In an article published in the Journal of Asthma, my colleagues and I find that soda consumption could be a point of intervention to reduce asthma severity, as we find a relationship between soda consumption and hospitalization for asthma related conditions. Soda consumption and hospital admissions among Californian adults with asthma ABSTRACT Introduction Asthma prevalence… Read More »
Examining the age distribution of the population in the SJV shows us that children are an important category – 30% of the population is under the age of 18. As a result, promoting well-being among children is crucial for the health and growth of the region. While children make up 30% of the population, they… Read More »
Congratulations to UCM Professor Anna Song, whose article showing that smokefree laws are associated with reduced adolescent smoking was published in Jama Pediatrics. There is a nice write-up in the Merced Sun Star about this study in which I am quoted.
I am excited to announce that I was awarded a grant to study Oral Health Disparities in Merced County by the Latino Aging Research Resource Center. I am excited to be a LARRC scholar and work with faculty at UC Davis. This project seeks to identify oral-health related factors that may contribute to the risk… Read More »