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FSPH In The News - for the week of July 26, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
July 26, 2019 to August 2, 2019

Features

Paid employment may help women avoid memory loss
Everyday Health reported on a study led by Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, that found that having a paid job may help women ward off memory loss as they age.

Quotables

William Comanor, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times column about a Trump administration proposal to import prescription drugs from Canada. 

Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and senior fellow at the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, is quoted in a Sacramento Bee story on Senator Kamala Harris’ Medicare for All plan.

Jack Needleman, the Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times column about healthcare pricing.

Beate Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, spoke with the San Diego Union-Tribune about how environmental pollutants could negatively affect our brain health.

Briefs

Wicked Local cited data on child marriage from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in an article about a Massachusetts state bill to ban marriage for anyone younger than 18.

The Southern California News Group cited data from the California Health Interview Survey, which is administered by the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research, in an article about Medi-Cal enrollment for children.

An opinion piece about domestic violence published in The New York Times cites research from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

LAW360 cited paid family leave research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. (requires subscription)

A Cal Matters commentary on the aging population in California cited research on seniors and rent burden by the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research. This commentary was also published in the San Francisco Chronicle.