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WalletHub: A panel of leading experts in healthcare, biotechnology and public policy to tell us  – should people get vaccinated. Check out a wide range of wonderful responses, including 7 Yeses and 12 Nos. ProfessorLee Riley authors a strong opinion more...
Providence Journal: "When academic institutions fail to defend students from perpetrators of sexual violence, or worse, try to sweep their experiences under the rug, it sends a clear message to victims: our reputation is worth more than your safety more...
SF Chronicle: Student Elena Gustafson responds to coverage of UC Berkeley's Greek-wide self-imposed ban on parties. "Our society is shifting around sexual assault," she says.  Read the letter here.
Georgia Health News: Childhood cancer has been on the rise— up 27% since 1975 in kids under age 19, according to data collected by the National Cancer Institute. Signs point to environmental factors. Catherine Metayer is quoted. Read the full story more...
Autoblog: Apparently size does matter! According to researchers at UC Berkeley's Safe Transportation and Research Education Center, getting behind the wheel of a car may put you at an 80 percent greater risk of dying, if you're obese and involved more...
WIRED: In the six years since cholera seeped from a UN camp’s faulty plumbing, it has infected at least 800,000 Haitians and killed nearly 10,000. Hurricane Matthew could cause a spike in Haiti's lingering cholera epidemic.  Art Reingold is quoted. more...
Senior director of research at the Nutrition Policy Institute, Pat Crawford weighs in on the 'Big Soda' ad spending in the Bay Area targeting low-income communities.  Read the full article on East Bay Express. 
Business Wire: UC Berkeley School of Public Health announces new Center for Lean Engagement and Research (CLEAR) in Healthcare to transform healthcare delivery through lean methodologies. This article comes from ThedaCare, a supporter of CLEAR. Find more...
CBS 6 (Richmond, VA): Governments should tax sugary drinks to stave off obesity, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases, the World Health Organization urged. Berkeley became the first US city to pass taxes on sugary drinks in 2014 after voters more...
Safety + Health: NIOSH and the Labor Occupational Health Program of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health have developed a curriculum intended to teach workers with more...

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