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  • How do our bodies fight off dangerous chemicals?

    Cells are like night club bouncers, says UC San Diego's Amro Hamdoun: With every substance that a cell encounters, it has to decide which to eliminate and which to let in.
  • How much sugar are you really eating?

    In the near future, the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods will have a new look and more information. UC Davis' Kimber Stanhope explains how this will reveal the amount of sugar that is added to our foods.
  • Arthur Reingold

    Ebola 101

    An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
  • New tactics, old foe: malaria

    Vector biologist Anthony James takes a fresh look at how mosquitoes transmit malaria and other diseases.
  • Fire retardant linked to delays in children

    UC Berkeley

    A new study adds to the health concerns over flame retardants widely used in foam upholstered furniture, and their effect on young children.
  • UCLA to go tobacco-free in April

    UCLA

    Dump your cigarettes, cigars and chew. Come April, they'll be prohibited on campus as part of a UC-wide push to promote health and end tobacco use.
  • Team mission: ID drug interactions

    UC San Francisco

    UCSF joins forces with FDA to find risks before drugs reach patients.

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