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UCLA study finds overwhelming support for smoke-free policies among L.A. tenants, landlords
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Exposure to secondhand smoke poses serious health risks to tenants in densely populated housing
May 18, 2020
UCLA study finds overwhelming support for smoke-free policies among L.A. tenants, landlords
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Exposure to secondhand smoke poses serious health risks to tenants in densely populated housing
May 18, 2020
Health uninsurance rate in California remained low in 2018, survey finds
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Results also show key findings in non-cigarette tobacco use, mental health and well-being

The percentage of Californians without health insurance remained stable and low in 2018, thanks to actions by state legislators, according to a policy brief produced by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The findings are unlike the rest of the nation, which saw an increase in the rate of uninsurance.

October 24, 2019
Health uninsurance rate in California remained low in 2018, survey finds
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Results also show key findings in non-cigarette tobacco use, mental health and well-being

The percentage of Californians without health insurance remained stable and low in 2018, thanks to actions by state legislators, according to a policy brief produced by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The findings are unlike the rest of the nation, which saw an increase in the rate of uninsurance.

October 24, 2019
California program is a good step toward coordinating care for high-needs patients, study finds
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An evaluation by UCLA researchers has found that a California program launched in 2016 has been a positive step toward providing better-coordinated health care for people insured by Medicaid.

 

Initial findings from the ongoing analysis were published today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

October 07, 2019
California program is a good step toward coordinating care for high-needs patients, study finds
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An evaluation by UCLA researchers has found that a California program launched in 2016 has been a positive step toward providing better-coordinated health care for people insured by Medicaid.

 

Initial findings from the ongoing analysis were published today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

October 07, 2019
Requiring insurers to cover retail pharmacy vaccinations for adult Californians could save lives, study finds
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Requiring health insurers to pay for adult vaccinations given at retail pharmacies could help prevent the spread of deadly communicable diseases such as influenza, pneumococcal infection and human papillomavirus, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

August 30, 2018
Requiring insurers to cover retail pharmacy vaccinations for adult Californians could save lives, study finds
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Requiring health insurers to pay for adult vaccinations given at retail pharmacies could help prevent the spread of deadly communicable diseases such as influenza, pneumococcal infection and human papillomavirus, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

August 30, 2018
Rent burden strains more than three-quarters of low-income seniors in California, study finds
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More than three-quarters of California’s low-income seniors are financially burdened by rent, according to a new fact sheet from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
August 21, 2018
Rent burden strains more than three-quarters of low-income seniors in California, study finds
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More than three-quarters of California’s low-income seniors are financially burdened by rent, according to a new fact sheet from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
August 21, 2018
27 percent of California adolescents say they are viewed as gender nonconforming, study finds
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The survey measures youths’ perceptions of how they are seen by their student peers

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school.

December 13, 2017
27 percent of California adolescents say they are viewed as gender nonconforming, study finds
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The survey measures youths’ perceptions of how they are seen by their student peers

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school.

December 13, 2017
Patients consistently treated by one primary care doctor visit the ER less often, UCLA study finds
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​Patients who are treated by the same primary care doctor on a regular basis go to the emergency room and are hospitalized less frequently than those who bounce between multiple providers, according to new research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

The study, published today in the July issue of the journal Health Affairs, was led by
July 07, 2015
Patients consistently treated by one primary care doctor visit the ER less often, UCLA study finds
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​Patients who are treated by the same primary care doctor on a regular basis go to the emergency room and are hospitalized less frequently than those who bounce between multiple providers, according to new research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

The study, published today in the July issue of the journal Health Affairs, was led by
July 07, 2015
UCLA study finds that one-quarter of California adults are obese
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Rate is up from 19.3% in 2001 More Californians than ever are obese, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ​ The study found that 24.8 percent of adults were obese in 2011–2012, compared to 19.3 percent a decade earlier. Nearly 18 million California adults and adolescents are considered overweight or obese, and about 7.4 million of them can be classified as obese.
June 25, 2015
UCLA study finds that one-quarter of California adults are obese
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Rate is up from 19.3% in 2001 More Californians than ever are obese, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ​ The study found that 24.8 percent of adults were obese in 2011–2012, compared to 19.3 percent a decade earlier. Nearly 18 million California adults and adolescents are considered overweight or obese, and about 7.4 million of them can be classified as obese.
June 25, 2015
Study finds modest investment could expand Medi-Cal to undocumented residents of California
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Approximately 690,000 to 730,000 undocumented Californians could gain access to routine and preventive health care in 2015 with just a 2 percent increase in state Medi-Cal spending – estimated at between $353 to $369 million – according to a joint study by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education and the

May 21, 2014
Study finds modest investment could expand Medi-Cal to undocumented residents of California
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Approximately 690,000 to 730,000 undocumented Californians could gain access to routine and preventive health care in 2015 with just a 2 percent increase in state Medi-Cal spending – estimated at between $353 to $369 million – according to a joint study by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education and the

May 21, 2014
Study finds 125,000 immigrant youth with "Deferred Action" may be eligible for Medi-Cal
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Fear and lack of information may impede sign up

University of California researchers today released two reports that indicate high need and potential for health coverage among undocumented teens and young adults in the Golden State. The findings trail a bill recently introduced in the California Legislature that calls for healthcare coverage for all Californians regardless of their immigration status.

February 25, 2014
Study finds 125,000 immigrant youth with "Deferred Action" may be eligible for Medi-Cal
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Fear and lack of information may impede sign up

University of California researchers today released two reports that indicate high need and potential for health coverage among undocumented teens and young adults in the Golden State. The findings trail a bill recently introduced in the California Legislature that calls for healthcare coverage for all Californians regardless of their immigration status.

February 25, 2014