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April 16, 2018
A Pacific Standard article featured a new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health that reports that anti-immigrant prejudice is associated with higher mortality rates among non-white American citizens
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April 6, 2018
Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor within the department of community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted by Consumer Reports in an article about how to incorporate more leafy greens into your diet.
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April 5, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor-in-residence in FSPH's Department of Health Policy and Management, wrote an op-ed published April 5 by The Hill discussing the importance of providing preventative dental care to America's children in the face of a national tooth decay epidemic.
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April 2, 2018
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, was quoted by California Health Report in a story about a group of bills that would expand health coverage and reduce health costs in the state.
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March 28, 2018
Self Magazine on Mar. 27 quoted William J. McCarthy, adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, in an article about the FDA’s proposal to limit the amount of nicotine in cigarettes.
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March 14, 2018
A new study led by Dr. Teresa Seeman of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA reveals how high unemployment and stagnant wages during the the Great Recession negatively affected health nationwide.
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March 13, 2018
School aged children who have long term exposure to green space are less distracted and experience improved memory, according a recently published study co-authored by UCLA FSPH professor and chair of environmental health sciences, Dr. Michael Jerrett.
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March 12, 2018
The problem of obesity worldwide has tripled since 1975, according to the World Health Organization. This is not just a problem in high-income countries such as the United States. There is a growing number of people who are overweight and obese in low- and middle-income countries. Being overweight has been connected to more deaths globally than being underweight.
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March 6, 2018
Beate Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was mentioned in a Mar. 6 Associated Press article explaining that a federal judge in San Francisco is currently hearing from experts before deciding whether plaintiffs can move forward with legal action against Monsanto Co., the maker of the herbicide Roundup, which the plaintiffs claim can cause cancer.
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February 28, 2018
Slate interviewed Dr. Jody Heymann and addressed the fact that the U.S. is the only wealthy nation in the world not to guarantee paid leave from work for new parents or individuals or families battling illness.

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