News & Spotlights

Genetic Counselors Scramble Post-Roe to Provide Routine Pregnancy Services without Being Accused of a Crime (Scientific American)
August 03, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Michele Goodwin, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine, argues in her 2020 book Policing the Womb that there is increasing jeopardy for any pregnant person but particularly for those of color, who have historically been the target of prosecutorial overreach." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Wildfires disproportionately affect low-income Americans, study finds (Marketplace)
August 03, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"That study’s author, research scientist Shahir Masri, said what we’re seeing here is how climate change and its effects – like worsening wildfires – are linked to inequality, whether we’re talking about floods or air pollution or extreme heat waves." (Featuring: Masri, Shahir)


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A California Man’s ‘Painful and Terrifying’ Road to a Monkeypox Diagnosis (California Healthline)
August 03, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"This is the first-ever multicontinental outbreak, so it’s not just going to vanish" (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Criminalization of pregnancy has already been happening to the poor and women of color (NPR)
August 03, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Every one of the arrests were all Black women with the exception of one patient," (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Colleges Scale Back Covid Precautions for Fall, Saying Pandemic Phase Over (Wall Street Journal)
August 03, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"University of California, Irvine, set aside 166 beds for isolation housing this fall, down from 362 in the spring." (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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Biden covid case highlights confusing CDC guidance on ending isolation (The Washington Post)
August 01, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"They’re telling people to go back to work while they’re still contagious, essentially." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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Is it Luck or Something Else? How Never COVID 'Novids' Have Avoided COVID-19 (Healthline)
August 01, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Some people have been more faithful to mitigation measures, including being vaccinated and boosted, masking, social distancing and avoiding crowds, working remotely, and avoiding travel and venues that increase risk," (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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Law professor Michele Goodwin to receive 2022 ABA Margaret Brent Award (American Bar Association)
August 01, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Goodwin will receive the award, given annually by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, at a ceremony and reception at 3-5:30 p.m. CDT on Sunday, August 7, at the Swissotel Chicago during the 2022 ABA Annual Meeting." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Monkeypox in Children: What Parents Need To Know About the Risks (Health)
August 01, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"But parents should not worry excessively about their children contracting monkeypox." (Featuring: Edwards, Karen)


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This DIY box helps clear indoor air of the coronavirus. Why aren’t more people using them? (Los Angeles Times)
July 31, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"They could have just said, ‘Boil your water.’ But they didn’t do that. They gave people clean drinking water." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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