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October 2020

Local artists and Wide Open Walls bring the power of art to UC Davis Health campus (video)

October 16, 2020

Local artists bring their creativity and talent to the UC Davis Health campus and the surrounding neighborhood, creating two uplifting murals for The Wide Open Walls art festival.

Three-year-old patient with spina bifida walks, runs, thanks to fetal surgery (video)

October 13, 2020

Three years ago, Chloe MacCullough received the life-changing news that her unborn child had spina bifida. She thanks the team at the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center for the surgery that changed her son’s life.

UC Davis Health earns ‘Most Wired’ recognition for ninth year in a row

October 8, 2020

UC Davis Health has been recognized for the ninth year in a row for excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

Four tips to help support parents after pregnancy loss

October 1, 2020

The heartbreaking news of model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen’s pregnancy loss this week has heightened awareness of miscarriage, which affects one in four women in the U.S. UC Davis social worker Brenna Rizan offers advice for grieving parents.

September 2020

Physical rehab services named among the nation’s best

September 28, 2020

Newsweek has named UC Davis Health’s physical rehabilitation services among the nation’s best. The health system’s program ranks fifth among Newsweek’s “Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers” in California, and #1 in Northern California.

UC Davis Health opens clinic for pregnant moms with opioid use disorder

September 25, 2020

UC Davis Health today opens a specialized clinic, focusing on the care of pregnant women with opioid use disorder. It is the only clinic of its kind in the Sacramento region.

Multiple surgeries at UC Davis Children’s Hospital save preemie’s life

September 24, 2020

Life-threatening condition is no match for Alfredo Moran-Arias and his UC Davis doctors.

Murals from local artists and Wide Open Walls coming to UC Davis Health campus

September 17, 2020

The Wide Open Walls art festival is bringing two uplifting murals from Sacramento artists to enrich the UC Davis Health campus and the neighborhood.

When to worry about AFib

September 15, 2020

Heart specialist Uma Srivatsa answers questions about a common type of arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib.

COVID-19 and flu season are about to merge – and doctors are worried

September 14, 2020

Flu season and COVID-19 are about to merge, and even infectious disease experts are unsure what will happen. But one thing is clear: Getting your flu shot has never been more important.

Shalaine Reddic: Where dreams, goals and accomplishments never cease

September 11, 2020

UC Davis Medical Center nurses all possess very special qualities, and Shalaine Reddic is the ideal reflection of that talent, expertise and spirit.

Protecting yourself from smoky air

September 9, 2020

As the Sacramento region experiences poor air quality from Northern California wildfires, UC Davis Health pulmonary experts share how to protect your health. 

Air Force, UC Davis Health partnership reaches new heights

September 9, 2020

New partnership agreements between the medical center at Travis Air Force Base and UC Davis Health will make it much easier for providers and trainees to gain clinical experience at both institutions.

COVID-19 conference with Wuhan scientists shows UC Davis Health’s global reach

September 9, 2020

An international video conference on COVID-19 treatments demonstrated again how UC Davis Health is a global source for coronavirus information.

It’s official! Burn nursing is now a nursing specialty

September 3, 2020

Thanks in part to the work of two UC Davis Medical Center nurses, the American Nurses Association has officially recognized burn nursing as a nursing specialty.

7-year-old’s cancer diagnosis led her family to seek out UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Lor Randall

September 2, 2020

Lydia Alwan’s family wanted to save their daughter’s leg and her life.

August 2020

UC Davis surgeon uses lasers to treat brain tumors and ease the stress of surgery

August 28, 2020

A UC Davis neurosurgeon is the first in the region to use NeuroBlate technology to treat brain tumors.

Triple the joy: How UC Davis Health handled a very special delivery

August 26, 2020

When Mali-born singer-songwriter Awa Sangho and her husband Ernest Moreno found out she was pregnant with triplets, she turned to UC Davis Health. 

UC Davis Children’s Hospital helps local boy with kidney disease hold onto hope

August 25, 2020

Justin Ramirez continues to look forward despite his failing kidney.

What you need to know about breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

August 24, 2020

Laura Kair, medical director of Well Newborn Care at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, addresses some frequently asked questions about breastfeeding, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UC Davis Health begins clinical trial in hopes of a COVID-19 vaccine (video)

August 20, 2020

UC Davis Health, in partnership with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE began a global clinical trial for an investigational vaccine against COVID-19.

UC Davis Health staff sending hearts to cheer each other up during COVID-19 fight

August 20, 2020

Nurses and whole departments at the UC Davis Medical Center are sending brightly-colored scrub hats – and a bit of joy – to each other as they battle the coronavirus.

UC Davis research pivots to take on COVID-19

August 14, 2020

UC Davis with its unique range of both human and veterinary medicine capabilities, now has 38 novel coronavirus studies underway on its Sacramento and Davis campuses, including a clinical trial for a possible COVID-19 vaccine.

UC Davis Health supports soccer program to engage girls in low-income communities

August 13, 2020

A new partnership between UC Davis Health, Street Soccer USA and the California Storm will increase opportunities for low-income and minority girls to play soccer, especially in Sacramento's Oak Park community. 

UC Davis Health to enroll participants for major COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

August 12, 2020

UC Davis Health has been chosen as one of only 120 sites worldwide to enroll participants for a late-stage COVID-19 vaccine study that has already shown promising results.

UC Davis Medical Center recognized for quality stroke care

August 7, 2020

The UC Davis Comprehensive Stroke Center has received the 2020 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for consistently adhering to measures backed by the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association.

Zulresso brings mother back from postpartum depression

August 5, 2020

The birth of her son should have been a happy time for this new mother. But for Bari, the first three months after she delivered her baby boy were dark. But after taking Zulresso, the first intravenous drug for the treatment of postpartum depression to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), she is able to find joy in her life once more. 

Two UC Davis Health experts featured in national medical journal

August 4, 2020

Nancy Lane and Garen Wintemute each have featured commentaries in the Aug. 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine. Lane discusses a promising treatment for osteoarthritis. Wintemute has a call to action for health professionals to address disparities in society that are causing violence and harming health.

Larissa May named interim health officer for Yolo County

August 4, 2020

Yolo County has selected UC Davis Health's Larissa May as its interim health officer to help craft policy and guide the Board of Supervisors on its health strategies.

UC Davis Children's Hospital is named gold safe sleep champion by National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

August 3, 2020

UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a gold safe sleep champion for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.