The University of California has selected its second class of Global Food Initiative (GFI) fellows — including three students from UC Merced — who will work on projects ranging from food access to policy to waste.
Research indicates that obesity can increase a woman’s risk of developing and dying from breast cancer.
Banning smoking in the workplace and increasing taxes on cigarettes have discouraged teens and young adults from taking up smoking, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Merced.
The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing problem in the United States and the world.
The use of images and direct questions by health communicators on Facebook tends to increase user engagement, though linking to external websites and videos does not.