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December 15, 2011

Mark Hatzenbuehler (Cohort 8) USNews / HealthDay

Gay men who live in states where same-sex marriage is legal are healthier, have less stress, make fewer doctor visits and have lower health-care costs, a new study finds.
December 14, 2011

Jennifer Jennings (Cohort 7) United Federation of Teachers

Closing Schools: DOE Spins Itself an Alternate Universe of Facts
December 13, 2011

Jennie Brand (Cohort 2) The Wall Street Journal

There is a low likelihood that the non-college goers are perfectly comparable to the college goers
December 13, 2011

Beth McManus (Cohort 7) NewsWise

Mothers of Tiny Babies Suffer, Too
December 11, 2011

Peter Bearman (Columbia University Site Director) Los Angeles Times

Autism rates have increased twentyfold in a generation, stirring parents' deepest fears and prompting a search for answers. But what if the upsurge is not what it appears to be?
December 11, 2011

Ana Diez-Roux (University of Michigan Site Director) World News Report

Study from the University of Michigan indicates downturns in economic activity may have overall beneficial effects on the population and general life expectancy.
December 9, 2011

Carolyn Cannuscio (Cohort 3) American Journal of Public Health

Carolyn is lead author on a study to be released in the January 2012 issue of the American Journal of Public Health The study, which UPenn Program Site Director David Asch also contributed to, is entitled “Using Art to Amplify Youth Voices on Housing Insecurity” and a sample of that art is also used as the cover photo for this issue.
December 8, 2011

Tamar Mendelson (Cohort 2) The Behavioral Medicine Report

Group Programs To Prevent Childhood Depression Prove To Be Effective
December 7, 2011

Robert Hiatt (UCSFB Site Director) Health News

Unneeded radiation, hormone therapy, alcohol raise risk but hair dye, cellphones appear safe, report says
December 5, 2011

Cassandra Okechukwu (Cohort 6) Harvard School of Public Health

A study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers, published November 17, 2011, in the American Journal of Public Health, shows that symptoms of depression are common among low-wage nursing home employees.

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