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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


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

January 23, 2013 | Sacramento Bee


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


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


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.


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

Calaveras County working with PHI to implement Community Transformation Grants

October 12, 2012 | Calaveras Enterprise

Calaveras County communities dig in to put CA4Health to work creating healthy places to live, work and play. Their efforts center on the belief that communities have the power to shape their own health and well-being.   more

Study by PHI's Alcohol Research Group linking neighborhood status to problem drinking featured in U.S. News and World Report

October 10, 2012 | U.S. News and World Report

People who live in low-income neighborhoods in the United States are generally less likely to drink alcohol than those in rich neighborhoods, but certain groups of people in low-income neighborhoods are at increased risk for problem drinking, a new study by PHI's Alcohol Research Group finds.  more

San Francisco Chronicle features PHI study showing that exposure to the chemicals PCBs increases risk of breast cancer

October 09, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

A woman's risk of developing breast cancer before age 50 is three times higher if she has a high amount of a form of common synthetic chemical in her blood during her reproductive years, a new study by the Public Health Institute's Child Health and Development Studies show.

PHI's Vice President Matthew Marsom Comments on Farm Bill's Fresh Fruit Amendment in the Washington Post

August 06, 2012 | Washington Post

Is frozen/canned fruit the same as fresh? PHI's Matthew Marsom explains what makes the Farm Bill's fresh fruit amendment unique in the Washington Post. Read more:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/food-fight-in-congress-focuses-on-fresh-vs-frozen-produce-in-schools/2012/08/06/9590933c-dd80-11e1-af1d-753c613ff6d8_story.html?socialreader_check=0&denied=1  more

PHI Writes in the San Francisco Chronicle About Multipurpose Prevention Technologies to Protect Women from HIV and Unwanted Pregnancy

July 24, 2012 | Mary Pittman and Bethany Young-Holt | San Francisco Chronicle

The need for HIV prevention and contraception go hand in hand for many women. But the only widely available product that protects against HIV and pregnancy at the same time is the condom, a device invented for men centuries ago. Too often, this means women's lives are in the hands of their male partners. There are new products on the horizon that combine contraception with HIV and sexually transmitted disease protection and put women back in control. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/article/Put-women-s-health-in-women-s-hands-3729128.php#ixzz23AMkwtRm  more

An Analysis by PHI's Berkeley Media Studies Group of How Child Sexual Abuse Is Reported in the News Appears in the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.

July 18, 2012


PHI VP Matthew Marsom Comments on House Committee's Cuts to Food Stamps in San Francisco Chronicle

July 07, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

The House Agriculture Committee's reduction in food stamp benefits in the farm bill is shortsighted, given the heightended need for food assistance during difficult economic times, PHI vice president Matthew Marsom said in a San Francisco Chronicle article. Read more:

http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/House-farm-bill-cuts-food-stamps-adds-subsidies-3689824.php  more

PHI Vice President Matthew Marsom Weighs in on Need for all Americans to Make Smart Food Choices, Not Only Those on SNAP

July 03, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

Food choices that skimp on good nutrition don't just occur among people receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, PHI VP Matthew Marsom says in a San Francisco Chronicle article:


The Connections Between Climate Change and Reproductive Health

June 29, 2012 | Contraception

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