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Science Daily: When it comes to predicting death, more rudimentary measures -- like a person's age or ability to walk or climb stairs -- are much more powerful predictors of survival than certain biomarkers, according to researchers at Princeton more...
The Daily Californian: In light of the campus’s budget deficit and restructuring efforts, the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, or JMP, faces potential elimination. Faculty and students in the program, though, point to the revenue it creates more...
NPR: Budget cuts the University could force the shutdown of SPH's Joint Medical Program that admits 16 students a year. Unlike many other medical students, the majority of htis program's graduates go into primary care. John Balmes, acting director more...
Nature: The author of this article discusses different approaches that have been taken to understand the causation of the obesity epidemic. For one of the methodologies, he refers to infectious-disease researcher Lee Riley and his collegeaus who more...
The Daily Californian: A study, led by Public Health Professor Colette Auerswald, found that homeless youth in San Francisco have a ten times higher mortality rate, mostly due to suicide and substance abuse. “'This population is highly stigmatized. more...
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: The author of this roundtable argues that many climate discussions overlook family planning. She refers to Public Health Lecturer Martha Campbell and Public Health Professor Malcom Potts when she states that "the more...
Daily Democrat: The second class of Global Food Initiative student fellows, consisting of 19 students representing all ten UC campuses and the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, went on a field trip to more...
The New York Times: The author of one of the letters to the editor responds to the New York Times article "The Rich Live longer Everywhere. For the Poor, Geography Matters." The author of the letter argues that "place -- and the inequities in those more...
The Daily Californian: Public Health Professor Colette Auerswald co-authored a report that stated that homeless youth in San Francisco experience a mortality rate more than 10 times greater than the state’s general youth population. According to the more...
Liberty Voice: Manufacturing of many personal care products are not regulated as tightly as food and drugs. As a result, many chemicals are found in shampoos, cosmetics, soaps, sunscreens, and other products. Researchers at the University of more...

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