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KQED Science: Asa Bradman and Professor Brenda Eskenazi of Berkeley's Center for Children's Environmental Health Research have coauthored a study determining how long Neanderthals breast-fed their babies. They first determined that barium deposits more...
San Francisco Chronicle: A new virus similar to SARS — called Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS — is beginning to spread through the Middle East, arousing concern among infectious disease experts worldwide. Professor Art Reingold is quoted more...
Times-Standard: Dean Stephen Shortell, chair of the Berkeley Forum, is quoted. The Berkeley Forum, a task force of private and public sector health care leaders convened by UC-Berkeley's School of Public Health, is taking what it calls a new “bottom more...
May 19 2013
Huffington Post: In a blog post, Dr. Jodi Halpern, professor of bioethics, responds to a New Yorker piece by Paul Bloom that argued that empathy (e.g., for the child in the well) shouldn't form the basis for policy decisions. Halpern counters that more...
Los Angeles Times: Brent Fulton, assistant adjunct professor in the Petris Center on Health Care Markets & Consumer Welfare and the Global Center for Health Economics and Policy Research, comments on Kaiser's attempt to raise rates, which has more...
San Rafael Patch: Zero Breast Cancer, a community non-profit organization based in Marin County, honored nine individuals and businesses for their contributions to understanding breast cancer and the healing process, and for leadership in improving more...
Medical Daily: A new study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley says racial minority groups in the United States face a greater risk than whites of health dangers from extreme heat, based on where they live. Professor Rachel more...
Futurity and HealthCanal.com: Professor Meredith Minkler and Associate Professor Amani Nuru-Jeter, coauthors of the study, are quoted. New research indicates that Mexican-Americans born in the United States who are aged 55 and over are significantly more...
San Francisco Chronicle: In an opinion piece, Dean Stephen Shortell, Professor Richard Scheffler, and Liora Bowers, director of health policy and practice at the Petris Center, write that unless we shift away from fee-for-service health care, the more...
L.A. Times, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, and many others: Study coauthor Professor S. Katharine Hammond is quoted. UC Berkeley School of Public Health researchers found lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals in a sample of 32 more...

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