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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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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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New Research Says Regular Exercise, Healthy Diet in Childhood Can Increase Brain Mass

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.
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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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Salton Sea Dust, Air Quality to Get Closer Look in California

Bloomberg Law |
South Coast air regulators are working with the UCR School of Medicine to study fugitive dust emissions in the Salton Sea area.
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Study: New treatments fueled drop in deaths in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

United Press International |
Brandon Brown, associate professor of social medicine population and public health, said although the U.S. was unprepared for COVID-19 initially, medical professionals learned ways to treat patients with severe symptoms, which likely helped decrease deaths.
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As Asian Americans Seek Safety From A Rise In Attacks, Some Look To Guns

Wisconsin Public Radio |
Edward Chang, professor of ethnic studies, says a U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on rising hate crimes against Asian Americans is a positive step toward a more inclusive conversation about race.