Photograph of Dr. Bennet Omalu © UC Regents

Omalu shares personal lessons from Hollywood

In a Grand Rounds presentation on Feb. 1, clinical pathology professor and celebrated neuropathologist Bennet Omalu spoke to about his moments while making “Concussion,” a film depicting his life and work in bringing worldwide attention to chronic traumatic brain injury. READ MOREarrow

Study of health-promotion interventions and metrics employed by Medi-Cal health plans finds health insurers want best-practice guidelines to improve member health.

Driving better health for Medi-Cal members

An ounce of prevention may be worth a pound of cure, but what if some kinds of prevention are worth more than others? READ MOREarrow

Pediatric leukemia patient

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia on third birthday

Family's day at the happiest place on Earth ends with a trip to the emergency room and leukemia diagnosis for three-year old. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of Clinical research participant Owen Jones with his mom at the UC Davis CTSC Clinical Research Center to test a new treatment for Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy.

Faces of research

Clinical research studies are critical for improving patient care and the practice of medicine. READ MOREarrow

Snoopy spreads cheer at UC Davis Children's Hospital

Snoopy spreads cheer at UC Davis Children's Hospital

Snoopy, the world-famous pet popularly known from The Peanuts comic strip, brought smiles to a playroom crowded with patients and their family members at UC Davis Children's Hospital recently. READ MOREarrow

Image of Dr. Bennet Omalu © UC Regents

A conversation with "Concussion's" Bennet Omalu

In an interview with UC Davis Medicine magazine, Bennet Omalu touched on how he dealt with adversity during his discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. READ MOREarrow

Image of Buster Halcomb, who is quitting smoking for his infant granddaughter © UC Regents

It takes a UC village: Smoking cessation program goes high tech

Buster Halcomb was just 5, a scruffy shoeshine boy in a billiard hall in Cumberland, Ky., when three men approached with packs of “tailor-made” cigarettes. READ MOREarrow

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Annual holiday toy drive for UC Davis pediatric patients starts Dec. 17

Sacramento area residents will now have two ways to bring holiday cheer to UC Davis pediatric patients and their families during the annual holiday toy drive. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of cancer nurse and LGBT advocate Megan Ober © UC Regents

Reducing LGBT cancer health disparities

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) patients are not getting the best health care available because they don’t trust the medical community. READ MOREarrow

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What is E. coli?

With the recent outbreak of E. coli at Chipotle restaurants and Costco stores, consumers might be wondering what exactly E. coli is, who is at risk and how to prevent an E. coli infection. READ MOREarrow