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Frontline Club, June 13, 2016
One child: A portrait of modern China
The panel: Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, and editor of the Journal of Asian Studies. He has edited a number of books on China and is the author of four including China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know.

CNBC, June 13, 2016
Light pollution wastes money and may be bad for health
Disrupted circadian rhythms have been connected to depression, insomnia, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer, according to comments from Paolo Sassone-Corsi, chairman of the pharmacology department at the University of California, Irvine in a 2009 paper on light pollution in Environmental Health Perspectives.

HealthDay, June 13, 2016
Clashes at nursing homes not uncommon
“In nursing homes, we put a lot of focus on residents’ medical conditions,” said [Dr. Lisa] Gibbs, who is chief of geriatrics and gerontology at the University of California, Irvine. “We’ve worked on areas like reducing medical errors, and preventing falls and pressure sores [on the skin],” Gibbs said. “And all of that is important. But we can also reduce the prevalence of this kind of mistreatment.”

Wired, June 13, 2016
HIPAA privacy regulations didn’t need to be waived after Orlando. Here’s why they were anyway
HIPAA, which stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a complicated law and, frankly, confusion abounds. “Even hospitals are not completely aware of what HIPAA says or doesn’t say,” says Carl Schultz, an ER doctor and professor of emergency medicine at UC Irvine.

The National Interest, June 13, 2016
Orlando and Hillary’s dilemma
Peter Navarro, business professor at UC Irvine, [writes]: With each new terrorist attack – Orlando is just the latest of a lengthening global string − Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects sink further. The reason may be traced to the four corners of a “no way out” box that a politically correct Clinton now finds herself trapped in.

Previously “In the News”