranging from Austria to the United States.
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October 29, 2020
Newly released data from the largest statewide survey, published by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, provide insights on voting patterns, mental, emotional and environmental health.
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October 28, 2020
Fielding School professors David Hayes-Bautista and Paul Hsu have found that California's farmworkers are among the most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic because of their low wages and limited health insurance coverage.
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October 14, 2020
Health care leaders have new, improved tools to identify children at the greatest risk of preventable deaths, based on surveys of more than 67 countries around the world by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
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October 13, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health led-research finds women, particularly US-born Black women, in states with restrictive reproductive rights policies deliver more low birth weight babies and experience greater health inequities.
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October 13, 2020
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health will host the second annual “Healthcare Management Case Competition,” pitting teams of graduate students against each other to solve a real health care challenge presented by UCLA Health, the premier sponsor.

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