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CBS Moneywatch: A new 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 those of white Americans. "This tells us that more...
LA Observed: This year's first major storm kicked off the first-ever epidemiological study of people who surf in stormwater polluted waters. Fecal bacteria densities increase exponentially after a major rain, but do the health risks of surfing and more...
KRCB: To better meet the health needs of migrant farm workers, health care professionals will need to expand their training to include background in the social issues and conditions that affect those patients. Health care services for migrant farm more...
Medical Xpress: Berkeley students are creating a new tool, called Emmunify, which could make it easier to inoculate children against life-threatening diseases in developing nations. The tool simplifies record-keeping by storing patient vaccination more...
KGO Radio: A new study led by UC Berkeley 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. Professor more...
NPR: Associate public health professor Julianna Deardorff has co-authored a book called The New Puberty exploring the environmental, biological and socioeconomic factors influencing a trend of girls undergoing puberty at earlier ages. She is more...
MTV News: A team of researchers, including UC Berkeley public health professor Ronald Dahl, has found that teenagers' brains "shut down social processing" when parents give them negative feedback. On the other hand, teenagers who received positive more...
Healthcare Global: Berkeley’s city council has voted a new ordinance that would require cell phone vendors to distribute information sheets warning of the devices’ potential health risks. In a council meeting earlier this month, ten public members more...
Oakland Tribune: In a letter to the editor, MPH student Max Gara writes that proposed policies should include a health impact assessment, not only the fiscal impact. He writes, "We must challenge our institutions and ourselves to consider the health more...
San Francisco Chronicle: Thousands of University of California students across the state walked out of their classrooms Monday to protest steep tuition hikes they say will cripple their access to education. Berkeley student Mar Velez, who’s studying more...

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