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 ]
‘CHIS Making an Impact’ Archive
Susan H. Babey, a Center research scientist, is the author of a journal article that reveals teens are glued to their TV or computer screens more than 24 hours a week. In this interview, Babey sheds light on why teens watch TV and use computers so much, how the physical environment impacts this … [ Read full post ]
How many children are uninsured in your county? What percentage of teens are affected by childhood obesity, asthma, low levels of physical activity and other health challenges? The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research now has easy-to-read and printable county-based Child and Teen Health Profiles on topics ranging from exercise, fast food and soda consumption, … [ Read full post ]
You are invited to join the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and their partners for the 7th Annual Summer Institute Conference on Health and Migration, June 25-29 in Los Angeles, CA. This event is a five-day course that offers researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a … [ Read full post ]
One in three California Latinos ages 10-24 live in a rural, agricultural, non-suburban or non-metropolitan community – yet, we know little about their health. With funding from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, the California Adolescent Health Collaborative is releasing a new series of briefs that provide one of the first-ever pictures of … [ Read full post ]
Naomi Goldberg works as a researcher for the Movement Advancement Project. In this article, she discusses a new report that offers detailed recommendations for eliminating or reducing inequities and improving the lives of children with LGBT parents.