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FSPH In The News - for the week of February 3, 2018 - 12:00am

Week of: 
February 3, 2018 to February 9, 2018

FEATURES

Do Ebola survivors have lifetime immunity?
Medical News Bulletin reported on Feb. 6 about a study led by Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, which found that survivors of the 1976 Ebola outbreak are still producing antibodies against the virus.

QUOTABLES

The Associated Press on Feb. 6 quoted Leeka Kheifets, an epidemiology professor in-residence at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in an article about two government-funded studies conducted in rats and mice that reported a weak link between cancer and cellphone radiation.

WHYY on Feb. 4 quoted Steven P. Wallace, professor of community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and an associate director at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about the variation in how states and counties define emergency Medicaid.

KQED on Feb. 5 quoted Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about a labor union's push for a ballot measure that would force Stanford Health Care facilities to lower costs or invest more money in health care.

HealthcareDIVE on Feb. 6 quoted Fred Zimmerman, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in an article that discussed strategies for evaluating programs that aim to improve population health.

California Political Review on Feb. 5 quoted Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about a labor union's push for a ballot measure that would force Stanford Health Care facilities to lower costs or invest more money in health care.

In a Capital Public Radio story published Feb. 5, Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, said it would be "relatively easy" for California to put in place its own individual mandate requiring residents have health insurance. KPCC also reported the story.

BRIEFS

Vice cited a study about gender nonconforming California teens by the Williams Institute and the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in a story about teens becoming more comfortable identifying as gender nonconforming. The story ran Feb. 5.