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Worldwide, those with ‘traditional’ values adhered more strictly to COVID precautions
New UCLA-led findings could help officials tailor health and safety policies to appeal to populations with a variety of social views.
Drug overdose fatalities among older adults have quadrupled in past 20 years
The findings suggest a need for better public health policies aimed at mental health and substance use disorders.
Nanoparticle with mRNA appears to prevent, treat peanut allergies in mice
A UCLA-developed technology could also provide a platform for fighting other allergies and autoimmune disorders.
Would more parks and trees help L.A. County residents live longer?
A UCLA-led study predicts that an equitable ‘greening’ plan could add up to a million years in collective life expectancy.
Those who support Black Lives Matter tend to be less hesitant about vaccines, UCLA study finds
The findings suggest that efforts to encourage vaccination might do well to take advantage of positive feelings between different social groups.
Gap in ‘excess deaths’ has widened between U.S. and Europe, but only partly due to COVID-19
Except among its oldest citizens, the U.S. has higher death rates in all age groups than five high-income European nations.
Rats! Rodents seem to make the same logical errors humans do
Both tend to judge the co-occurrence of two events as more probable than one event alone. Could mental shortcuts be to blame?
UCLA Nursing receives UC grant to diversify pool of nursing doctoral candidates
The school intends to recruit more students from Hispanic-serving institutions to its doctoral programs and, ultimately, its faculty.
Vegetation browning from drought hits L.A.’s disadvantaged communities hardest
A UCLA-led study reveals a “geography of inequality” across the region’s coastal areas.
Q&A: Bioengineer Mireille Kamariza can’t wait to see what’s next
The newly minted UCLA professor is dedicated to improving testing for tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
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