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Football game © UC Regents

Tackling brain injuries head-on

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Sara Marchessault © UC Regents

Bringing big ideas to small community care

Future nurse practitioners find opportunity in rural areas where fewer primary care physicians are entering the health-care field. READ MOREarrow

Jamey Silva

UC Davis pediatric heart patient runs mini-marathon

Chico resident Jamey Silva was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Five years and three surgeries later, he is running 2.62 miles in the maraFUNrun in Sacramento. READ MOREarrow

UC Davis leadership welcomes Raley-Teel family

Our gift: Joyce Raley-Teel and Jim Teel

Joyce Raley-Teel and Jim Teel, co-chairs of the Raley’s Family of Fine Stores, are well known for their concern for the welfare of children and families in the Sacramento region and beyond. READ MOREarrow

Synthesis John Albeck

The digital revolution

Digital technologies have changed how we live. Smart phones, computers and broadband Internet let us transmit and receive astoundingly complex information. READ MOREarrow

Theresa Harvath

School of Nursing announces leader of new graduate-degree program

When Theresa Harvath opted for a bachelor’s degree in gerontology, many people said she was wasting her time and talent. READ MOREarrow

A healthy family dinner includes fruits and vegetables © iStockphoto

Healthy resolutions for the new year

It's New Years time, and many of us are recovering from the holidays, hoping to lose a few pounds and resolving to live healthier lives. READ MOREarrow

MIND Institute thank you party for patients

MIND Institute says "Thank You" to hundreds of study participants

Hundreds of families on Dec. 6 streamed into the UC Davis MIND Institute for the 12th Annual Thank You Party, an event cherished by families of children with disabilities that acknowledges their role in making the institute’s groundbreaking neurodevelopmental research possible. READ MOREarrow

toddler boy playing with toys © iStockphoto

Choose safe, appropriate toys this holiday season

The holiday season is upon us, and the choices for children’s toys are endless. What should you give to those youngsters on your list? READ MOREarrow

Zoey Vega © UC Regents

Zoey's sweet success

Her lips smeared with pink frosting, four-year-old Zoey Vega is all smiles with a giant cupcake at her “End of Therapy” party. READ MOREarrow