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SPH This Week
February 28, 2016
Introducing the New SPH Website
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Homelessness, Its Consequences, and Its Causes
Homelessness has been quite visible in our community over the past year. A note on homelessness, its health consequences, and its causes.
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"We're Swimming in Data"
[VIDEO] At Public Health Forum, UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean Stefano Bertozzi discusses ways to better employ big data.
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Broad, Ongoing Support Needed for Children Affected by HIV
[VIDEO] Programs should address “underlying problems” of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Age-Specific Dementia Rates Falling, While New Cases Rise
Rate of new dementia cases may be slowing over time.
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Science on Salt Is Polarized
Slightly more than half of papers support idea that salt is bad for your health.
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Community Discusses 'Safe Space' for Opioid Use
Researchers, activists, and recovering users wrestled with tough questions at Public Health in Action forum.
Kalamazoo, Michigan, Shootings: What We Know — references study by Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
STAT-Harvard Poll: Americans Say No to ‘Designer Babies’ — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy, and management.
Boston Magazine
The Color of Cancer — quotes Lynn Rosenberg, associate director of the Slone Epidemiology Center and professor of epidemiology.
Science 2.0
Science on Salt Is Polarized–That Means It Is a Cultural Issue, and Not a Health One — quotes Dean Sandro Galea.
Faculty Breakfast with Dean Galea
Tuesday, March 1, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Founders Room.
Racial Justice Talking Circle
Tuesday, March 1, 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm, CT305.
Film Screening: It's a Girl
Thursday, March 3, 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm, L110.
View the full SPH calendar.