Living near natural gas flaring poses health risks for pregnant women and babies

Researchers from USC and UCLA have found that women living near natural gas and oil wells that use flaring to burn off excess gas face a 50% greater risk of premature birth than women with no exposure. “Our study finds that living near flaring is harmful to pregnant women and babies,” said Jill Johnston, an environmental […]

Public health in demand: Health Data Science

Public health in demand: health data science

Health data science is an emerging, in-demand field with promising career opportunities. Dr. Kiros Berhane and Dr. Meredith Franklin give you the scoop on what it is exactly, and where you could end up working.