News & Spotlights

Coronavirus FAQ: Should I go to that party? What do I do if guests got COVID? (NPR)
May 06, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"If, for example, community transmission is high, and you're at personal high risk because you are immunocompromised, or live with someone who is, or want to visit someone who is, or you have underlying health conditions, you might make the decision not to go to the event because it's too much risk." (Featuring: Souleles, David)


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Abortion has been treated as a fringe issue by Democrats for decades. This is the result. (Vox)
May 05, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"When we see states trying to interfere with people being able to leave to get to freedom — oh, my goodness, we’ve seen that before,” (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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America's Abortion Battle (DW)
May 05, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

" The document indicated that the justices would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision and allow US states to ban abortion. Clare Richardson spoke about the draft and its implications with Michele Goodwin, a [Chancellor's] Professor of law at UC Irvine." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates reckon with a potential Roe v. Wade reversal (PBS News Hour)
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Let's keep in mind that people who were kidnapped and sexually exploited and brought to these lands were forced into coerced reproduction." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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As Roe faces its biggest threat, we revisit our episode on Texas abortion access for Black Americans (MSNBC)
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"We should remember that a person is 14 times more likely to die by carrying a pregnancy to term than by terminating it. And given that this has been part of Supreme Court jurisprudence and record just a few years ago in Whole Woman's Health, then this is a deadly decision." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Kamlager pushes bill for abortion services pilot program (Spectrum News 1)
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"Women are already coming from the state of Texas to California to terminate pregnancies." (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Conservative court strategy bears fruit as Roe faces peril (The Hill)
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"We saw the culture wars of the 1980s, but no longer with blood being shed in the streets or with people in mass protests in front of the White House," (Featuring: Goodwin, Michele)


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Roe v Wade: Anti-abortion push rocks reputation of top US court (Aljazeera)
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"The larger issue that we should all be alarmed by is the sliding back of the US democracy, the dismantling of the rule of law, the slipperiness that now has been invoked within the court in terms of precedent … having very little meaning,"


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Orange County COVID-19 hospitalizations still holding steady
May 04, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

"What we’ve seen before is when cases go up in the northeast, they go up," (Featuring: Noymer, Andrew)


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UCI researchers harness the power of mathematical modeling to understand the effectiveness of aspirin on colorectal cancer prevention
April 29, 2022 - Public Health News Spotlight

“Our study highlights the importance of interdisciplinary investigations to better understand the protective effect of aspirin seen in epidemiological data, combining evolutionary biology and computational approaches with traditional molecular and experimental approaches”, (Featuring: Woodarz, Dominik)


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