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Understudied racial minority groups show alarmingly high rates of obesity and diabetes

A new study highlights major health problems affecting historically ignored racial groups.

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Is biology behind your political views?

How your body processes its fight or flight response may affect your opinion, a new study finds.

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Boo! Scary findings about imported candy

More health alerts have been issued for lead in candy than for salmonella, E.coli or botulism.

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UC President announces National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement

The University of California – birthplace of the Free Speech Movement – will open a center in Washington DC devoted to First Amendment issues.

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‘Get Out’-inspired class gets students to dig into portrayals of race and fear

Jordan Peele stops by lecturer Tananarive Due's course on how depictions of blackness have shaped real-life prejudice.

UC Berkeley blog

Sex, power and the systems that enable men like Harvey Weinstein

If we want to stop the predators among us, we have to look at how power corrupts.

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Hardcore smokers are softening over time

“Even smokers with the greatest psychological distress can be reached and helped to quit,” says UCSF's Stanton Glantz.

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UC President Napolitano talks public service with UCLA Law students

'If not you, then who?' UC head asks, encouraging students to pursue work benefitting the public good.

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UC President Napolitano reaffirms university policies on sexual harassment and violence

UC's systemwide policies and procedures remain in full effect despite changes in Title IX guidance at the federal level.

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Undocumented programs offer students a lifeline in an uncertain era

Support services established across all UC campuses are offering critical resources.

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