Dozens of media covered the launch of a new joint study on youth soda consumption, including the Los Angeles Times, the Sacramento Bee and La Opinion. Interest was high around the study’s key finding – an alarming 8 percent spike among adolescents, the biggest consumers of these beverages – but also around a … [ Read full post ]
As recently as the 1970s, two-thirds of immigrants in the U.S. were of European origin.
What a difference a few decades make: Mexicans immigrants – nearly 12 million people – are the most common immigrant group, making up 28% of the total immigrant population in the U.S.
As of last year, 33 million people of … [ Read full post ]
The Community Action Plan is a result of “Turning Data into Action (TDA): Fighting Air Pollution in Two Immigrant Communities.” The two year project engaged more than 450 community leaders in an assessment and planning process leading to the development of the plan which addresses the effects of air pollution on asthma, … [ Read full post ]
A new report shows the population of California kids shrinking – 33% of state population in 1970 projected at 21% by 2030. Kids born in 2015 will carry double the economic weight of supporting seniors compared to kids born in 1985.
California’s population of children is shrinking, and that means some big changes ahead for … [ Read full post ]
Just in time for the 2012 presidential election, the health care proposals of President Barack Obama, the Democratic nominee, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, are summarized in a new policy note by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.