IHPS Media Mentions

Julia Adler-Milstein:
New COVID-19 Reporting Tool is Another Patch for the US’s Rickety Health Data System (The Verge)

Sunitha Kaiser:
Child abuse surges in times of crisis - the pandemic may be different (Eureka Alert)

Hemal Kanzaria:
New study shows ‘isolation and quarantine hotels’ helped free up hospital space, reduce Covid-19 sprea(Mission Local)
How Moving the Homeless to Hotels During the Pandemic Helps Everyone (HealthDay)

Rita Redberg:

Statins side effects: Do statins cause weight gain? Yes, but indirectly, says study (Daily Express)

Jack Resneck:
Feds Must Work to Overcome Telehealth Obstacles to Realize Full Potential for Medicare (MeriTalk)
Backing for telehealth Medicare reimbursement gains steam in Congress (MedTech Dive)

Joanne Spetz:
What COVID-19 has revealed about the nursing profession (Deseret News)

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo:

How one state is trying to lure leery patrons (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
< Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers (NPR)
California clinics: More vaccines going to rich than at-risk (ABC News)
UCSF Doctor Talks J&J's Vaccine, Disparities in Distribution (NBC Bay Area)
Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions, From Side Effects to Safety (KQED)
Officials Struggle With Conflicting Vaccine Priorities (Governing)

COVID-19 pandemic leads to drop in life expectancy in the U.S. ( KIRO 7)
US life expectancy drops 1 year during COVID pandemic, most since World War II (KGO-TV)
COVID-19: California may not Reach Herd Immunity for Years (Government Technology)
UC Health, CA Department of Public Health launch COVID-19 data models (Daily Californian)
California city considers 'hero pay' for farmworkers (Lincoln Journal Star)
The frantic race to curb racial inequities in L.A. vaccine distribution (Los Angles Times)

Margot Kushel:
COVID vaccinations to expand for jailed, unhoused people in Santa Clara County (Vallejo Times Herald)
How will San Francisco vaccinate its homeless population? (Mission Local)
Despite Pandemic, New Wave of Court-Ordered Evictions Displacing Poor Tenants (San Francisco Public Press)

Kim Rhoads:

COVID testing, vaccination hesitancy declines in East Oakland (KRON 4)
Starbucks'’ Doubleshot Takes On New Meaning (The Bull and Bear)
Medical, racial disparities continue to hit Black communities hard after yearlong pandemic (Stockton Record)
Why can't Big Tech speed up the vaccine rollout? (WRCB)

Claire Brindis:
Abortions Can Happen Safely—and Entirely—at Home (Newsweek)

Kevin Grumbach:
Medicare for All the 'Only Way Forward,' Concludes Lancet Panel in Study Detailing Death and Misery Inflicted by Trump (Common Dreams)
Death Toll Associated With Trump Administration Goes Beyond Covid-19, Says Lancet Report (Forbes)

Rita Hamad:
Why Some States Won’t Share Race and Ethnicity Data on Vaccinations with the CDC—and Why That’s a Problem (The Atlantic)

Christina Mangurian:
Paid maternity leave linked to long-term health benefits (The Tribune)

Tracey Woodruff:
EPA Dumps Trump-Era Chemical Analysis Approach After Rebuke (1) (Bloomberg Law)

Naomi Bardach:
California Denies In-Person Learning Waivers for 3 School Districts in San Diego's North County (NBC 7 )
5 things to know about California's plan to reopen schools (ABC 10)

Riverside County reports 'big discrepancy' in COVID-19 vaccination rates by race (The Desert Sun)
California’s Newsom proposes spending $2 billion to help reopen elementary schools (The Washington Post)
Governor Newsom introduces plan to gradually re-open schools (KRCR)
New COVID Strain in Socal | State Braces, Announces School Opening Plan (VC Reporter)

Some California Schools Are Testing Kids For the Coronavirus Twice a Week Before Letting Them Inside (KQED)

Janet Coffman:
California changes reopening criteria again, allots 40% of vaccine to poorer areas (Cal Matters)
Bay Area Hospitals, Near Capacity, Prepare for Post-Holiday COVID Surge (KPIX)
‘Hiring Like Crazy’: California Desperately Searches for More Nurses and Doctors as COVID-19 Cases Soar (KQED)
‘We’re At A Breaking Point;’ COVID Ambulance Diversons Becoming Common In Santa Clara County (KPIX) 
California’s vaccination efforts are off to a slow start. Here’s why (San Francisco Chronicle)


Joanne Spetz:
California Hospitals, Nurses Union Battle Over Patient Ratio Law 
'Nurses exhausted': Nationwide nursing shortage hits CA, Bay Area hospitals (KGO-TV)
California Is Overriding Its Limits On Nurse Workloads As COVID-19 Surges (KQED)
A Christmas Unlike Any Other (The New York Times)
California hospitals face twin crises of capacity and ‘moral distress.’ (The New York Times)
California is desperate, but volunteer health corps dwindles (WSB-TV Atlanta)


Liz Dzeng:
Guardianship and End-of-Life Decision Making: A Podcast with Andy Cohen and Liz Dzeng 


Jahan Fahimi:
U.S. will require negative coronavirus test for all airline passengers from U.K..
 (The Washington Post)
Vaccine Selfies Are Going to Be Everywhere (The Cut)


Margot Kushel:
Isolation Helps Homeless Population Escape Worst of Virus 
(The New York Times) 
COVID vaccine: Will Bay Area homeless shelters be a top priority? (The San Jose Mercury News)


Rob Lustig:
Your brain on cortisol: Why our overstressed gray matter is leading us astray in lockdown 
21 Health & Well-Being Books For Your 2021 Reading List (MindBodyGreen)
How the American Diet Turbocharges COVID-19 (Mother Jones)
A January with less sugar (The New York Times)


Monica McLemore:
At least 4 founders of Time’s Up Healthcare resign as organization mum on sexual harassment suit (STAT)
Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us (The Atlantic)

Maria Raven:
How the Pandemic Is Opening the Door to Housing Access (Yes! Magazine)
A healthcare worker explains what it’s like to get the Pfizer vaccine (Salon)

Rita Redberg:
Supporting Heart Health During American Heart Month (KPIX)
Should I take a Cholesterol Medication to Protect my Heart? With Dr. Rita Redberg (Healthy Skeptic, MD podcast)


Kim Rhoads:
What the San Francisco Bay Area Can Teach Us About Fighting a Pandemic (The New Yorker)
Experts hope to fight COVID-19 vaccine distrust among Black community through education (KGO-TV)


Julie Ann Sosa:
Medical experts weigh in on protesters’ anti-mask claims 
(San Francisco Examiner)