All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘University of California’

Ted Agu: University of California Football Athlete Collapses and Dies at 21

A Cal football player passed away Friday after collapsing during a training drill with his teammates. Ted Agu, 21, of the University of California Golden Bears, was reportedly having trouble completing the usual morning workout routine at Memorial Stadium. Medical staff transported him on a cart to the Simpson Center’s medical facility where he then collapsed and was given emergency …

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UC Berkeley Explosion Leaves 4 with Minor Burns

The LA Times reported yesterday that an explosion devastated UC Berkeley’s campus, sending four to the hospital with burns. The main campus was evacuated as a precaution. “It was dark. It was pretty scary. We just wanted to get out of there,” one student, sophomore Jesse Kay, said. Another student, 19-year-old Jay Reddy, was in electrical engineering class when the …

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Student Jailed 5 Days Without Food Or Water

A student from California University was left in a holding cell for five days without food or water. Eight people, including Daniel Chong, were arrested during a drug raid at a San Diego home on April 21, 2012. Chong was apparently forgotten in the holding cell and he reported that he was forced to drink his own urine and nearly …

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Diabetes Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency in New Study

A new study, published this week in the journal Diabetologia, shows a correlation between the incidence of Type 1 diabetes and vitamin D3 serum levels. The study used samples from the U.S. Department of Defense Serum Repository, which stores more than 50 million serum samples for disease surveillance. “Previous studies proposed the existence of an association between vitamin D deficiency …

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Breast Cancer, Sleep Disturbance, and Depression to be Studied at UCLA

UCLA researchers announced this week that they have received a $5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund a five-year study into the risk profiles of breast cancer survivors likely to suffer depression. The 300 volunteers needed for the study will be chosen by looking through the electronic patient records of Kaiser Permanente to find women who have …

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College Student Left in Holding Cell for Five Days: Twitter Reacts

Here’s yet another reason to say no to drugs, kids. You’ve been warned. A University of California, San Diego college student was left in a holding cell for five days after being rounded up in a drug raid involving nine people and quite a few ecstasy pills. Engineering student Daniel Chong, 24, said that DEA officials told him that he …

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