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Health News Review: In this blog, Leah Rosenbaum writes about a study that came out about light alcohol consumption being okay during pregnancy and the reporting on the research as being misleading. Leah Rosenbaum is currently a graduate student at more...
Huffington Post: Newly renovated low-income housing units in Boston earned awards for green design and building but flunked indoor air-quality tests, a new study shows. Asa Bradman, associate director of the Center for Environmental Research and more...
TIME: Time Reporters tested the water in Houston to find out what was in it to warn people about the possibility of getting sick from bacteria and hazardous pollutants. Charlotte Smith, a microbiologist and water specialist at the University of more...
Reuters: Women exposed to the highest quantities of agricultural pesticides in California’s San Joaquin Valley while pregnant were at heightened risk of giving birth prematurely and delivering low-weight infants, a new study found. Robert Gunier of more...
  San Francisco Chronicle: In this Op-Ed, Danielle Parenteau Decker, a current student at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley, writes about a landlord that keeps the central heat on during hot days because of a heat ordinance in San Francisco more...
Refugees Deeply: Growing up in a refugee camp, Sayah Bogor saw that disease can be as deadly as war. It set her on a path of scientific study, medical research and of one day, she hopes, becoming a doctor. Now a 24-year-old refugee in the U.S., she more...
The Mercury News: A bill co-authored by a Bay Area assemblyman that would block the ability of cities and counties to control the installation of microwave radiation antennas is doing more than alarming many local officials. It’s also frightening more...
CBS: A lot of people have switched to reusable water bottles to help save the environment, but a study that got a lot of play recently has people fearing their reusable water bottles could actually be a breeding grounds stuff that could make you more...
89.3 KPCC: Sen. Bernie Sanders publicly unveiled a new version of his single-payer healthcare bill. AirTalk dives into a full hour of analysis with economists and policy experts. Richard M. Scheffler, professor of health economics and public policy more...
Richmond Confidential: East Bay lawmakers are pushing a bill that could stop Sutter Health from shuttering its Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley. Senate Bill 687, by local state Sen. Nancy Skinner, would require the attorney general to more...

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