Media Coverage

Selected News Articles and Interviews

MEDIA STORIES (2012-PRESENT)

Science:  Regular Consumption of Marijuana Keeps You Thin, Fit, and Active,”  New York Daily News—June 21, 2017. 

“Why Don’t Miami Drivers Use Turn Signals?  It’s Complicated,” Miami Herald – June 4, 2017. 

“Marijuana and Weight Loss,” Television interview with NBC6 Miami – October 31, 2016. 

 “Why Strengthening Affordable Care Act Could Cut Disparities,” Health Payer Intelligence – September 29, 2016. 

 “Cannabis Has Been Linked to Weight Loss,” Culture Magazine – September 21, 2016. 

“Pot Smokers Actually Have Lower BMI’s,” Cosmopolitan – September 20, 2016. 

 “Pot Smokers Actually Have Lower BMI’s,” Yahoo Sports – September 21, 2016. 

 “University of Miami study: Marijuana users have lower BMI,” South Florida Business Journal – September 21, 2016. 

“What Do We Know So Far About the Affordable Care Act,” Live Interview with Dan O’Meara, Business Radio, Sirius/XM Channel 111 – September 16, 2016.

“Affordable Care Act expands health coverage but disparities based on income and ethnicity persist,” Healthcare IT News – August 31, 2016. 

“Affordable Care Act and health care:  the same racial and economic disparities persist,” Science 2.0 – August 31, 2016. 

“Affordable Care Act has improved access to health care, but disparities persist,” Science Daily – August 30, 2016. 

 “The Upside of Alcohol,” Pacific Standard Magazine – August 29, 2016. 

 “Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Lower BMI,” livescience.com – September 12, 2016. 

“Hialeah Has One of The Highest Affordable Care Act Signups In The Country, Says Report,” Interview with Sammy Mack, National Public Radio – August 18, 2016. 

“Alcohol Can Boost Some of the Health Perks of Exercise:  But You Have to Know What and When to Drink,”  Shape.com – July/August 2016.

“Tattoos Won’t Hurt Your Career—UM Study Finds,” The Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel – February 25, 2016. 

 “The Dangerous Distractions of Spring Break,” Interview with Shankar Vedantam, National Public Radio – March 18, 2015. 

 “Here’s Your Annual Reminder to Be Careful During Spring Break,” The Washington Post – March 19, 2015. 

“Road to Perdition:  Science Proves That Spring Break Is Deadly for Drivers,” The Guardian – March 18, 2015. 

“The Percentage Increase in Traffic Deaths During Spring Break Will Shock You,” Time – March 20, 2015. 

“Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots,” US News and World Report – March 20, 2015. 

“Study Says Traffic Deaths Rise During Spring Break,” Tristatehomepage.com – March 20, 2015. 

“Traffic Fatalities Spike During Spring Break,” Health Central – March 20, 2015. 

“Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots,” Philly.com – March 20, 2015. 

Fatal Care Accidents Spike at Spring Break Spots,” Pharmacy Times – March 24, 2015. 

“Better Grades in High School Mean Bigger Paychecks,” Miami Herald – August 3, 2014

“High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Earnings,” Live Interview on May 28, 2014 with Michael Smerconish, POTUS Sirius/XM Channel 124, Washington, DC.

“High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Earnings,” Live Interview on May 26, 2014 with Charles Adler Radio Show, 680 CJOB, Winnipeg, Canada.

 “That Jock Who Never Did His Homework in High School Is Making More Money Than You,” Glamour.com – May 26, 2014

 “Female 'A+' Students End Up Making As Much As Male 'C' Students,” The Huffington Post – May 23, 2014

“High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Earnings,” CBS Radio Interview on May 22, 2014 with Zak Kindrachuk, KIRO radio, Seattle, WA.

“High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Earnings,” KCSN Radio Interview on May 22, 2014 with Debra Mark, KCSN radio, Northridge, CA.

 “New Study Says That High School Grades Can Determine Your Future Income,” Yahoo.com – May 22, 2014

“High School Nerds Make More Money, Says Social Science,” Slate.com – May 22, 2014

“High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Earnings,” WTOP Radio Interview on May 21, 2014 with Veronica Robinson, WTOP radio, Washington DC.

“Here’s how much your high school grades predict your future salary,” The Washington Post – May 20, 2014

“Study:  You Really Can Predict ‘The Marrying Type’,” The Atlantic – March 13, 2014

“Psychologists Examine Traits in Men, Women Who Are More Likely to Marry,” Science World Report – March 12, 2014

 “Women More Interested in Personality When Thinking About Marriage: Study,” Global News – February 24, 2014

“Talking Baby:  Picking the Right Name,” CBS-Miami – January 22, 2014  “1 in 6 Unemployed Are Substance Abusers.”  CNNMoney – November 26, 2013

 “Binge Drinking and Joblessness.”  The Miami Herald – March 22, 2013

“Heavy Drinkers Found to Exercise More.”  San Francisco Chronicle – August 28, 2012