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New York Times: From the moment the waters began rising in Texas last month, disease was on health officials’ minds. Floodwaters, after all, are filthy. When Hurricane Harvey finally moved north and the feet of flooding drained, hospitals saw a more...
Cision PR Newswire: UC Berkeley School of Public Health and ConnectWell announced today a strategic partnership that will digitize the School's expertly-vetted health and wellness content, making it possible for millions of Americans to take more...
Becker's Healthcare: Health insurers have the ability to negotiate lower provider prices in markets boasting higher payer and provider concentration, according to a recent study published in Health Affairs. Richard Scheffler's, a health economics more...
In this Op-ed, Woody Rehanek writes about a pesticide called chlorpyrifos that has been linked to learning and behavioral problems. The writer recommends the pesticide be banned. Rehanek cites a CERCH study. Read the op-ed here.
San Francisco Chronicle: The newly released Apple Watch — with its added feature of cellular connectivity — is reigniting concerns among some public health researchers and medical experts over the potential health risks of long-term exposure to more...
Health News Review: In this blog, Leah Rosenbaum writes about a study that came out about light alcohol consumption being okay during pregnancy and the reporting on the research as being misleading. Leah Rosenbaum is currently a graduate student at more...
Huffington Post: Newly renovated low-income housing units in Boston earned awards for green design and building but flunked indoor air-quality tests, a new study shows. Asa Bradman, associate director of the Center for Environmental Research and more...
TIME: Time Reporters tested the water in Houston to find out what was in it to warn people about the possibility of getting sick from bacteria and hazardous pollutants. Charlotte Smith, a microbiologist and water specialist at the University of more...
Reuters: Women exposed to the highest quantities of agricultural pesticides in California’s San Joaquin Valley while pregnant were at heightened risk of giving birth prematurely and delivering low-weight infants, a new study found. Robert Gunier of more...
  San Francisco Chronicle: In this Op-Ed, Danielle Parenteau Decker, a current student at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley, writes about a landlord that keeps the central heat on during hot days because of a heat ordinance in San Francisco more...

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