News & Spotlights

Los Angeles County holds off on reinstating indoor mask mandate as Covid-19 cases fall (Politico)
July 28, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"If you bring down a mandate and then nobody does it, your mandate becomes a joke. What does that mean for you going forward?" (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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How can we cope with collective trauma? (The Jerusalem Post)
July 27, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Many people are reporting that they have just reached their limit. They can’t listen to the news anymore." (Featuring: Cohen Silver, Roxane)


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Pregnancy outcomes may be increasingly scrutinized by law enforcement (NPR)
July 27, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The result was that Black women who suffered from stillbirths were being policed and ultimately were being arrested." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Fetal Rights Laws’ Impact Extends From Abortion to HOV Lanes (Bloomberg)
July 27, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"It becomes an unsteady ground or what people are calling the wild, wild west," (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Mask Mandates Return to Some California Universities (Inside HigherEd)
July 26, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Masking is a polarizing issue, but generally speaking people at UC Irvine get that our goal is to keep people as safe as possible." (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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Friction surfaces in LA over potential return to masking (Spectrum News 1)
July 26, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"If people don’t want to follow her advice, that’s on them. I just don’t know why she’s being crucified. It’s really more like a strong suggestion. Like, don’t jaywalk." (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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People Exposed To Repeated Hurricanes Has Been Linked To Increased Mental Problems, Research Says (Nature World News)
July 25, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The researchers' findings suggested that a potential mental health crisis is associated with those who directly experienced the storm or knew someone who did, as well as those who spent several hours engaged with media about the hurricane, according to Dana Rose Garfin, UCI assistant adjunct professor of nursing and public health." (Featuring: Garfin, Dana)


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