UC Davis http://kvpr.org en New Study Links Pesticides And Autism http://kvpr.org/post/new-study-links-pesticides-and-autism <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the years health officials have raised concerns over exposure to pesticides. But now a new report from </span>UC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Davis suggests it could be an even bigger concern for pregnant women.</span></p><p>A new <a href="http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/mindinstitute/8978">study</a> reveals that pregnant women who live near areas where pesticides are used are more likely to have a child with autism.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:48:39 +0000 Diana Aguilera 34648 at http://kvpr.org Three Year California Medical School Pilot Program Set to Begin http://kvpr.org/post/three-year-california-medical-school-pilot-program-set-begin <p>Students in a pilot accelerated medical school program at UC Davis will begin classes this summer. A bill in the California legislature would allow them to obtain licenses in less than four years.&nbsp;Capital Public Radio’s Max Pringle reports.</p><p>The program was set up to address a growing problem in California.</p><p><em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Bonilla</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: “We have far more patients than we have doctors.”</span></em></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:23:48 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 33911 at http://kvpr.org Three Year California Medical School Pilot Program Set to Begin UC Scientists Work To Bring Back The White Abalone http://kvpr.org/post/uc-scientists-work-bring-back-white-abalone <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you live in California you’re probably familiar with abalone. The sea snails native habitat is along the California coast. For decades abalone fishermen have flocked to the shore to catch them. One abalone species has suffered the consequences of its tasty meat more than most. The white abalone is endangered almost to the point of extinction. But as Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, </span>UC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Davis scientists think they’ve set the mood for its recovery.</span></p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:14:00 +0000 Amy Quinton 19802 at http://kvpr.org UC Scientists Work To Bring Back The White Abalone