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Los Angeles Times: Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health, writes that Google Glass emits more wireless radiation than most cellphones. Moreover, Glass users may be wearing this device on their heads for more than 12 more...
San Francisco Chronicle: A surprising study out of Stanford was making the blog rounds last week, after it suggested that American weight gain over the past 30 years is linked more to exercise than to the number of calories people consumed. The more...
The Hagstrom Report: Patricia Crawford, director of UC Berkeley's Atkins Center for Weight and Health, was among 27 former panelists for the Institute of Medicine who told Congress not to change healthier foods rules for children, as the Agriculture more...
San Francisco Chronicle: Berkeley, undaunted by abandoned efforts in San Francisco, is attempting to become the first city in the nation to require retailers to put stickers on cell phone packaging warning people that the devices may emit cancer- more...
Wisconsin Public Radio: Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants. Kathleen Dunn interviews the book's author, UC Berkeley School of Public more...
KOMO News Online: Clinical public health professor emeritus John Swartzberg, chair of the Berkeley Wellness Letter's editorial board, comments on the Nordic diet. "It appears to be a pretty good diet," he says. "We don't know as much about it as the more...
The New York Times: A post in the Well Blog notes that flame retardants have a remarkable ability to spread—to our homes and offices, and even to the Earth's poles, where they  have been found in Antarctic penguins and Arctic orcas. Asa Bradman, more...
CBS San Francisco: In the Bay Area, residents are constantly reminded to ‘spare the air’, but air quality managers may be letting some of the worst polluters off the hook. Chevron runs the Bay Area’s biggest, and busiest oil refinery, and they are more...
Huffington Post : Associate professor Rachel Morello-Frosch co-writes this commentary about ways that the EPA's Clean Power Plan could benefit minority neighborhoods that are stressed by pollution. The writers conclude: "Another—cooler and cleaner— more...
Broadway World: Together with the University of California at Berkeley's Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), the Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has created a new factsheet to educate more...

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