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KQED Food: Beginning this fall, UC Berkeley will be offering a minor in food systems. The interdisciplinary program of study explores the role of food within the environment and society. Students will learn about issues of contemporary food and more...
Huffington Post: Harmful chemicals can often slip through the manufacturing and distribution process and end up in the consumer products we buy in the U.S., according to Joshua Kasteler, founder of the company Safe Ducky. Kasteler created Safe Ducky more...
The Lund Report: The author of this article contends that ASCs are reimbursed at almost half of the hospital rates in Oregon and nationwide. He holds the position that "ASCs not only save money, deliver strong economic benefits, but also offer great more...
Live Science: Over the years, supplement makers and some researchers predicted that vitamin E would help prevent cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease, as well as help maintain eyesight and keep skin glowing. Albeit some conditions can be more...
ABC Action News: In June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled that partially hydrogenated oils — trans fats — must be phased out of the food supply within three years, as they are associated with heart disease risk. Palm oil has largely more...
UCSF News Center: A 2013 WHO report estimated that the shortage of health care workers across the world amounted to about 7.2 million, a number that has nearly doubled since 2007. More than 70 percent of that deficit is in resource-poor locations in more...
Buzzfeed: As the West Coast gets hotter and drier, wildfires are expected to become more frequent and burn more intensely. As a result, Harvard team has estimated that by 2050, smoke from these fires will cause the summertime air above the western more...
CNN: Joel M. Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, was involved in creating the new Right to Know law that goes into effect in the city of Berkeley, more...
The Los Angeles Times: In an opinion piece, Professor James C. Robinson and Covered California executive director Peter V. Lee state that the Affordable Care Act is working as it is implemented in California, in part because California law gave more...
Latino USA: In Salinas, California, home to a booming agricultural industry and a stark economic contrast between the south and east sides of town, a group of teenagers became involved in a Berkeley research study involving chemicals in cosmetics. more...

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