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October 16, 2009

Sarah Gollust (Cohort 6) Netscape Internet Service

Here's a health idea that Democrats and Republicans agree on: when given information on the genetic factors that cause diabetes, both parties equally supported public health policies to prevent the disease.
October 15, 2009

Enrico Marcelli (Cohort 1) - The Boston Globe

A new comparison of two of the region’s largest immigrant groups suggests that Brazilians are more likely to be uninsured and to suffer high levels of stress than immigrants from the Dominican Republic.
October 9, 2009

Sacoby Wilson (Cohort 3) Awarded A Grant for A Four Year Study on Pollution

The University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study pollution in seven North Charleston neighborhoods.
September 28, 2009

Jennifer Stuber (Cohort 2) The Seattle Times

Reaction to escape of state-committed patient stigmatizes people with mental illness.
September 24, 2009

Jennifer Jennings (Cohort 7) - Daily News (New York)

MAYOR'S GRADE INFLATION. STUDY SEZ IT'S MISLEADING TO CLAIM THAT NEW SCHOOLS' GRAD RATE UP
September 14, 2009

Kate Strully (Cohort 3) Feature about the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill.

Nearly 15 million Americans are now looking for work, bringing the official unemployment rate to 9.7 _ the highest in 26 years. If the Senate passes Waxman-Markey, that rate will go much higher. Employment and access to health insurance are inextricably linked.
September 9, 2009

Job insecurity more dangerous to health than losing a job

Sociologist Sarah Burgard and James House of the University of Michigan and Jennie Brand at the University of California, Los Angeles, analyzed data collected on 1,700 adults during studies conducted between 1986 and 1989 and from 1995 and 2005.
August 17, 2009

David Grande (Cohort 3) - Health Care Finance News

Middle-class incomes to be hit hard by post-recession healthcare spending
August 14, 2009

Kristen Springer (Cohort 6) The New York Times

Real men don’t ask for directions, and now researchers are saying the reluctance to ask for help may not just mean they get lost. It may also take a toll on their health.
August 11, 2009

Kristen Springer (Cohort 6) - Featured in The Toronto Star

Hey, macho man, lose that tough-guy swagger. It could be getting in the way of your health.

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