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FSPH In The News - for the week of March 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
March 29, 2019 to April 5, 2019

FEATURES

Americans are sleep deprived
The Hill published an opinion article by Jonathan Fielding, MD, about how nearly 40 percent of Americans get insufficient sleep. The article was syndicated by the Baltimore Post and cited by Associations Now. Dr. Fielding is a distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
  
Green spaces good for teens’ mental health
AFP Relaxnews reported on research co-authored by Ying-Ying Meng, DrPH, about why living near green spaces could be good for teenagers’ mental health. Meng, a senior research scientist at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the Fielding School, was quoted.

QUOTABLE

Jeffrey Klausner, MD, commented in Dover Daily News about a link between drug use and rising syphilis rates. He is a professor of medicine-infectious diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and an adjunct professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
  
Michael Ong, MD, PhD, commented in The Verge about public misperceptions of health risks related to vaping. He is a professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine and health services research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

BRIEFS

A San Francisco Chronicle op-ed about how the city’s rising cost of living is pushing people out of the region cited research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy.
  
A CBS13.com story about a proposed California law requiring a warning label for soda and juice sold in the state cited a fact sheet from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
 
A Minnesota Public Radio report on whether continuity of care helps people live longer cited research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health