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The Conversation: Most Americans think of cities as noisy places – but some parts of U.S. cities are much louder than others. Nationwide, neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and proportions of black, Hispanic and Asian residents have higher more...
New York Times: Some of the worst wildfires ever to tear through California have killed 31 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north this week, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of more...
East Bay Express: MPH students in a Mass Communications class, Melissa Brown and Robin Pearce, recently had two letters to the editor published in the East Bay Express. Brown wrote about structural racism and Pearce wrote about the safety of more...
Los Angeles Times: The deadly fires raging in Northern California have devastated thousands of acres of bucolic wine country and torched thousands of homes, but the damage isn’t limited to the scorched rolling hills north of the San Francisco Bay.  more...
U.S. News: Could ingesting undercooked poultry give you a urinary tract infection? Maybe. Although exactly how it might happen isn't clear, say researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and more...
New York Times: From the moment the waters began rising in Texas last month, disease was on health officials’ minds. Floodwaters, after all, are filthy. When Hurricane Harvey finally moved north and the feet of flooding drained, hospitals saw a more...
Cision PR Newswire: UC Berkeley School of Public Health and ConnectWell announced today a strategic partnership that will digitize the School's expertly-vetted health and wellness content, making it possible for millions of Americans to take more...
Becker's Healthcare: Health insurers have the ability to negotiate lower provider prices in markets boasting higher payer and provider concentration, according to a recent study published in Health Affairs. Richard Scheffler's, a health economics more...
In this Op-ed, Woody Rehanek writes about a pesticide called chlorpyrifos that has been linked to learning and behavioral problems. The writer recommends the pesticide be banned. Rehanek cites a CERCH study. Read the op-ed here.
San Francisco Chronicle: The newly released Apple Watch — with its added feature of cellular connectivity — is reigniting concerns among some public health researchers and medical experts over the potential health risks of long-term exposure to more...

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