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CALIFORNIA Magazine: Dr. Jodi Halpern, UC Berkeley professor of bioethics, argues that medical schools "need to stop un-teaching" empathy. "We need to recognize that each person is a world, and a complex one, and we never know the complexity of what more...
Digital Trends: Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, discusses the potential risk of cell phone radiation. "It's looking increasingly likely that cellular phones (mostly more...
Yale Daily News: Marry a spouse who exercises. That is the takeaway from a new Yale study that shows that wives whose husbands complete more physical activity are less depressed. The researchers in the study, which focused on aging couples, found more...
Biotechin.Asia: Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, comments on the potential risk of wearable technology, such as Google Glass, which use Wi-Fi. "Wi-Fi is very similar to more...
KTVU.com: Fewer teens are smoking cigarettes, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However that decline has been countered by a sharp increase in the number of high school and middle school students who more...
The Daily Californian: Berkeley researchers will receive $5.8 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop tools to quickly spot and identify more...
Beyond Chron: Researchers at the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Nutrition Policy Institute and UC Berkeley School of Public Health will use a nearly $2 million childhood obesity prevention grant from the U.S. Department of more...
ABC News Online: Public health professor Art Reingold, head of epidemiology at Berkeley, says it's possible that climate change could lead to drier conditions that would be conducive to more Valley Fever infections. Valley Fever is a potentially more...
USA Today: A study coauthored by public health scholar Joan Casey suggests that the levels of carcinogenic radon gas in Pennsylvania homes have increased with the expansion of fracking in the state. While the study doesn't conclusively prove that more...
The Daily Californian: The inauguration of UC Berkeley’s Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies took place Monday. The center is the first of its kind in the United States, and it is housed within the campus’s Institute for South more...

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