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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


Following the Rio+ 20 UN Conference, PHI Op-Ed in the GlobalPost Emphasizes the Need to Break Out of Issue Silos to Achieve Sustainable Development

June 28, 2012 | GlobalPost


New Study from PHI's BMSG: How Soda Companies' Social Responsibility Campaigns Are Harming Your Health

June 21, 2012 | Time


Thinly Disguised Outreach Efforts Drive More People to Drink Soda, from PHI's BMSG

June 18, 2012 | U.S. News and World Report


Regardless of the Supreme Court's Ruling on the Affordable Care Act, a Transformation to "Wellcare" Has Begun

June 17, 2012 | Health Affairs


California African-American Women Lack Access to Mental Health Treatment

June 11, 2012 | KQED


RAMP Director Anne Kelsey Lamb Explains the Significance of New Federal Efforts to Address Asthma Disparities in Children

May 31, 2012 | KQED


PHI CEO Mary Pittman Outlines the Impact of Community Transformation Grant Funding in California

May 31, 2012 | Merced Sun-Star


Mary Pittman Calls for Protecting Prevention Fund from Political Maneuvers

May 24, 2012 | Women's Media Center


PHI's Norman Constantine and Carmen R. Nevarez Comment on the Federal Sex Education Program Review System in RH Reality Check

May 24, 2012 | Norman Constantine and Carmen Rita Nevarez | RH Reality Check


Women Work to Save Preventive Care Gains

May 23, 2012 | Women's Media Center


PHI and George W Bush Institute Call for Continued U.S. Investment in Women's Health Around the World

May 15, 2012 | Dallas Morning News


We Can't Pit the Prevention Fund Against Student Loans, says PHI's Matthew Marsom

May 07, 2012 | Marketplace

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