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A new bill passed in California now allows cooks to sell food made at home. School of Public Health Professor Jaspal S. Sandhu wrote an Op-Ed in the Edible East Bay discussing what this means for the health and wellbeing of some families in more...
Islamic clerics in Indonesia recently issued a religious fatwa saying that the MR vaccine is "haram," or forbidden under Islamic law because pig components are used in its manufacturing. This has caused vaccine rates to plummet, worrying public more...
The Milken Institute Future of Health Summit hosted a panel entitled Race, Gender, and Work: The Economics of Healthy Aging with a range of experts that discussed finances, caregiving, jobs, and more. The panel included Will Dow, Interim Dean of the more...
School of Public Health Professor Lori Dorfman gave a lecture at the University of Washington on how the media can hurt public wellbeing and what can be done to fix it. The lecture was covered by UW's The Daily. “Our behavior matters and what we more...
Since the publication of a report that suggests there is a harmful link between cancer and cell phone radiation, there has been disagreement between federal agencies about the accuracy of these conclusions. The National Institutes of Health agrees more...
Policies for Action interviewed Interim Dean Will Dow, along with Heidi Hartmann, to learn more about his research portfolio and why it matters for policymakers, advocates, and community leaders. Regarding health and employment, Dean Dow said, "At more...
A study showed that exposure to organophosphate pesticides can lead to cognitive problems in children, like reduced IQ and developmental delays, and higher risk of learning disabilities. This pesticide was previously banned, but the ban was more...
Diwali, a religious festival celebrated widely and publicly in India, has been found to pollute the air that could trigger health hazards for the general population. In a study led by School of Public Health Professor of Global Environmental Health more...
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wrote an Opinion piece in The New York Times on the social responsibilities businesses should bear. In the Op-Ed, he makes reference to a study led by School of Public Health Professor and epidemiologist Dr. Lee Riley more...
Dr. Laura Stachel was a practicing obstetrician when she was diagnosed with a degenerative spinal condition that forced her to end her career in obstetrics. After this, she decided "to pursue something that had been a dream,” she says, and enrolled more...

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