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Claire Brindis honored at UC Berkeley's Public Health 75 Celebration

April 23, 2018
Claire Brindis, DrPH, director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies was honored by @UCBerkeley #PublicHealth75. UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health (SPH) was the first school of its kind west of the Mississippi. Today, with more than 14,500 alumni, it is a leading institution...

Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

April 18, 2018
Daily use of electronic cigarettes is associated with nearly a doubling of the odds of a heart attack, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco. This is the first evidence of a substantial, human health impact of the popular devices that were first introduced about a decade ago, indicating...

Working Parents, Take a Deep Breath: Preschool, Daycare Do Not Raise Asthma Risk

April 12, 2018
A UCSF study that involved combing through more than 50 years of data to assess the link between asthma and daycare and preschool attendance may provide welcome reassurance to working parents. Early child care does not boost children’s risk for developing this common respiratory disease, according...

Funding Innovation in a Learning Health Care System

April 09, 2018
Throughout the United States, health systems are attempting to change decades of operational systems designed to deliver health care as a reimbursable service into systems that deliver health as a population goal. Alongside those transformative activities are quality improvement efforts, such as...

HSR selects Andrew Bindman as new Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018
The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), the not-for-profit research and educational affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), today announced new editorial leadership for its flagship journal, Health Services Research, adding a new Co-Editor-in-Chief and expanded team of...

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