Let’s get vaccinated, for our families and communities, says UC President Drake
All of us have a role to play in bringing the pandemic to an end. UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way we can protect ourselves and the people we love.
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.
Ebola 101An infectious-disease expert at UC Berkeley offers a primer on the deadly Ebola virus.
December 23, 2011
Just as Time magazine named the Protester as its person of the year, so did unrest shape much of 2011 for the University of California.
Reverberations from January and February's anti-Mubarek protests in Egypt were felt halfway around the world, as UC took emergency measures to evacuate 30 students, faculty and staff enrolled in a study abroad program and taking part in an archaeological dig.
December 20, 2011Stress, overeating and excessive partying could lead to an unnecessary trip to the emergency room.
March 23, 2011
America's growing sweet tooth is super-sizing waistlines and the nation's health care price tag, warn University of California researchers.
People in the U.S. are eating 21 times more sweet stuff today than the pilgrims and pioneers did, according to data presented by scientists at a symposium on sugar and other sweeteners, sponsored by the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment (COAST) at UCSF, the UC Office of the President, UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
July 28, 2021
The hospitals of University of California Health (UCH) once again have been rated among the best in the state and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings.
June 30, 2021
University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 30) issued the following statement on the Budget Act of 2021, which Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign in the coming days:
June 25, 2021
University of California Health’s (UCH) academic health centers and faculty practices delivered nearly $3.9 billion in community benefits during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
June 16, 2021
The children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021–22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.