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CALIFORNIA Magazine: Research shows that a class of chemicals found in many household and personal care products mimic or block the normal effects of hormones such as estrogen—a key player in breast cancer. These "endocrine disruptors" may pose a more...
KALW: Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, discusses the possible link between cell phone radiation and brain cancer. He says an examination of the scientific literature more...
KALW Public Radio: Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, joins a discussion of the documentary film Mobilize, which he co-produced. It explores the potential long-term health more...
Alzheimers News Today: A study led by public health and neuroscience professor William Jagust has found that the human brain has the plasticity to compensate for the accumulation of the protein beta-amyloid that causes Alzheimer's disease. The more...
KQED News: In Berkeley, a place where politics is rarely sweet, sugar is an especially bitter topic. Right now it’s the talk of the town—in the form of six conversations leading up to the vote on Measure D, a tax on sugary drinks on the November more...
KPFA Radio: Berkeley public health researcher Joel Moskowitz, director of Berkeley's Center for Family and Community Health, discusses a film he co-produced — Mobilize: A Film on Cell Phone Radiation. It premieres this weekend in the Bay Area as more...
San Francisco Chronicle: Researchers from UC Berkeley's School of Public Health and Kaiser Permanente are into their fourth year of a five-year study of faith-based cancer screening outreach methods. The purpose is to find ways to reduce cancer more...
Wall Street Journal: Public health professor Fenyong Liu, a specialist in infectious diseases, says that the spread of West Nile virus in California is being exacerbated by unusually warm temperatures that are conducive to the proliferation of more...
Medicine X panel
Stanford Scope: On Saturday, September 6, four innovators participated in a Stanford Medicine X panel, “Fostering Digital Citizenship in Medical School." Among them was Dr. Amin Azzam, associate program director and head of Contextually Integrated more...
DiabetesHealth: While sales of sodas are slipping, the huge category of alternative sugary beverages, which includes energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks, is growing rapidly, bolstered by false and misleading health claims, according to a study just more...

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