Archive for 2012

Two recorded UCLA webinars offer various ways to access and analyze CHIS data

Monday, December 17th, 2012

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 ]

Dec 5 Workshop (Anaheim): How to find and use children’s health data

Monday, November 19th, 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 ]

UCLA webinar (Dec. 13): Meeting the growing demand for local-level health estimates

Monday, November 19th, 2012

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 ]

UCLA webinar (Nov. 29): A guide to analyzing CHIS data

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

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 ]

Yale Study: Latinos more likely to suffer from high levels of air pollution

Monday, November 5th, 2012

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 harbor

Monday, 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 ]

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