Learn how to power up your program planning and policy advocacy with data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the nation’s largest survey on the health care needs of California’s large and diverse population. Join staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program, Tuesday, October 30, 9 am – … [ Read full post ]
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Research indicates children are more vulnerable to the negative health effects of environmental toxins because their brains are still developing. For example, the nervous system develops throughout childhood and is not well equipped to repair any damage caused by environmental toxins and the resulting loss can be irreversible.
Learn how to use AskCHIS, the easy-to-use, free, online Web tool that enables you to search for health statistics using data from the California Health Interview Survey on your county, region or statewide. Join staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program for a no-cost, two hour online workshop, and … [ Read full post ]
Over the last couple of decades, environmental and reproductive health experts have been sounding the alarm about the devastating impact toxins in our environment has on a woman’s fertility. Join the UCLA Women’s Health Center for a free daylong event that addresses the best practices for addressing environmental toxins and reproductive health focused on community … [ Read full post ]
A child is desperately ill, and a family faces a stark choice: Should they try to save the child’s life with therapeutic treatments, or ease the pain through hospice and other pain-relief services?
This is the current dilemma of families seeking support through Medicaid to care for a child with a life-threatening condition. Under current … [ Read full post ]