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Los Angeles Times: Michael Wilson, director of the Labor Occupational Health Program, is quoted. Despite the devastation caused bt the recent fertilizer plant explosion, sentiments remain subdued among residents of West, Texas. The state has a long more...
Washington Post: Research led by Professor Brenda Eskenazi, director of Berkeley’s Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health, is included in an article about the numerous health risks of flame retardant chemicals found in many consumer more...
Daily Californian: Pursuant to a universitywide ban on tobacco products, UC Berkeley has established a committee to oversee the move toward becoming tobacco-free by 2014. To lead the tobacco-free initiative, the campus has created the Tobacco-Free more...
The New York Times: Professor Paul Gertler is one of the authors of a new study that suggests that most young gay men in Mexico City would pledge to stay HIV-free, attend a monthly safe-sex talk, and take regular HIV tests to prove they were more...
The Grio: Associate Professor Amani Nuru-Jeter comments on a study at the Boston University School of Public Health that found a link between childhood abuse and fibroids. She notes that her own research has found certain coping skills are more...
The New York Times: Patricia Crawford, director of UC Berkeley's Atkins Center for Weight and Health, and Assistant Professor Kristine Madsen are among a group of 18 doctors, researchers, and public health experts urging the U.S. Food and Drug more...
Oakland Post: Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General and former CDC director, and Dr. J. Michael McGinnis, a top health official who served under four U.S. presidential administrations, each received a 17th annual Public Health Heroes Award more...
The Wall Street Journal: Dean Stephen Shortell coauthors a commentary advocating a transition away from conventional fee-for-service insurance to an accountable care organization (ACO) payment model, which pays providers more for achieving better more...
Scientific American: Kim Harley, associate adjunct professor at the School, comments on a Columbia University study finding a link between bisphenol A (BPA)-exposure and childhood asthma. Noting that the study doesn’t mean BPA causes asthma or more...
Sacramento Bee: Dean Stephen Shortell and Professor Richard Scheffler, coauthors of a new report, are quoted. "California's health industry heavyweights, warning that insurance premiums will soon consume a third of people's incomes, today threw more...

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