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You’re invited to UCLA webinar: Forecasting Depression in Los Angeles County 02/28

Dr. Jonathan Fielding invites you to participate in a webinar hosted by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Center for Health Advancement in partnership with the UniHealth Foundation.   “Making the Case for Strategic Investments in Mental Health Using Health Forecasts” February 28th 10:00 am- 11:00 am   This webinar is open to public agencies, community-based groups, hospitals, and non-profits interested […]

CHA Workshop: ‘Taking Action Using Data Driven Planning Tools’

The workshop, supported by California Community Foundation, will show participants how to use forecasts to strength grantwriting and demonstrate need for a program or policy. A California Community Foundation grantee will talk about how they’ve used health forecasts to address opportunities and challenges.   If you’d like to register, please contact [email protected] before October 28th.   View the Agenda 

US Gas Policy Gets Tanked

As if right on cue, the New York Times is reporting that Americans are buying gas-guzzling vehicles again. Sales of SUVs and pickup trucks are back up to historically high levels, and 75% of people trading in a hybrid or electric vehicle are replacing them with gas-only cars. This is terrible news for the environment […]

Waze to stay safe

The GPS navigation and social networking app Waze, which has more than 50 million users, uses nearby drivers’ alerts and real-time traffic to save you time while driving. But, as of last week it could start adding a few minutes to your commute. However, it is all under the goal of keeping you safe. The […]

Public Health: A vision in sight

Tiana Miller is a stand-up comic who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 20.  It took her another 2 years to qualify for Medicare because of disability, an exercise she describes as a full-time job in itself. During that time, lacking any insurance, she charged all of her treatments to a credit card, […]