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Good Morning America (ABC): Associate adjunct public health professor Kim Harley appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to weigh in on new research from Europe deeming the plastics chemical BPA safe for consumers at low levels. Watch the segment on more...
KOMO News Online: Dr. John Swartzberg, head of the editorial board at the School of Public Health's UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, comments on concerns about the growing number of children not being immunized against measles, an often fatal disease. " more...
The Economist: When China started opening up in 1978, its first economic reforms included raising the prices it paid to farmers for their crops. The decision, not surprisingly, led to bumper harvests. Controls on procurement prices for most farm more...
KQED Radio: On Forum with Michael Krasny, Professor Art Reingold, head of epidemiology at Berkeley's School of Public Health, discusses the relatively low effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine and why doctors are still recommending the shot. more...
New York Times: Public health lecturer Harry Snyder and recent MPH graduate Courtney Hutchison write a response to a letter Arthur Salz wrote about a December column by Mark Bittman indicting our country's policies related to caring for the populace more...
Berkeleyside: Some Berkeley residents and Cal employees are worried a new UC Berkeley high-rise set to be built downtown might create parking issues. The concerns were voiced at an open-house meeting to view and discuss the project, held Thursday in more...
KALW Radio: Associate public health professor Julianna Deardorff, of Berkeley's Maternal and Child Health Program, discusses a study she co-authored finding that girls are starting puberty sooner than they did in previous generations.  Listen to the more...
Berkeleyside: The University of California at Berkeley says it is moving forward with plans to build a high-rise in downtown Berkeley — for its education, psychology and public health areas of study — and will hold an open house about the project more...
The Guardian: A study led by associate public health professor Amani Nuru-Jeter has found that significant income inequality affects the health and lifespan of African Americans more adversely than that of white Americans. "When we did the more...
Los Angeles Times: An October study by public health professor James Robinson found that hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall for patient care. "Consolidation can create better coordination and more...

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