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U.S. News & World Report: Public health professor Dr. John Balmes, of Berkeley and UCSF, discusses the growing problem of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. "There's very strong evidence that if you're exposed to vapors, dust, gas more...
CBS SF Bay Area Online: A consumer-investigative reporter writes about why she decided to ban wireless devices from her bedroom. She summarizes an interview with Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's more...
The Daily Californian: The UC regents approved additional funding to expand the size and efficiency of a new building project planned to begin in November. At their Wednesday meeting, the UC Board of Regents Committee on Grounds and Buildings more...
Contra Costa Times: Adjunct public health professor Pat Crawford, senior director of UC's Nutrition Policy Institute, is on a community panel tasked with deciding which health programs can be initiated with money gleaned from Measure D, the city of more...
KQED Radio: On Forum with Michael Krasny, Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, joins a discussion of the city of Berkeley's passage of a new ordinance requiring cellphone more...
The Guardian:  Joel Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at Berkeley's School of Public Health, comments of the city of Berkeley's passage of a new ordinance requiring cellphone retailers to provide customers with a more...
CBS News Online: The city of Berkeley is considering a cellphone "right to know" law that would require cellphone retailers to inform consumers of the minimum separation distance a cellphone should be held from the body. It would be the first more...
Mother Jones: Are government officials doing enough to protect us from the potential long-term health effects of wearable devices and cellphones? Maybe not. A letter released today, signed by 195 scientists from 39 countries, calls on the United more...
WAMU Radio: On The Diane Rehm Show, associate public health professor Julianna Deardorff discusses the trend of girls starting puberty sooner than they did in previous generations, and how parents can navigate the potentially difficult time. She is more...
NPR Online: Dr. Art Reingold, head of epidemiology at Berkeley's School of Public Health and head of the Center for Disease Control's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices group on pertussis, comments on a new analysis revealing that the more...

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