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Dornsife Researcher Awarded $1.83 Million to Study Social Media as a Tool for HPV Prevention

Philip Massey, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the department of Community Health and Prevention, is the lead investigator for a new R01 grant designed to increase vaccination rates by educating parents through social media.

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New Research Finds Asbestos in Talc Commonly Used Across Southeast Asia

The public health risks associated with talcum powder containing asbestos have been widely explored in the United States, and now a similar risk has been found in Southeast Asia.

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Life Expectancy May Be Linked to Socioeconomic Status Even with Universal Healthcare

A study of 6 million people found a strong link between socioeconomic status and life expectancy among a population with universal healthcare.

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Community Environments Play a Complex Role in Health Interventions

New research looked at the effectiveness of a mindful eating intervention on the health of overweight or obese pregnant women.

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The Impact of the ACA on Health Care Access for Children

A new study sought to better understand the association between the implementation of the ACA and the status of disparities in health care access affecting children in post-ACA in California.

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Researchers Identify Barriers to Healthier Work Conditions for Nail Salon Workers

Many nail technicians put in long hours, without basic health care coverage, while earning annual salaries estimated at roughly $25,000.