Latinos saw a 20-percentage-point drop in their uninsurance rate between 2010 and 2016 — the biggest decline of any ethnic group — as millions gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, said Michelle McEvoy Doty in a Jan. 24 seminar hosted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Fielding School … [ Read full post ]
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An aging population, expensive new specialty drugs, and the availability of improved diagnostic testing have helped drive up the cost of cancer therapies — Are the high-priced treatments worth the investment?
It is with deep sorrow that the Center announces the passing of Dr. Gail G. Harrison, a faculty associate and distinguished food security scholar and advocate on behalf of at-risk populations, especially low-income women and children. Gail, a professor emeritus in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Community Health Sciences, wrote numerous … [ Read full post ]