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Photograph of Davis Acosta, associate vice chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, and medical students © UC Regents

Amid contrasts

David A. Acosta spent many years working in a community health center in Susanville, Calif. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of teens enjoying sun and beach © iStockphoto

Dude! Where’s my sunscreen?

In California, where fun in the sun is a way of life, teens love to hang out at the beach or by the pool to beat the summer sizzle. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of outdoor thermostat indicating hot weather © iStockphoto

Surviving summer with COPD

Summer days of high heat and poor air quality that can be extremely challenging for those with reduced breathing capacity due to COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. READ MOREarrow

UC Davis Children's Hospital patient Georgie with Sacramento Republic FC players

The soccer prescription

Two Sacramento Republic FC soccer players visited UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit last month. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo © UC Regents

The will to succeed: Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo

Lucy Ogbu-Nwobodo has that certain spark. Bright, enthusiastic, driven — by the time she was five-years-old, Ogbu had already decided to become a doctor. READ MOREarrow

Photo of Dr. Malhado-Chang and patient from video © ViewFinder

UC Davis professor highlighted in Parkinson's Disease documentary

The film offers a look at the lives of individuals in the Sacramento region who are afflicted by the debilitating disease and their caregivers. READ MOREarrow

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Celebrating Fourth of July safely

Fireworks and food are a central part of Americans' celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, but they also can be health hazards without proper precautions. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of patient Lisa Peltier © UC Regents

Care close to home

Network benefits ease patient’s journey READ MOREarrow

Pediatric patient at UC Davis Children's Hospital © UC Regents

UC Davis Children's Hospital among nation's best

UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top hospitals in four pediatric subspecialties. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of Project MERCCURI researchers at Kennedy Space Center, Courtesy of NASA

Microbes in space

Microbes collected from Northern California and throughout the nation blasted into orbit on April 18 for research and a microgravity growth competition on the International Space Station (ISS). READ MOREarrow