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Addressing maternal mortality through person-centered care

With hundreds of thousands of women dying during childbirth worldwide, UC researchers are zeroing in on solutions that are saving lives. 

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or dengue virus come from?

UC Davis model identifies most likely wildlife hosts for emerging flaviviruses.

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

A UC Riverside sociologist is part of a $1.5 million effort to better understand skepticism toward childhood vaccines.

Iceboxes and jail: Helping immigrant mothers and children held at the border

A week with UC Berkeley campus lawyer Paula Raffaelli, who volunteered to help detainees navigate the legal system.

Toxic smoke is Africa's quiet killer. An entrepreneur says his fix can make a fortune

UC Santa Cruz alum and entrepreneur, Eric Reynolds, is on the verge of freeing much of humanity from the toxic smoke of the cooking fire. 

Environmental engineers devising plan to save humanity

UC Merced Professor Thomas Harmon is featured in a new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report to address the grand challenges of climate change.

Rice plants that reproduce as clones from seeds

Plant biologists at UC Davis have discovered a way to make crop plants replicate through seeds as clones.

Hackathon garners innovative ideas to address mosquito-borne diseases

A wearable air-capture device was the winning idea at a UCSF hackathon to develop new tools to monitor and control outdoor-biting mosquitoes.

Proposed changes to immigration could cost California jobs, harm public health

Report by UCLA, partners finds the state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits with changes to the 'public charge' test.

Half a million tests and many mosquitoes later, new buzz about a malaria prevention drug

UC San Diego researchers test chemical compounds for their ability to inhibit the malaria parasite at an earlier lifecycle stage. 

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