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Doctor: Pause of J&J vaccine could teach us lessons but hurt vulnerable populations

WINK News |
Richard Carpiano, public health scientist and sociologist, says the pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine authorization should be proof that the system is working to protect patients.
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How Plant 'Vaccines' Could Save Us From a World Without Fruit

Discover Magazine |
UC Riverside research, including work by geneticist Hailing Jin and UCR's Citrus Clonal Protection Program, could be key to making sure citrus continues to thrive.
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Scientists delve into clotting issues associated with J&J vaccine as pause disrupts local distributions

The Mercury News |
David Lo, distinguished professor of biomedical sciences and Director of the Center for Health Disparities Research, worries the issues surrounding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may make people more hesitant about getting vaccinated, even if the blood clotting is not a direct result of getting the shot. 
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UC Riverside students’ art expresses coronavirus fears, struggles

The Press Enterprise |
UC Riverside students expressed their feelings about going to college in a pandemic through a winter quarter class project.
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Study shows how childhood diet, exercise affect adulthood anxiety

Atlanta Journal Constitution |
A recent study by physiologists Marcell Cadney and Theodore Garland showed that a good diet and ample exercise in childhood leads to less anxiety in adulthood.
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Only 30% of L.A. County men got COVID-19 vaccine, compared to 44% of women. Why the disparity?

The Los Angeles Times |
Medical sociologist Richard Carpiano explains that a lot of men are also socialized to not ask for help, and that manifests itself in healthcare-seeking behaviors.
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Diet and exercise when young affects brain size and anxiety when older

New Atlas |
Physiologists Marcell Cadney and Theodore Garland find early life habits affect mice into adulthood, and believe the same holds true for humans.
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New Research Says Regular Exercise, Healthy Diet in Childhood Can Increase Brain Mass

CNN NEWS18 |
If you exercised regularly and stuck to a healthy diet in childhood, it is possible that you have bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety now, according to new research from UCR physiologists Theodore Garland and Marcell Cadney.