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Thu, Apr 12, 2012
By: Priscilla Gonzalez

News coverage of a study that links the risk of autism to obesity during pregnancy frames the issue primarily as it relates to expecting mothers' eating and exercise habits. It largely ignores the social, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to obesity. Read more >

Mon, Apr 9, 2012
By: Pamela Mejia

A groundbreaking program would guarantee all OUSD students access to primary health care and prevention services. The effort represents a long-term investment in the health of students, and Oakland as a whole. It also gives the media an opportunity to open a dialogue about health equity. Read more >

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