A policy brief calls for the creation of a national rapid-response team to guide schools as they weigh in-person, online or hybrid learning models.
Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation has offered wide-ranging guidance on the statewide mandate to test drinking water for lead.
A UCLA study found that more than half of countries don’t protect workers who report discriminatory treatment based on race or ethnicity.
The UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project tracks issues involving the pandemic and mass incarceration in prisons and jails.
A large percentage of users of both products are also underage, according to new research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Research brief: A study shows that the proportion of vaccinated adolescents is higher in most states that require students to receive the vaccine.
Kathryn O’Neill of UCLA's Williams Institute discusses how pre-existing health conditions, poverty and discrimination create a volatile mix.
Seven days a week, UCLA volunteers staff a well-being call-in line, offering support, resources and a compassionate ear.
Homeless people are more likely to be put on ventilators for respiratory infections than non-homeless
Research brief: The study used data on 20,000 people hospitalized for influenza in New York.
UCLA is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and departments are working closely with local, state and national officials.
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Marc Suchard will co-lead the effort, which has received funding from the National Institutes of Health.
As professors were forced to change how they teach, the Fiat Lux seminars provided a platform to also change what they taught to help students understand the crisis.
Faculty leaders voice their support for those fighting to end state violence against people of color
The heads of academic units dedicated to social justice renew their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service are not complicit with the expansion of the police state.
Having witnessed the struggles of her own family and others, Melissa Rios learned early on how education, poverty and health are linked.
TranslateCovid.org is an effort by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Asian American Studies Center to help vulnerable communities.
UCLA psychology professor Vickie Mays is working with members of Congress to improve data collection around the pandemic.
The program, called SuEIR, takes into account the number of cases categorized as susceptible, unreported, exposed, infectious and recovered.
Half of apartment dwellers in the city say they have been exposed to unwanted secondhand smoke in their homes in the last year.
Thousands of individuals across the state will be trained in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing and case investigation.
The United States is one of 11 countries that do not mandate some form of paid leave at the national level.
The Hollywood power couple connected with public health professor Anne Rimoin after she appeared on an MSNBC program.
Achieving net-zero emissions in California by 2050 can prevent thousands of deaths annually, researchers say.
The pandemic has highlighted our existing health disparities. Good data can prevent them from widening, says UCLA’s Ninez Ponce.
UCLA’s Catherine Carpenter gives us the lowdown on food safety, hygiene and nutrition in the time of COVID-19.