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The Guardian cites research by Kahneman and Deaton
Jan. 7, 2016
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Written by Center for Health & Wellbeing
The article "Can money buy happiness?" discusses studies exploring the link between wellbeing and income.
NJ Spotlight profiles Heather Howard
Jan. 6, 2016
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Written by Center for Health & Wellbeing
Howard is cited for her health policy leadership, her teaching at Princeton University and her service as a Princeton councilwoman.
Fareed Zakaria interviews Angus Deaton
Jan. 4, 2016
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Written by Center for Health & Wellbeing
Deaton discusses rising mortality rates among white middle-aged Americans with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
Emphasizing consensus about safety boosts support for vaccines
Dec. 17, 2015
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Written by Michael Hotchkiss
Highlighting the consensus among medical scientists that childhood vaccines are safe shows promise as a way to increase public support for vaccination, according to new research.
State Network summarizes guidance on ACA State Innovation Waivers
Dec. 16, 2015
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Written by State Health Reform Assistance Network
Dan Meuse provides a summary, and key takeaways for states, on new joint federal guidance from HHS and Treasury on ACA Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers.
Howard discusses gun violence as a public health issue
Dec. 11, 2015
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Written by B. Rose Huber
In a Q&A, Heather Howard explores the "epidemic" of gun violence in the U.S. as it relates to public health.
Angus Deaton receives Nobel Prize medal
Dec. 10, 2015
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Written by Princeton University Office of Communications
Princeton University professor Angus Deaton received his medal for the 2015 Nobel Prize in economic sciences on Dec. 10 in Stockholm.
Currie recognized for advancing status of women in economics
Dec. 9, 2015
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Written by Princeton University Office of Communications
CHW co-director Janet Currie has been selected to receive the 2015 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award by the American Economic Association's Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession.
Lu '16 wins Rhodes Scholarship
Nov. 23, 2015
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Written by Tien Nguyen
Global Health Program student Richard Lu '16 has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.
Princeton-Fung Global Forum focused on lessons from the Ebola crisis
Nov. 12, 2015
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Written by Princeton University Office of Communications
The November 2015 Princeton-Fung Global Forum convened researchers, scholars, policymakers and health officials to examine West Africa's Ebola outbreak as a case study of a modern plague.