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Medical student sutures bear for patient © UC Regents

Build-A Bear bonding

UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients received new cuddly friends, when Build-A-Bear Workshop hosted an event in the pediatric playroom this month. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of dragon dance © iStockphoto

Asian-American women and cervical cancer

A lot of Asian-American women don’t think about getting tested for cervical cancer and don’t think that they need it. But the statistics show that they couldn’t be more wrong. READ MOREarrow

Robin Hansen and Temple Grandin © UC Regents

Warm, witty and wise: Temple Grandin visits UC Davis MIND Institute

In a wide-ranging question-and-answer session at the UC Davis MIND Institute Temple Grandin, undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous people with autism, discussed the iconic story of how she emerged from a childhood as a person with low-functioning autism to become one of the world’s best-known livestock management experts. READ MOREarrow

Blood pressure check © UC Regents

UC Davis unites to battle heart disease

We painted our university red last Friday (Feb. 6), from south to north to west on the Davis campus, and all the way east on the Sacramento campus. READ MOREarrow

Barbara Ross and her red dress design team ©UC Regents

A wake-up call

For some, heart disease symptoms can be subtle and build over time. For Barbara Ross, the change was sudden and frightening. READ MOREarrow

Graphic of Wear Red on Feb. 6

Let's get our red on for Feb. 6

Red shirts — crew neck and V-neck — are on sale now at all UC Davis Stores, and on the Sacramento campus, too. See box. Prices start at $7, and $2 from every sale goes to the UC Davis Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program. READ MOREarrow

Graphic of measles

A primer on measles

With more cases of the measles being reported in California each day, measles is on everybody’s mind. READ MOREarrow

Football game © UC Regents

Tackling brain injuries head-on

The coach faces a decision READ MOREarrow

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