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Data Stretching Back to 1959 May Explain Link Between Environment and Breast Cancer

February 26, 2013 | Scientific American

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Why Telemedicine Is Finally Ready to Take Off

February 25, 2013 | www.cio.com

David Lindeman, director of the Center for Technology and Aging and co-director of the Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health, both within the Public Health Institute, says that provision of healthcare reform is driving organizations to determine how they can ramp up their telemedicine efforts beyond the pilot stage and start to incorporate them into care management strategies. With that, says fellow CITPH co-director Andrew Broderick, comes cost savings as well as a more productive and more efficient clinical staff.  more

New Study on Alcohol and Breast Cancer Sparks Extensive Media Coverage

February 21, 2013 | Various media

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Funding Cuts to SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Threaten Nation's Health, Economy, PHI VP Matthew Marsom Tells KPBS Radio

February 20, 2013 | KPBS Radio in San Diego

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ARG Scientists Contribute to Study Showing Alcohol Causes More Deaths Than Melanoma

February 15, 2013 | San Francisco Chronicle

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PHI's Survey on Rural Obesity Included in KQED Health Blog on Statewide Obesity Poll

February 14, 2013 | KQED State of Health blog

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Privatizing Liquor Stores Will Ease Access and Cause More Drinking Problems, ARG's Bill Kerr Says

February 11, 2013 | The Morning Call

Converting from a system of state-owned liquor stores to a private one in Pennsylvania will make alcohol easier and less expensive to buy and lead to more drinking-related problems, ARG’s Bill Kerr told The Morning Call in the state’s Lehigh Valley.  more

PHI Poll of Rural Voter Attitudes about Obesity Covered by Various Local Media

January 31, 2013 | Various media

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Lori Dorfman of PHI's BMSG weighs in on the link between violence in the media and real life on New York Times opinion page

January 26, 2013 | New York Times

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In Financial Times Lori Dorfman of PHI's BMSG compares Coke's obesity ads to big tobacco tactics

January 25, 2013 | Financial Times

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Don't Slash Programs That Make Our Communities Healthier, Mary Pittman Writes in Sacramento Bee Op-Ed

January 23, 2013 | Sacramento Bee

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Buenos Habitos = Buena Salud

January 22, 2013 | La Opinion

El Condado de Los Ángeles recibió estos recursos del CTG (Community Transformation Grant) por un monto de $9.8 millones por año, que serán entregados a lo largo de cinco años, mientras que el Condado de Madera recibió $1.25 millones durante el mismo periodo como parte de CA4Health PHI, que cubre los condados rurales en todo el estado.  more

ARG's Tom Greenfield Warns About New Device for Inhaling Alcohol As a Vapor

January 14, 2013 | Daily Mail

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PHI's Child Health and Development Studies highlighted in article on research into why Bay Area breast cancer rates are high

January 06, 2013 | San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, Hayward Daily Review

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PHI comments on fiscal cliff cuts to critical nutrition funding

January 02, 2013 | HuffPostHill

"'This funding cut to the [SNAP-Ed] program undermines and weakens a critical component of our nationwide efforts to address promote healthy eating and prevent chronic disease just as investments to prevent obesity and promote healthy eating are beginning to show results,' Matthew Marsom, an executive with the Public Health Institute, said of the nutrition education program."  more

BMSG asks Nickelodeon to Stop Advertising Junk Food to Kids

December 05, 2012 | UPI.com

U.S. health groups, nutritionists, physicians and other experts called on cable's Nickelodeon and it's parent Viacom to stop hawking junk food to kids.  more

PHI's CA4Health Featured in the Imperial Valley Press for Efforts to Train Community Health Workers

December 05, 2012 | Imperial Valley Press

Spanish-language training workshops, called "Taking Control of Your Health," are preparing promotoras to  encourage and train the community about the proper treatment, management and prevention of common chronic diseases. The workshops are made possible by the support of PHI's CA4Health.

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Prevention efforts in Tuolumne County, part of PHI's CA4Health program, featured in Forbes

November 29, 2012 | Forbes

Prevention efforts in California's rural Tuolumne County, part of PHI's CA4Health program, are featured in this Forbes column . The program is funded through the Affordable Care Act's Prevention and Public Health Fund.  more

New PHI study spurs important dialogue around breast cancer in California media

November 29, 2012 | Various media

New PHI study spurs important dialogue around breast cancer in California media.  more

PHI's Barbara Cohn comments in SF Chronicle on studies finding toxic flame retardant chemicals in most homes

November 28, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

PHI's Barbara Cohn comments in SF Chronicle on studies finding toxic flame retardant chemicals in most homes .  more

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