Sunday, August 25



Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study shows rise in California children’s consumption of sugary drinks

More California children are drinking sugary beverages, according to a study released by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Researchers in the center observed and compiled data on the nutrition of children aged 2 to 11 from the California Health Interview Survey from 2003 to 2014. Read more...

Photo: Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sugary beverages are linked to diseases such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, liver disease and dental decay because of their poor nutritional value and excess sugar. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LGBTQ center interim director forms group for transgender health care needs

Transgender students can benefit from an interdisciplinary effort to address their needs, a campus administrator said at an event Monday. Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. Read more...

Photo: Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Saeromi Kim, interim director of the LGBT Campus Resource Center and assistant clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services, detailed her efforts to create the Trans Wellness Team, an interdisciplinary team designed to specifically address transgender students’ issues. (Daily Bruin file photo)



The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases received a $1.2 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation 
to research inflammatory bowel diseases. (UCLA Newsroom)

School of medicine receives $1.2M donation toward bowel disease research

A division in the David Geffen School of Medicine received a $1.2 million donation to research inflammatory bowel diseases. The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases received a gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, a philanthropic organization focused on education, research and the arts, according to a university press release. Read more...

Photo: The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases received a $1.2 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to research inflammatory bowel diseases. (UCLA Newsroom)

The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases received a $1.2 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation 
to research inflammatory bowel diseases. (UCLA Newsroom)


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