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Los Angeles Times: Dean Stephen Shortell, a coauthor of the report, is quoted. "California could cut $110 billion in healthcare spending over the next decade, saving the average household $800 a year, by quickly moving away from conventional fee-for more...
KPCC Southern California Public Radio: Dean Stephen Shortell, coauthor of a new report, is interviewed. A collaboration of UC Berkeley health policy experts, government health regulators and leaders of California’s largest health insurance and more...
U.S. News & World Report: A study led by Dr. Kristine Madsen, assistant professor at the School, found that a soccer program increased the physical activity levels of overweight and obese children. Researchers examined the impact that a more...
San Francisco Chronicle: Megan Schwarzman, a research scientist at the School, comments on research into the possibility that environmental factors are linked to breast cancer. “We wouldn't want to suggest that the environment is the most important more...
Richmond Confidential: Mike Wilson, director of the Labor Occupational Health Program, is quoted. The fire at Richmond’s Chevron oil refinery on August 6, 2012 wasn’t the only reason the United Steelworkers union and several environmental more...
KTVU: A new change to the ban against using a cellphone when flying could be coming soon, but there are some emerging controversies over cellphone use on planes, including a possible health risk. Joel Moskowitz, director of the School's Center for more...
Washington Post: A study found that food-borne illnesses in San Francisco increased 46 percent after the bag ban went into effect in 2007, with no such  uptick in neighboring counties. Tomas Aragón, director of the School's Center for Infectious more...
Huffington Post: Love, feelings, and fun topped the list of reasons a group of 20-something African-American women had sex, according to a study by Assistant Professor Julianna Deardorff and colleagues. But regardless of the women's motivations for more...
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...

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