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March 10, 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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February 26, 2018
TheStreet.com featured Dr. Gerald Kominski of the FSPH Center for Health Policy Research in an article about costs associated with 59 million people nationwide being covered by Medicare.
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February 23, 2018
The New York Times' Nicholas Kristof quoted FSPH Professor Richard Jackson in a column about possible harmful effects of everyday chemicals.
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February 20, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor-in-residence in FSPH's Department of Health Policy and Management, wrote an op-ed published February 20 by U.S. News & World Report about the critical need for government funding to help develop a universal flu vaccine
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February 14, 2018
California Health Report featured a new five-year study led by researchers at the Fielding School of Public Health and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center to identify ways of increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates among Latino teens.
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January 30, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor-in-residence in FSPH's Department of Health Policy and Management, wrote an op-ed published January 30 by U.S. News & World Report about the health benefits of strong social relationships.
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January 29, 2018
California Health Report featured a new study from the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research about California’s public mental health services for older adults.
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January 23, 2018
A study by Dr. Ron Brookmeyer, professor of biostatistics at FSPH, revealed that the number of Alzheimer's cases to double by 2060, was featured in a Reuters Health article.

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