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O'Dwyer's: Sidewalk Labs is planning on installing 7,500 high-powered Wi-Fi kiosks in New York City. Critics of the installations are concerned about radiation dangers. A program -- conducted by Joel Moskowitz, director of Center for Family and more...
Stat News: The Zika virus emergency has prompted calls to bring back the pesticide DDT. The United States banned DDT in 1972 after it was found to persist in the environment for decades, build up in food chains, and kill eagles, pelicans, and other more...
Next City: This article discusses the reintergration of public health in urban planning and features Jason Corburn's work "Reconnecting with Our Roots: American Urban Planning and Public Health in the Twenty-first Century." Read article on Next City more...
Science Daily: A study conducted by researchers at the University of California found that how patients are offered an HIV test has a significant impact on their likelihood to accept the test.  Read article on Science Daily. 
NPR: For the 2015-2016 school year, the California Department of Public Health reported 92.0 percent of kindergartners were up-to-date on their shots - an 2.5 percentage points increase from the previous term. Art Reingold, head of the epidemiology more...
Quartz: This January Health Professor Malcolm Potts and his company Pelagius bought the rights to an existing prescription oral contraceptive in order to make "the pill" available over-the-counter. Potts says that this change will benefit " more...
Ars Technica: On January 19, officials in California reported a 2.5 percent increase in vaccination rates of kindergarteners attending public and private schools. For the 2015-2016 school year, 92.9 percent of the state’s kindergartners were up to more...
Monterey Herald: In one of the letters to the editor, a reader calls for "one-mile 'buffer zones' around schools" and agricultural areas that use agricultural pesticides. The reader refers to the findings from the study, conducted by researchers at more...
Davis Vanguard: The author of this article analyses the soda tax that was implemented in Berkeley and explores while it failed to pass in San Francisco. While the research on whether the soda tax has any effect on soda retail prices remains more...
New York Times: The author of this article argues that expectations surrounding education causes health-damaging stress in children across the socioeconomic spectrum. "Each activity is seen as a step on the ladder to a top college, an enviable job more...

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