UCI News

Wine Enthusiast, May 21, 2018
Raise a Glass to Your Health
The 90+ study, based at the University of California-Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders, is a long-term examination of the health of individuals aged 90 and beyond. According to research, which includes a 2007 paper published by Drs. Annlia Paganini-Hill, Claudia Kawas and María M. Corrada, data suggests that consumption of approximately two glasses of alcohol a day was linked to a 15%  reduction in the risk of early death.

Men’s Health, May 18, 2018
HIV, HPV, and 3 Other Sexual Health Facts the Trump Administration Has Gotten Wrong
“We know that safe contraception — and contraception is incredibly safe — leads to a reduction in pregnancies,” Michele Bratcher Goodwin, director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law told Bloomberg at the time. “This has been data that we’ve had for decades.”

The Herald Bulletin, May 21, 2018
Fewer teens looking for summer work
A recent Mercatus Center study, authored by economists [UCI Professor] David Neumark and Cortnie Shupe, identified higher minimum wages as the “predominant factor” in the decline in the teen labor force participation rate. The economists studied the sharp decline in teen employment since 2000, writing: “a rising minimum wage (on the state and federal level) could have priced some teenagers out of the labor market.”

KPCC, May 22, 2018
Even before #MeToo, Muslim educators worked to demystify sex and battle abuse
“It was really emotional for me because I hadn’t ever experienced an event like that where somebody who was Muslim-identifying kind of knew what I had been through,” said Homam Almahdi, a senior at the University of California, Irvine. … Today, Almahdi gets therapy and volunteers for HEART on the UCI campus. He said, for him, sexual violence is not only an attack on the individual, but on the entire community.

Inquisitr, May 22, 2018
Trump Fails To Follow Security Protocol For His Phone Because It’s ‘Inconvenient’
“All communications devices of all senior government officials are targeted by foreign governments. This is not new. What is new in the cell phone age is the ease of intercepting them,” said Bryan Cunningham, executive director of the Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute at the University of California-Irvine.

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