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Food and Sustainability

Small Card Designed By UC Davis Scientists Can Reduce Big Food Safety Risks

May 8, 2017 | Julia Mitric

An invention from scientists at UC Davis could help farmers and consumers in developing countries tell if grains are dry enough to store, sell and eat.

Health Care

Mother Brings Awareness To Rare Deadly Disease That Took Life Of Her Child

April 10, 2017 | Ja'Nel Johnson

A mother is bringing awareness to a rare and deadly disease that took the life of her child. This devastating disease was the subject of a conference at UC Davis.

Food and Sustainability

Bay Area Pilot Program Makes Produce Less Costly For Low-Income Families

April 4, 2017 | Julia Mitric

A new pilot program makes produce less costly for low-income families while helping California growers. The Bay Area program is the first in the state to offer CalFresh recipients matching funds when they buy California-grown at the supermarket.

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State Government

Democratic Lawmakers Push Juvenile Justice Reform

March 20, 2017

Two California lawmakers are working on a raft of bills that would change how the state's criminal justice system treats children. Proposals include eliminating life without parole for minors and excluding children from prosecution in juvenile court.

Health Care

McCarty Bill Aimed At Fighting Opioid Addiction

March 1, 2017 | Steve Milne

Democratic State Assemblymember Kevin McCarty of Sacramento wants to impose a one-cent per milligram surcharge on prescription opioids. The fee would pay for drug addiction prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs.

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Environment

Drought Increases Severity Of West Nile Epidemics

February 7, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A UC Santa Cruz study finds transmission of West Nile virus is higher in drought years.

Health Care

CareFlight Makes Effort To Make Quincy a Heart-Safe Community

December 27, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

Plumas County Sheriff's deputies will soon be better equipped to save lives thanks to a donation.

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