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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...
Oakland Tribune: In an op-ed, Dr. Jodi Halpern, associate professor of bioethics in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, writes that calls for resiliency and recovery might not be what victims of the Boston Marathon bombing most need to hear more...
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...

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