Two webinars were presented by staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the past month, and recordings of the webinars are available online. The two webinars provide an overview of various ways to access and analyze data from the California Health Interview Survey. Researchers, students and anyone interested in learning how … [ Read full post ]
Archive for 2012
Learn how to find and use data on children’s health and well-being at a Dec. 5 FREE workshop in Anaheim, CA hosted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, which supports the children’s health data website kidsdata.org. At this workshop, … [ Read full post ]
Researchers, students and anyone interested in learning how to use local-level data to better understand populations are invited to participate in a free webinar on December 13, 2012 from 10-11am, (PST). Presented by Hongjian Yu, PhD and Yueyan Wang, PhD, Statistical Support for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, this online workshop will … [ Read full post ]
Are you a public health researcher, policy analyst, or student who wants to know how to use CHIS data ? If so, you are invited to participate in a free webinar, on Thursday, Nov. 29, presented by Matt Jans, PhD, CHIS Data Quality and Survey Methodology Manager. This free, online workshop will provide technical … [ Read full post ]
While people of all ethnicities live in polluted areas, Hispanics, minorities and other individuals with low incomes are the group most at risk to high levels of high levels of air pollution, according to Yale University research published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
The most concerning pollutants are those comprising what is known … [ Read full post ]
LA Times article: Contrasting views that pollution will be reduced once rail yard is built near LA harborMonday, October 22nd, 2012
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) is proposing to build a new rail yard called the Southern California International Gateway (the SCIG) on property owned by the Port of Los Angeles, according to yesterday’s LA Times article.
The article mentions the Port of Los Angeles, drafted a report called the “… [ Read full post ]