When poverty becomes disease

Poor health: when poverty becomes disease

UCSF doctors and researchers address the impact of poverty on health in research and practice.

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UCLA prof helps capture immigrants' accounts of their first days in America

First Days Project website enables newcomers to share heartfelt recollections of arriving in the United States.

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Saying 'I do'

Demographer chronicles how marriage has morphed into a means of supporting intensive investments in children.

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Who’s the ‘enviest’ of them all?

Research suggests young adults are more envious than their elders – and about more things.

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‘Black’-sounding name conjures a larger, more dangerous person

People envision an unknown ‘black’-named character in similar ways to an unknown ‘white’-named male convicted of assault.

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Predictive policing test substantially reduces crime

Results of months-long project in Los Angeles suggest method could succeed in cities worldwide.

Japanese American draft resisters at Tule Lake camp

Center shatters myth of 'quiet' Japanese Americans imprisoned in camps

Asian American Studies Center project collects evidence of resistance during the war years.

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More than 750,000 elderly Californians ‘unofficially’ poor

1 in 5 older adults have incomes above the federal poverty level, but still struggle to pay their expenses.

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The shifting concept of 'home'

New book examines how conventional nuclear-family-in-suburbia model has evolved into unique ‘lifespaces’ in 21st century America.

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A teaching moment in the Ashley Madison hack

Why did people make their personal information so easily available to a company that facilitates cheating?