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Alumnus Sir Michael Marmot's investigation looked at 18,000 civil servants in the British bureaucracy, and after ten years concluded that the lower people were placed in the hierarchy, the higher their mortality rate. Marmot called it “the status more...
  Ambrosia—the startup that injects the plasma of young people into those 35 and older—is looking to open up shop in New York City. Ambrosia shares its name with the mythical food associated with immortality. To date, the company has run clinical more...
The American Medical Association on Wednesday urged the U.S. Justice Department to block the proposed $69 billion tie-up between CVS Health and Aetna amid speculation that federal antitrust enforcers will not challenge the deal. Analysis was led by more...
More than 70 percent of young people entering Larkin Street housing in San Francisco report using drugs in their lifetime, and, on average, the first age of drug use is 15. In a city with some 200 overdose deaths a year, this crisis has dire effects more...
The U.S. health care system remains the most expensive in the world with highly varying quality and outcomes of care. The challenge of providing better care and a lower rate of growth in spending is likely to grow as the population ages and there more...
The School of Public Health was mentioned in a Los Angeles Times article detailing UC Berkeley’s proposal to construct much-need student residence halls on People’s Park. The plan also calls for the creation of long-term supportive housing and more...
Using integrated care, better-coordinated care and palliative care can generate enough reductions in health spending to finance universal health coverage in the next few years, writes School of Public Health Professor Richard Scheffler in an Op-ed more...
Clinical Professor Emeritus John Swartzberg coauthored an article addressing the topic of employer provided health and wellness content for the March issue of California Broker. "In order to make good health decisions for themselves and their family more...
A report from the UC Berkeley Nicholas C. Petris Center on HealthCare Markets and Consumer Welfare and the center’s director, Richard Scheffler, that analyzed consolidation in the hospital, insurance and physician markets in California between 2010 more...
Lee Riley, a professor in the School of Public Health and a leading expert in infectious diseases, was featured in an NBC Bay Area news story that investigated the dangers of discarded needles, feces and garbage littering San Francisco streets. The more...

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