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Berkeley News: An analysis of cesarean birth rates in Mexico, the country in the Americas with the second-highest prevalence of cesarean deliveries (after only Brazil), has found large disparities in how and why women have cesarean births.  Sylvia more...
Distinguished academic and health leaders from Mexico and California met on March 29 in Mexico City to discuss health issues relevant to Mexico and the United States, with special attention to California, at the first Binational Health Forum.  "To more...
Berkeleyside: "In urban areas where concrete and asphalt are ubiquitous, the solace of such a tree can be hard to come by. In areas with fewer trees and green spaces, air and surface temperatures can climb so high that they can impact the very more...
Opinion piece by UC Berkeley School of Public Health Professor Arthur L. Reingold: through a competitive process, the NIH initially awarded six grants to US academic centers to work closely with academic and public health partners in the worst- more...
Distinguished academic and health leaders from Mexico and California met on March 29 in Mexico City to discuss health issues relevant to Mexico and the United States, with special attention to California, at the first Binational Health Forum. "To more...
Healthcare IT News: "Healthcare data is getting bigger all the time," said Dean Stefano Bertozzi of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.  Consequently, that enables a health system to start to be able to put together a much more compelling more...
As Zika tapered, and news coverage of the epidemic became less frequent, the truly vulnerable people became invisible, according to a new study by public health researchers at UC Berkeley.  “Zika is just another example of how populations that more...
Daily Cal: Berkeley City Council has expressed support for a new state bill that would prohibit the sale or distribution of a sugar-sweetened beverage in the state without a health warning. Joan Bloom, a professor in the UC Berkeley School of Public more...
SF Chronicle: For four years, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has been quietly buying multimillion-dollar homes in the Marina and scooping out their backyards. The utility, California’s largest, is trying to remove chemical contamination that has more...
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences is wary of what’s to come. Although Congress has final say over agency budgets, the White House proposal has added to general anxiety over the future of science, climate and environmental more...

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