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HealthCal.org blogs about accountable care organizations. Professor James Robinson is quoted. Read the article on HealthCal.org
Daily Californian: UC Berkeley ranked sixth among large universities for producing Peace Corps volunteers in 2012. Justin Rausa is quoted about how his Peace Corps service influenced his decision to earn a master of public health degree from UC more...
SF Gate and other outlets: Mothers who breathe the kind of pollution emitted by vehicles, coal power plants and factories are significantly likelier to give birth to underweight children than mothers living in less polluted areas, according to more...
Jan 26 2013
The New York Times and International Herald Tribune: In a letter to the editor, School of Public Health lecturer Lori Dorfman, director of the Berkeley Media Studies Group, writes about the “symbiotic relationship between media makers and gun more...
Financial Times: When Coke began running ads portraying the company as a combatant in the war against obesity, the backlash was intense, underscoring the dilemma faced by food and drink companies as their products become seen as health risks. more...
JWeekly.com: Laura Stachel, an obstetrician and School of Public Health doctoral student, witnessed firsthand the problem of unreliable electric power in delivery rooms in developing countries. She and her husband, Hal Aronson, developed an easy-to- more...
Los Angeles Times: In an op-ed, Professor Malcolm Potts writes that family planning is key to stability in Africa's Sahel region. Read the op-ed in the Los Angeles Times 
Daily Cal: Julia Selezneva, a UC Berkeley alumna and current student in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, lost almost all hearing capability during her junior year of college. Her personal journey as she got cochlear implants in both ears more...
USA Today: Obese drivers are more likely to die in collisions than people of normal weight, a new study has found. The researchers examined data from the U.S. Fatality Analysis Reporting System from 1996 to 2008. In that period, 57,491 collisions in more...
The New York Times and other outlets: Obesity carries yet another surprising risk, according to a new study: obese drivers are more likely than normal weight drivers to die in a car crash. Researchers reviewed data on accidents recorded in the more...

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