UCI IN THE NEWS – MARCH 20, 2017

ABC News, March 17, 2017
Running for president? Some states want tax returns public
Richard Hasen, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine, said the Constitution has conflicting provisions. “The question is whether a law that would deprive a presidential candidate of ballot access on the basis of a failure to provide a tax return would be creating an unconstitutional additional qualification, or whether it would be permissible within the state’s power to set the rules for presidential elections,” Hasen said. “Nobody’s tried it before.”

The Huffington Post, March 17, 2017
Here’s Why You Get Those Little Red Bumps On Your Arms
“It is not an infection, it is not caused by bacteria or fungus,” explained Janellen Smith, a dermatologist at UC Irvine Health. “It is very unlikely that any doctor can get rid of it, but we can make it better. It tends to get better on its own as people get older.”

The Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2017 (Subscription Required)
Gorsuch, a Conservative Firebrand in College, Evolved Into a Conciliator
Ms. [Irene] Tucker, the Spectator editor and now a University of California, Irvine, English professor, “he was committed to showing the way he was a freethinker and everyone else was conforming to the lockstep liberalism of the campus.”

Orange County Register, March 17, 2017
Conservative Darrell Issa turns to the left
“He is certainly changing his message to appeal to moderates and even left-leaning Democrats,” said Graeme Boushey, a UC Irvine political scientist. “I think he’s making a calculated political decision and maybe a correct one. He was disliked by the same voters he’s trying to win over now. It’s a hard pivot to make and sell to voters, but it’s very practical.”

STAT, March 17, 2017
Capybara and eight-hour hunts: Why Bolivian hunter-gatherers have the healthiest arteries
“The more calcium in general, the more underlying atherosclerosis there is. And coronary calcium scanning has been shown to be the single best predictor of a heart attack,” explained Nathan Wong, director of the University of California, Irvine’s Heart Disease Prevention Program, who was not involved in the study.

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