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The institution's principal publication for alumni, friends and physicians.
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Summer 2003 Issue
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Features
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IMAGE - REACHING INTO THE SOUL OF AUTISM REACHING INTO THE SOUL OF AUTISM
Since he was 10, Jonathan Lerman, who has autism, has used his art as an avenue for self-expression. His artwork, as well as artwork of 35 other artists with neurodevelopmental disorders, line the walls of the new UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute.
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IMAGE - TAKING A LOOK AROUND US TAKING A LOOK AROUND US
When children of Fallon, Nevada, were diagnosed with leukemia, residents grew worried about their community. Could something in the environment be causing their children to develop cancer?
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IMAGE - DO NO HARM DO NO HARM
When mistakes happen, results can be tragic. Even the most prestigious of health-care institutions are not immune. Through a wide range of initiatives, UC Davis Medical Center is at the forefront of the movement to ensure patient safety through technology, education and policy.
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IMAGE - A LEAP OF FAITH A LEAP OF FAITH
David was dying of cirrhosis after many years of alcohol abuse and a party lifestyle. Also suffering from bipolar disorder, the middle-aged man was receiving psychiatric care as he awaited a liver transplant. It wasn't until his psychiatrist encouraged renewing his faith that his healing process could be more fully achieved.
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IMAGE - DANCE, ART, MUSIC ENRICH MEDICAL SKILLS DANCE, ART, MUSIC ENRICH MEDICAL SKILLS
A kaleidoscope of human experiences in music, art, dance and history will help broaden skills being developed by today's medical students.
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  An emerging field of environmental epidemiology at UC Davis is allowing researchers to track down clues where we live to diseases such as autism and cancer.  
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  You'd think it would be cool water on a hot Sacramento day that draws Dwaine Branchias, right, and Johanna Devlin, left, to UC Davis Medical Center's 'aquacize' classes.  
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