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Los Angeles Times: Comparing satellite images and Census 2000 data, a study coauthored by Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch has found that minorities are more likely to live in "urban heat islands" and are most at risk during heat waves. As a result, more...
Jun 30 2013
California Magazine: A blog post discusses Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, a new book by Assistant Professor Seth Holmes released by UC Press on June 10. The book "could well change the way you look at your more...
New America Media: After spending two years among indigenous farmworkers in Mexico and in labor camps in the United States, Assistant Professor Seth M. Holmes documents how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine their health more...
KQED's Forum with Michael Krasny: Assistant Professor Kristine Madsen, who is also a pediatrician at UCSF, joins a discussion of the American Medical Association's decision to classify obesity as a disease. (Includes link to audio.) Listen to the more...
KPFA: Dennis Bernstein interviews Assistant Professor Seth Holmes about his new book, Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farm Workers in the United States. The book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants more...
New America Media: In a commentary, Assistant Professor Seth Holmes, author of Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farm Workers in the United States, writes that the “senate border security decision to increase the size of the Border Patrol by 20, more...
The New York Times: A story about employers trying out new health plans that cap health costs quotes Professor James C. Robinson. The California Public Employees Retirement System — Calpers — is also trying the new system, and some hospitals have more...
San Francisco Business Times: California’s Public Utilities Commission has turned to UC Berkeley to coordinate an overhaul of workforce development as part of the statewide effort to curb energy use, mitigate climate change and establish the Golden more...
The New York Times Magazine: Joshua Lang, a student in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, writes about a study by UCSF's Diana Greene Foster, comparing women who were turned away from abortion clinics with women who received the abortions more...
Numerous Spanish-language media outlets covered the publication of a new book by Assistant Professor Seth Holmes, Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farm Workers in the United States. The book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and more...

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