UC Davis Health | University of California, Davishttps://health.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Health is charged with discovering and sharing knowledge and providing the highest quality care to our community. Our ultimate goal is to advance health both in our local community and around the globe. 202004_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-cancer-patient-still-smiling-after-treatment Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital cancer patient still smiling after treatment <p>Madelyn O'Brien was born with cancer, but she has never that stop her.</p> Madelyn O'Brien was born with cancer, but she has never that stop her.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-cancer-patient-still-smiling-after-treatment/2020/04
202004_Drowning-victim-gets-to-swim-again-thanks-to-uc-davis-picu Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Drowning victim gets to swim again thanks to UC Davis PICU <p>Her love of water almost cost Avery her life. But the UC Davis PICU care team got it back.</p> Her love of water almost cost Avery her life. But the UC Davis PICU care team got it back.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/Drowning-victim-gets-to-swim-again-thanks-to-uc-davis-picu/2020/04
202004_pediatric-patients-connect-to-art-music-therapy-via-zoom-during-covid-19-pandemic Mon, 06 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Pediatric patients connect to art, music therapy via Zoom during COVID-19 pandemic <p>During the COVID-19 pandemic, the UC Davis Creative Arts Therapy team takes their daily art and music therapy groups out of the playroom and into each patient&rsquo;s room via Zoom software.</p> During the COVID-19 pandemic, the UC Davis Creative Arts Therapy team takes their daily art and music therapy groups out of the playroom and into each patient’s room via Zoom software.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/pediatric-patients-connect-to-art-music-therapy-via-zoom-during-covid-19-pandemic/2020/04
202004_comprehensive-epilepsy-program-receives-highest-national-accreditation-rating Thu, 02 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT Comprehensive Epilepsy Program receives highest national accreditation rating <p>The UC Davis Medical Center&rsquo;s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program recently earned accreditation as a Level 4 epilepsy center, the highest rating awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).</p> The UC Davis Medical Center’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program recently earned accreditation as a Level 4 epilepsy center, the highest rating awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/comprehensive-epilepsy-program-receives-highest-national-accreditation-rating/2020/04
202004_uc-davis-pediatrics-cancer-patient-is-loving-his-life Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis pediatric cancer patient is loving his life <p>UC Davis Children's Hospital collaboration gives childhood cancer patient a chance at life.</p> UC Davis Children's Hospital collaboration gives childhood cancer patient a chance at life.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-pediatrics-cancer-patient-is-loving-his-life/2020/04
202003_-child-life-team-chalks-up-hope-in-front-of-uc-davis-medical-center-cancer-center Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Child Life team chalks up hope in front of UC Davis Medical Center, Cancer Center <p>The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy team have penned words of encouragment in sidewalk chalk in front of entrances to the UC Davis Medical Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center. &nbsp;</p> The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy team have penned words of encouragment in sidewalk chalk in front of entrances to the UC Davis Medical Center and Comprehensive Cancer Center.  

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/-child-life-team-chalks-up-hope-in-front-of-uc-davis-medical-center-cancer-center/2020/03
202003_an-unexpected-thank-you-from-the-picupcicu-goes-a-long-way Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT An unexpected thank you from the PICU/PCICU goes a long way <p>The Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit recently reached out to the protective service officers in the <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/medicalcenter/">UC Davis Medical Center</a> with an unexpected thank you, and an even more unexpected candy basket in appreciation for all the extra support they have been giving patients and their families throughout the hospital.</p> The Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit recently reached out to the protective service officers in the UC Davis Medical Center with an unexpected thank you, and an even more unexpected candy basket in appreciation for all the extra support they have been giving patients and their families throughout the hospital.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/an-unexpected-thank-you-from-the-picupcicu-goes-a-long-way/2020/03
202003_coronavirus-in-children-observations-from-wuhan-china Thu, 26 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Coronavirus in children: Observations from Wuhan, China <p>New research from Wuhan, China provide insights on the manifestations of coronavirus infection in children.</p> New research from Wuhan, China provide insights on the manifestations of coronavirus infection in children.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/coronavirus-in-children-observations-from-wuhan-china/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-picu-saved-type-1-diabetics-life Wed, 25 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis PICU saves patient’s life <p>Jackson Manning&rsquo;s parents thought he had the flu. He didn&rsquo;t.</p> Jackson Manning’s parents thought he had the flu. He didn’t.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-picu-saved-type-1-diabetics-life/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-childrens-hospitals-first-fetal-surgery-patient-is-a-precocious-three-year-old Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital's first fetal surgery patient is a precocious three-year-old <p>Matthew Saeturn-Angeles, UC Davis Children's Hospital's first ever fetal surgery patient, survives and thrives.</p> Matthew Saeturn-Angeles, UC Davis Children's Hospital's first ever fetal surgery patient, survives and thrives.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospitals-first-fetal-surgery-patient-is-a-precocious-three-year-old/2020/03
202003_home-based-video-visits-improve-glycemic-control-among-pediatric-type-1-diabetes-patients Mon, 23 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Home-based video visits improve glycemic control among pediatric type 1 diabetes patients <p>Can remote video visits help improve glycemic control and clinic attendance for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes?</p> Can remote video visits help improve glycemic control and clinic attendance for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes?

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/home-based-video-visits-improve-glycemic-control-among-pediatric-type-1-diabetes-patients/2020/03
202003_kids-considered-podcast-posts-weekly-covid-19-episodes Fri, 20 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Kids Considered podcast posts weekly COVID-19 episodes <p>Why is &ldquo;flattening the curve&rdquo; so important? What are the risks to pregnant women and their babies? And what are the ins and outs about social distancing? The latest Kids Considered podcast episode about COVID-19 answers these questions and more.</p> Why is “flattening the curve” so important? What are the risks to pregnant women and their babies? And what are the ins and outs about social distancing? The latest Kids Considered podcast episode about COVID-19 answers these questions and more.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/kids-considered-podcast-posts-weekly-covid-19-episodes/2020/03
202003_how-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-is-prepared-for-covid-19 Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT How UC Davis Children’s Hospital is prepared for COVID-19 <p>As the only nationally ranked, comprehensive children&rsquo;s hospital in the Sacramento region, <a href="https://children.ucdavis.edu/">UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital</a> is uniquely positioned to care for children with critical care needs, including children with COVID-19. Here are examples of the ways the team is prepared.</p> As the only nationally ranked, comprehensive children’s hospital in the Sacramento region, UC Davis Children’s Hospital is uniquely positioned to care for children with critical care needs, including children with COVID-19. Here are examples of the ways the team is prepared.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/how-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-is-prepared-for-covid-19/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-pediatric-cardiology-patient-lives-to-share-his-story Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital pediatric cardiology patient is living his best life <p>Local teenager continues to thrive after multiple heart surgeries at UC Davis Children's Hospital.</p> Local teenager continues to thrive after multiple heart surgeries at UC Davis Children's Hospital.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-pediatric-cardiology-patient-lives-to-share-his-story/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-health--shriners-hospitals-partner-to-provide-expertise-to-spina-bifida-patients Wed, 18 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health – Shriners Hospitals partner to provide expertise to spina bifida patients <p>For more than 25 years, UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital has partnered with Shriners Hospitals for Children &mdash; Northern California to serve children with spina bifida like 2-year-old Remington MacCullough.</p> For more than 25 years, UC Davis Children’s Hospital has partnered with Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California to serve children with spina bifida like 2-year-old Remington MacCullough.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-health--shriners-hospitals-partner-to-provide-expertise-to-spina-bifida-patients/2020/03
202003_wearable-device-assists-people-with-loss-of-bladder-function Fri, 13 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Wearable device assists people with loss of bladder function <p>Researchers at UC Davis are designing a wearable device to help patients with spinal cord injury recognize bladder fullness.</p> Researchers at UC Davis are designing a wearable device to help patients with spinal cord injury recognize bladder fullness.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/wearable-device-assists-people-with-loss-of-bladder-function/2020/03
202003_when-cardiac-arrest-hits-6-year-old-uc-davis-pediatric-heart-center-offers-lifesaving-care Thu, 12 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT When cardiac arrest hits 6-year-old, UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center offers lifesaving care <p>The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center team detected patient Greyson Anable's very rare heart condition through exploratory heart surgery and were able to save the child&rsquo;s life.</p> The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center team detected patient Greyson Anable's very rare heart condition through exploratory heart surgery and were able to save the child’s life.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/when-cardiac-arrest-hits-6-year-old-uc-davis-pediatric-heart-center-offers-lifesaving-care/2020/03
202003_dr-seuss-books-needed-to-launch-new-nicu-graduation-process Wed, 11 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT Dr. Seuss books needed to launch new NICU graduation process <p>UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy are rolling out a new NICU graduation process for all babies when they are discharged from the NICU. Babies will receive a grad cap, a grad certificate and a new copy of Dr. Seuss&rsquo;s book, &ldquo;Oh, Baby! Go, Baby!&rdquo;</p> UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy are rolling out a new NICU graduation process for all babies when they are discharged from the NICU. Babies will receive a grad cap, a grad certificate and a new copy of Dr. Seuss’s book, “Oh, Baby! Go, Baby!”

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/dr-seuss-books-needed-to-launch-new-nicu-graduation-process/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-receives-community-impact-grant-from-new-york-life- Tue, 10 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children’s Hospital receives Community Impact Grant from New York Life <p>Young Adult Bereavement Art Group at UC Davis Children's Hospital gets boost from New York Life.</p> Young Adult Bereavement Art Group at UC Davis Children's Hospital gets boost from New York Life.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-receives-community-impact-grant-from-new-york-life-/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-caare-center-awarded-grant-to-provide-services-for-juvenile-trauma-response-court Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis CAARE Center awarded grant to provide services for Juvenile Trauma Response Court <p>The UC Davis CAARE Center has been awarded a three-year grant for $112,478 by Sacramento County Public Defender&rsquo;s Office to provide services for a Juvenile Trauma Response Court in Sacramento County.&nbsp;</p> The UC Davis CAARE Center has been awarded a three-year grant for $112,478 by Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office to provide services for a Juvenile Trauma Response Court in Sacramento County. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-caare-center-awarded-grant-to-provide-services-for-juvenile-trauma-response-court/2020/03
202003_uc-davis-comprehensive-cancer-center-launches-new-adolescent-and-young-adult-oncology-program Thu, 05 Mar 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center launches new Adolescent and Young Adult oncology program <p>UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this week launched a new Adolescent and Young Adult oncology program. Patients will receive access to counseling and care that helps them manage the milestones and challenges that come with being a cancer patient at such a pivotal time of life.</p> UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this week launched a new Adolescent and Young Adult oncology program. Patients will receive access to counseling and care that helps them manage the milestones and challenges that come with being a cancer patient at such a pivotal time of life.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-comprehensive-cancer-center-launches-new-adolescent-and-young-adult-oncology-program/2020/03
202002_uc-davis-health-adds-two-new-prenatal-diagnostic-center-clinics Wed, 26 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health adds two new prenatal diagnostic center clinics <p>The two new prenatal diagnosis center clinics in Sacramento and Stockton are UC Davis Health&rsquo;s first satellite clinics to expand UC Davis Health&rsquo;s services for pregnant women.</p> The two new prenatal diagnosis center clinics in Sacramento and Stockton are UC Davis Health’s first satellite clinics to expand UC Davis Health’s services for pregnant women.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-health-adds-two-new-prenatal-diagnostic-center-clinics/2020/02
202002_uc-davis-health-expands-neonatology-services-at-adventist-health-and-rideouts-nicu- Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health expands neonatology services at Adventist Health and Rideout’s NICU <p>UC Davis Health is pleased to announce a new partnership with Adventist Health and Rideout (AHRO) that expands neonatology services at AHRO&rsquo;s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), effective Feb. 3, 2020.&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Health is pleased to announce a new partnership with Adventist Health and Rideout (AHRO) that expands neonatology services at AHRO’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), effective Feb. 3, 2020. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-health-expands-neonatology-services-at-adventist-health-and-rideouts-nicu-/2020/02
202002_ihop-pancake-drive-through-raises-funds-for-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT IHOP pancake drive-through raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Feb. 24 <p>On Monday, Feb. 24, UC Davis employees, students and the public can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, as a lead-up to IHOP&rsquo;s National Pancake Day.</p> On Monday, Feb. 24, UC Davis employees, students and the public can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, as a lead-up to IHOP’s National Pancake Day.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/ihop-pancake-drive-through-raises-funds-for-uc-davis-childrens-hospital/2020/02
202002_care-close-to-home Wed, 12 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT Care close to home <p>When Tyana Raya-Paderes&rsquo;s twins arrived early at 36 weeks, NICU care was available close to home in Lodi and they did not need to be transferred to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Instead, UC Davis Health physicians work with Adventist Health Lodi Memorial nurses and staff to provide world-class care at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial. &nbsp;</p> When Tyana Raya-Paderes’s twins arrived early at 36 weeks, NICU care was available close to home in Lodi and they did not need to be transferred to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Instead, UC Davis Health physicians work with Adventist Health Lodi Memorial nurses and staff to provide world-class care at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial.  

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/care-close-to-home/2020/02
202002_ulfat-shaikh-named-2020-paul-v-miles-fellow Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT Ulfat Shaikh named 2020 Paul V. Miles Fellow <p>The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) has named Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of health care quality at UC Davis Health, the 2020 Paul V. Miles Fellow. This award is given annually to a pediatrician dedicated to improving the quality of health care for children.</p> The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) has named Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of health care quality at UC Davis Health, the 2020 Paul V. Miles Fellow. This award is given annually to a pediatrician dedicated to improving the quality of health care for children.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/ulfat-shaikh-named-2020-paul-v-miles-fellow/2020/02
202002_uc-davis-caare-center-employees-honored-by-department-of-social-services Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis CAARE Center employees honored by Department of Social Services <p>Jenny Landini, Dawn Blacker, Brandi Liles from the UC Davis CAARE Center were recognized by the California Department of Social Services in honor Human Trafficking Awareness month in January.&nbsp;They were honored by the Department of Social Services in the first Human Trafficking Awareness Month Awards Ceremony.</p> Jenny Landini, Dawn Blacker, Brandi Liles from the UC Davis CAARE Center were recognized by the California Department of Social Services in honor Human Trafficking Awareness month in January. They were honored by the Department of Social Services in the first Human Trafficking Awareness Month Awards Ceremony.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-caare-center-employees-honored-by-department-of-social-services/2020/02
202002_3-things-to-know-about-coronavirus-prevention Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT Three things to know about novel coronavirus prevention <p>Rumors continue to swirl about how best to protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus. However, UC Davis Health experts explain that many of the prevention tips are much the same as those to protect agains the flu and other illnesses.</p> Rumors continue to swirl about how best to protect yourself against the Wuhan coronavirus. However, UC Davis Health experts explain that many of the prevention tips are much the same as those to protect agains the flu and other illnesses.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/3-things-to-know-about-coronavirus-prevention/2020/02
202002_the-truth-behind-7-popular-old-wives-tales-about-being-sick Thu, 06 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT The truth behind 7 popular old wives’ tales about being sick <p>Does chicken soup have healing properties? Is it better to starve a cold and feed a fever? UC Davis pediatricians Dean Blumberg and Daphne Darmawan debunk some popular old wives&rsquo; tales about being sick.</p> Does chicken soup have healing properties? Is it better to starve a cold and feed a fever? UC Davis pediatricians Dean Blumberg and Daphne Darmawan debunk some popular old wives’ tales about being sick.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/the-truth-behind-7-popular-old-wives-tales-about-being-sick/2020/02
202001_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-approved-for-41-million-in-research-funding-for-study-comparing-standard-and-virtual-pediatric-trauma-care- Fri, 31 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital approved for $4.1 million in research funding for study comparing standard and virtual pediatric trauma care <p>A research team at <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu">UC Davis Health</a> has been approved for a $4,199,464 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).</p> A research team at UC Davis Health has been approved for a $4,199,464 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-approved-for-41-million-in-research-funding-for-study-comparing-standard-and-virtual-pediatric-trauma-care-/2020/01
202001_wild-bills-tattoo-a-thon-set-for-feb-29 Fri, 31 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon set for Feb. 29 <p><a href="http://wild-bills.com/tattooathon/tattooathonindex.htm">Wild Bill&rsquo;s 19th annual Tattoo-a-thon</a> will take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 8 a.m. to midnight at Wild Bill's. All proceeds - including tips - will be donated to support the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.&nbsp;</p> Wild Bill’s 19th annual Tattoo-a-thon will take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 8 a.m. to midnight at Wild Bill's. All proceeds - including tips - will be donated to support the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/wild-bills-tattoo-a-thon-set-for-feb-29/2020/01
202001_art-therapy-provides-kids-in-the-hospital-with-familiar-surroundings-away-from-home Thu, 30 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Art therapy provides kids in the hospital with familiar surroundings away from home <p>Thanks to a collaboration with wall art app, <a href="http://icm-tracking.meltwater.com/link.php?DynEngagement=true&amp;H=3ZUQjNycMu7D%2Fe%2Bm%2FOmi3Qi1eTNrfRb0HcFplK3KYerw%2B6SfjwwI9nS2L3nPY0jYVWCYaUR3FVhcLmAltBYFuMrdDvBhW4DhPjnAPnobF621iG3rGmTqhK426azcdBu%2F&amp;G=0&amp;R=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mixtiles.com%2F&amp;I=20200129191038.00000cb715f9%40mail6-53-ussnn1&amp;X=MHwxMDQ2NzU4OjVlMzFkOGFhMTIwNGM1OWE1OWU3OTlmZDsxfDEwNDY3NTk6dHJ1ZTs%3D&amp;S=1aXFz2uE8IgivQu9kem_F9waU5FLYL3hTz1_E9ym0kE">Mixtiles</a> &mdash; which turn phone pics into 8"x8" photo tiles that stick and re-stick to walls &mdash; children at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital can have photo frames surrounding their walls with images of family members, friends and even pets.</p> Thanks to a collaboration with wall art app, Mixtiles — which turn phone pics into 8"x8" photo tiles that stick and re-stick to walls — children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital can have photo frames surrounding their walls with images of family members, friends and even pets.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/art-therapy-provides-kids-in-the-hospital-with-familiar-surroundings-away-from-home/2020/01
202001_shriners-hospitals-for-children-and-uc-davis-health-consider-a-closer-alliance Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Shriners Hospitals for Children and UC Davis Health consider a closer alliance <p>Leaders from <a href="https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/sacramento">Shriners Hospitals for Children</a> and <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu">UC Davis Health</a> have entered into talks to consider ways that their partnership can positively impact the care of children in the region. The goal of the talks is to build on the success of the partnership between these two organizations that dates back to the early 1990s, when the Shriners made the decision to build a new, multi-disciplinary hospital in Sacramento.</p> Leaders from Shriners Hospitals for Children and UC Davis Health have entered into talks to consider ways that their partnership can positively impact the care of children in the region. The goal of the talks is to build on the success of the partnership between these two organizations that dates back to the early 1990s, when the Shriners made the decision to build a new, multi-disciplinary hospital in Sacramento.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/shriners-hospitals-for-children-and-uc-davis-health-consider-a-closer-alliance/2020/01
202001_spirit-halloween-donates-71943-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospitals-child-life-fellowship-program Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Spirit Halloween donates $71,943 to UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s Child Life Fellowship Program <p>Spirit Halloween continues support of UC Davis Children's Hospital through Spirit of Children Program</p> Spirit Halloween continues support of UC Davis Children's Hospital through Spirit of Children Program

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/spirit-halloween-donates-71943-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospitals-child-life-fellowship-program/2020/01
202001_healthy-and-low-cost Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Researchers test whether SNAP benefits are enough to afford a healthy diet <p>Can people in low-income households afford to eat a diet that meets current U.S. healthy dietary guidelines?</p> Can people in low-income households afford to eat a diet that meets current U.S. healthy dietary guidelines?

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/healthy-and-low-cost/2020/01
202001_donut-dash-raises-funds-for-uc-davis-child-life-on-march-7 Thu, 02 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT Donut Dash raises funds for UC Davis Child Life on March 7 <p>The 12th annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 7, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.</p> The 12th annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 7, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/donut-dash-raises-funds-for-uc-davis-child-life-on-march-7/2020/01
201912_tips-for-flu-prevention Fri, 27 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Tips for flu prevention <p>Depending on your age and health, the flu can be a minor nuisance or a threat to your life. With cases currently on the rise, it is a good time to take steps to protect yourself.</p> Depending on your age and health, the flu can be a minor nuisance or a threat to your life. With cases currently on the rise, it is a good time to take steps to protect yourself.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/tips-for-flu-prevention/2019/12
201912_erik-fernandez-y-garcia-appointed-to-first-5-sacramento-commission Fri, 20 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Erik Fernandez y Garcia appointed to First 5 Sacramento Commission <p>Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics, was appointed this week to the First 5 Sacramento Commission by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors.</p> Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics, was appointed this week to the First 5 Sacramento Commission by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/erik-fernandez-y-garcia-appointed-to-first-5-sacramento-commission/2019/12
201912_nordstrom-partners-with-cmn-hospitals-this-holiday-season Mon, 16 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Nordstrom partners with CMN Hospitals this holiday season <p>When you purchase a $10 giving-tree card at a Sacramento area Nordstrom store, your donation will help provide life-saving care, education and research at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital.</p> When you purchase a $10 giving-tree card at a Sacramento area Nordstrom store, your donation will help provide life-saving care, education and research at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/nordstrom-partners-with-cmn-hospitals-this-holiday-season/2019/12
201912_voting-begins-for-ace-hardwares-coolest-christmas-contest- Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Voting begins for Ace Hardware's Coolest Christmas Contest <p class="entry-title fusion-post-title" data-fontsize="34" data-lineheight="40">A vote for Emigh is a vote for UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital.</p> A vote for Emigh is a vote for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/voting-begins-for-ace-hardwares-coolest-christmas-contest-/2019/12
201912_49ers-star-sacramento-native-delivers-toys-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Thu, 12 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT 49ers star, Sacramento native delivers toys to UC Davis Children’s Hospital <p>San Francisco 49ers star and Sacramento native Arik Armstead brought holiday cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital by delivering toys to children undergoing treatment.</p> San Francisco 49ers star and Sacramento native Arik Armstead brought holiday cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital by delivering toys to children undergoing treatment.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/49ers-star-sacramento-native-delivers-toys-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital/2019/12
201912_sacramento-modular-railroaders-thanked-for-almost-a-decade-of-service-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Sacramento Modular Railroaders thanked for almost a decade of service to UC Davis Children’s Hospital <p><span>Going to the doctor&rsquo;s office is not something kids typically look forward to. Unless, that is, they&rsquo;re headed to the pediatric specialty clinic at the&nbsp;</span><a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/medicalcenter/cliniclocations/primarycare/sac_25212200p.html">Glassrock Building</a><span>&nbsp;at&nbsp;</span>UC Davis Health where&nbsp;<span>a train runs continuously and has for years, thanks to a local group of railroad enthusiasts.</span></p> Going to the doctor’s office is not something kids typically look forward to. Unless, that is, they’re headed to the pediatric specialty clinic at the Glassrock Building at UC Davis Health where a train runs continuously and has for years, thanks to a local group of railroad enthusiasts.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/sacramento-modular-railroaders-thanked-for-almost-a-decade-of-service-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital/2019/12
201912_out-of-state-family-chooses-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-for-life-changing-heart-procedure Fri, 06 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT Out-of-state family chooses UC Davis Children's Hospital for life-changing heart procedure <p>Internationally renowned interventional cardiologist Frank Ing does for Katie Herrmann what others can't: perform a <span class="stories-excerpt">patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure on the tiniest of patients.</span></p> Internationally renowned interventional cardiologist Frank Ing does for Katie Herrmann what others can't: perform a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closure on the tiniest of patients.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/out-of-state-family-chooses-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-for-life-changing-heart-procedure/2019/12
201911_diana-farmer-recognized-for-global-leadership Thu, 21 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Diana Farmer recognized for global leadership <p>UC Davis Health's leading pediatric and fetal surgeon <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/team/surgery/1592/diana-farmer---fetal-surgery---pediatric-surgery---surgery---pediatric-sacramento"></a>has won a 2020 <span><a href="https://universitas21.com/get-involved/u21-awards/u21-award">U21 Award</a></span>.</p> UC Davis Health's leading pediatric and fetal surgeon has won a 2020 U21 Award.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/diana-farmer-recognized-for-global-leadership/2019/11
201911_qa-on-vaping-related-lung-injuries Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Q&A on vaping-related lung injuries <p>UC Davis pediatric pulmonologist Rory Kamerman-Kretzmer shares his insights on e-cigarettes and why children and adults should steer clear.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> UC Davis pediatric pulmonologist Rory Kamerman-Kretzmer shares his insights on e-cigarettes and why children and adults should steer clear.   

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/qa-on-vaping-related-lung-injuries/2019/11
201911_customized-human-milk-provides-targeted-nutrition-for-premature-babies Wed, 20 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Customized human milk provides targeted nutrition for premature babies <p>Premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital will get customized breast milk, fortified with the nutrients, thanks to a new Miris human milk analyzer machine donated by the Children&rsquo;s Miracle Network.</p> Premature babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children’s Hospital will get customized breast milk, fortified with the nutrients, thanks to a new Miris human milk analyzer machine donated by the Children’s Miracle Network.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/customized-human-milk-provides-targeted-nutrition-for-premature-babies/2019/11
201911_a-webcam-for-every-nicu-bed Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Constantly connected: A webcam for every NICU bed <p>All Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) beds at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital are now set up with a webcam, providing parents and families with a 24/7 lifeline to see their baby remotely.</p> All Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) beds at UC Davis Children’s Hospital are now set up with a webcam, providing parents and families with a 24/7 lifeline to see their baby remotely.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/a-webcam-for-every-nicu-bed/2019/11
201911_farmer-becomes-a-regent-of-the-american-college-of-surgeons- Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Farmer becomes a regent of the American College of Surgeons <p>Diana Farmer has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The 24-member board formulates policy and directs the affairs of the ACS.</p> Diana Farmer has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The 24-member board formulates policy and directs the affairs of the ACS.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/farmer-becomes-a-regent-of-the-american-college-of-surgeons-/2019/11
201911_car-seat-safety-tips-for-families-using-rideshare-services-taxis Thu, 07 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT Car seat safety tips for families using rideshare services, taxis <p>What do families need to know when using a rideshare service like Uber and Lyft with their children?</p> What do families need to know when using a rideshare service like Uber and Lyft with their children?

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/car-seat-safety-tips-for-families-using-rideshare-services-taxis/2019/11
201911_b-infantis-reduces-intestinal-inflammation-in-infants Mon, 04 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT B. infantis reduces intestinal inflammation in infants <p><em>B. infantis</em>, a strain of probiotic bacteria, reduces intestinal inflammation in infants, a new study shows.</p> B. infantis, a strain of probiotic bacteria, reduces intestinal inflammation in infants, a new study shows.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/b-infantis-reduces-intestinal-inflammation-in-infants/2019/11
201911_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-launches-virtual-holiday-toy-drive Fri, 01 Nov 2019 07:00:00 GMT VIDEO: UC Davis Children's Hospital launches virtual holiday toy drive <p>UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital will launch its first virtual holiday toy drive this year at https://toydrive.ucdavis.edu.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Children’s Hospital will launch its first virtual holiday toy drive this year at https://toydrive.ucdavis.edu.

 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-launches-virtual-holiday-toy-drive/2019/11
201911_video-trick-or-treating-fun-country-fair-style-at-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Fri, 01 Nov 2019 07:00:00 GMT VIDEO: Trick or treating fun, country fair-style, at UC Davis Children's Hospital <p>Hospitalized children at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital didn't miss out on trick or treating today. The children's hospital team brought the trick or treating fun to the kids.</p> Hospitalized children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital didn't miss out on trick or treating today. The children's hospital team brought the trick or treating fun to the kids.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/video-trick-or-treating-fun-country-fair-style-at-uc-davis-childrens-hospital/2019/11
201910_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-unveils-new-high-tech-child-friendly-ambulance Mon, 28 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital unveils new high-tech, child-friendly ambulance <p>The UC Davis Children's Hospital has a new ride -- see the new Children's Hospital ambulance.&nbsp;</p> The UC Davis Children's Hospital has a new ride -- see the new Children's Hospital ambulance. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-unveils-new-high-tech-child-friendly-ambulance/2019/10
201910_back-from-the-depths-of-postpartum-depression Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT Back from the depths of postpartum depression <p>For the first four months of her baby&rsquo;s life, Tiffany Loesch was overwhelmed by feelings of panic, anxiety and hopelessness.&nbsp;Luckily for Loesch, she had a family friend who had heard about Zulresso, the first intravenous (IV) drug for the treatment of postpartum depression to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2019. Loesch asked her physician about the treatment and was referred to UC Davis Medical Center.&nbsp;</p> For the first four months of her baby’s life, Tiffany Loesch was overwhelmed by feelings of panic, anxiety and hopelessness. Luckily for Loesch, she had a family friend who had heard about Zulresso, the first intravenous (IV) drug for the treatment of postpartum depression to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2019. Loesch asked her physician about the treatment and was referred to UC Davis Medical Center. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/back-from-the-depths-of-postpartum-depression/2019/10
201910_rite-aid-awards-50000-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-money-will-fund-project-adam Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT Rite Aid awards $50,000 to UC Davis Children's Hospital, money will fund Project Adam <p>Cardiac awareness continues in local schools, courtesy of Rite Aid</p> Cardiac awareness continues in local schools, courtesy of Rite Aid

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/rite-aid-awards-50000-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-money-will-fund-project-adam/2019/10
201910_uc-davis-pediatric-aerodigestive-is-first-of-its-kind-in-inland-northern-california Mon, 14 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Pediatric Aerodigestive is first of its kind in inland Northern California <p>The new UC Davis Pediatric Aerodigestive Center is now open and accepting patient referrals. It&rsquo;s the first and only center of its kind in inland Northern California.</p> The new UC Davis Pediatric Aerodigestive Center is now open and accepting patient referrals. It’s the first and only center of its kind in inland Northern California.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-pediatric-aerodigestive-is-first-of-its-kind-in-inland-northern-california/2019/10
201910_uc-davis-health-nurse-named-ancc-magnet-nurse-of-the-year Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health nurse named ANCC Magnet Nurse of the Year <p>UC Davis Health NICU nurse Christa Bedford-Mu was named National Magnet Nurse of the Year for New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvement at the American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla.</p> UC Davis Health NICU nurse Christa Bedford-Mu was named National Magnet Nurse of the Year for New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvement at the American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-health-nurse-named-ancc-magnet-nurse-of-the-year/2019/10
201910_sacramento-republic-fcs-cleats-for-causes-highlights-father-daughter-uc-davis-health-patients Fri, 04 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT Sacramento Republic FC's Cleats for Causes highlights father-daughter UC Davis Health patients <p>Can cleats tell a story? Sacramento Republic FC today launched its latest pair of one-of-a-kind cleats that will be up for auction, which tells the unique patient story of UC Davis neurosurgery patients Kevin Arredondo and his 11-year-old daughter Gianna, along with Sacramento Republic FC midfielder and childhood cancer survivor Ray Saari.</p> Can cleats tell a story? Sacramento Republic FC today launched its latest pair of one-of-a-kind cleats that will be up for auction, which tells the unique patient story of UC Davis neurosurgery patients Kevin Arredondo and his 11-year-old daughter Gianna, along with Sacramento Republic FC midfielder and childhood cancer survivor Ray Saari.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/sacramento-republic-fcs-cleats-for-causes-highlights-father-daughter-uc-davis-health-patients/2019/10
201910_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-re-verified-as-level-i-childrens-surgery-center-by-american-college-of-surgeons Thu, 03 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital re-verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons <p>UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level I Children&rsquo;s Surgery Center&nbsp;by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children&rsquo;s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation&rsquo;s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. UC Davis Children's Hospital was the first hospital on the West Coast to earn&nbsp;this distinction.</p> UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation’s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. UC Davis Children's Hospital was the first hospital on the West Coast to earn this distinction.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-re-verified-as-level-i-childrens-surgery-center-by-american-college-of-surgeons/2019/10
201910_blood-flow-screening-to-improve-detection-of-critical-congenital-heart-defects-in-newborns Wed, 02 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT Blood flow screening to improve detection of critical congenital heart defects in newborns <p>Heather Siefkes, assistant professor of pediatric critical care at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital, was awarded National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant to improve critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) early detection in newborns by establishing a threshold to blood flow levels.<br /><br /></p> Heather Siefkes, assistant professor of pediatric critical care at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, was awarded National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant to improve critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) early detection in newborns by establishing a threshold to blood flow levels.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/blood-flow-screening-to-improve-detection-of-critical-congenital-heart-defects-in-newborns/2019/10
201909_school-of-medicine-dean-allison-brashear-seeks-cure-for-rare-neurological-disorders Thu, 26 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear seeks cure for rare neurological disorders <p>Allison Brashear, UC Davis School of Medicine dean and world-renowned neurologist, discusses Rapid Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism (RDP) and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), both rare neurological disorders that she has been researching for more than a decade.&nbsp;</p> Allison Brashear, UC Davis School of Medicine dean and world-renowned neurologist, discusses Rapid Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism (RDP) and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), both rare neurological disorders that she has been researching for more than a decade. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/school-of-medicine-dean-allison-brashear-seeks-cure-for-rare-neurological-disorders/2019/09
201909_spirit-halloween-gives-back-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Spirit Halloween gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital <p>Participating Spirit Halloween stores in the Sacramento region&nbsp;will donate 10 percent of its sales to the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department, while offering shoppers&nbsp;10 percent off their purchases.</p> Participating Spirit Halloween stores in the Sacramento region will donate 10 percent of its sales to the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department, while offering shoppers 10 percent off their purchases.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/spirit-halloween-gives-back-to-uc-davis-childrens-hospital/2019/09
201909_rocktoberfest-benefit-for-uc-davis-childrens-hospital---event-is-cancelled Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Rocktoberfest benefit for UC Davis Children's Hospital - EVENT IS CANCELLED <p>Don't miss an opporutnity to check out Auburn Road at the 2019 Rocktoberfest to benefit CMN at UC Davis.</p> Don't miss an opporutnity to check out Auburn Road at the 2019 Rocktoberfest to benefit CMN at UC Davis.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/rocktoberfest-benefit-for-uc-davis-childrens-hospital---event-is-cancelled/2019/09
201909_cmn-extra-life-joins-celebrities-and-fans-at-wizard-world Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT CMN Extra Life joins celebrities and fans at Wizard World <p>Get a UC Davis discount on admission to Wizard Wrold Sacramento, Sept. 20-22.</p> Get a UC Davis discount on admission to Wizard Wrold Sacramento, Sept. 20-22.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/cmn-extra-life-joins-celebrities-and-fans-at-wizard-world/2019/09
201909_annual-abc10-mediathon-raises-561482-for-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Annual ABC10 Mediathon raises $561,482 for UC Davis Children's Hospital <p>Patient stories&nbsp;aired during this year's Give for Kids Mediathon&nbsp;helped illustrate the impact of local donations</p> Patient stories aired during this year's Give for Kids Mediathon helped illustrate the impact of local donations

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201909_new-childrens-hospitals-online-newsletter-published Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT New Children's Hospital's online newsletter published <p>The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its summer issue.</p> The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its summer issue.

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201909_uc-davis-health-and-nec-society-partner-to-help-premature-infants-families Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health and NEC Society partner to help premature infants, families <p>The UC Davis Health Center for Healthcare Policy and Research will partner with the NEC Society during a two-year project to benefit premature babies who develop this devastating disease.</p> The UC Davis Health Center for Healthcare Policy and Research will partner with the NEC Society during a two-year project to benefit premature babies who develop this devastating disease.

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201909_grief-support-group-for-young-adults-will-begin-sept-25 Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT Grief support group for young adults will begin Sept. 25 <p>The Young Adult Bereavement Art Group will be offered for eight weeks by UC Davis Hospice and the UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program, starting Sept. 25.</p> The Young Adult Bereavement Art Group will be offered for eight weeks by UC Davis Hospice and the UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program, starting Sept. 25.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/grief-support-group-for-young-adults-will-begin-sept-25/2019/09
201908_home-dialysis-program-gives-child-a-chance-to-be-a-kid Tue, 13 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Home dialysis program gives child a chance to be a kid <p>Thanks to outpatient peritoneal dialysis, 4-year-old Braylin can&nbsp;spend less time in the hospital and more time&nbsp;being at school and playing at home.&nbsp;</p> Thanks to outpatient peritoneal dialysis, 4-year-old Braylin can spend less time in the hospital and more time being at school and playing at home. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/home-dialysis-program-gives-child-a-chance-to-be-a-kid/2019/08
201908_4-things-to-know-about-vaginal-birth-after-cesarean-section-vbacs Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT 4 things to know about Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBACs) <p>UC Davis OB/GYN physician Michael Trifiro shares the pros and cons of VBAC.</p> UC Davis OB/GYN physician Michael Trifiro shares the pros and cons of VBAC.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/4-things-to-know-about-vaginal-birth-after-cesarean-section-vbacs/2019/08
201908_reach-helps-homeless-children-cope Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT REACH helps homeless children cope <p>UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital&nbsp;crisis therapists are providing services to homeless children at the Mustard Seed School&nbsp;and Bannon Street Shelter.</p> UC Davis Children’s Hospital crisis therapists are providing services to homeless children at the Mustard Seed School and Bannon Street Shelter.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/reach-helps-homeless-children-cope/2019/08
201908_delivering-healthy-babies-after-treatment-for-opioid-use-disorder Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Delivering healthy babies after treatment for opioid use disorder <p>Substance abuse experts at UC Davis Health are&nbsp;helping fight&nbsp;the opioid epidemic&nbsp;by expanding access and improving the quality of care for women who use drugs during pregnancy.</p> Substance abuse experts at UC Davis Health are helping fight the opioid epidemic by expanding access and improving the quality of care for women who use drugs during pregnancy.

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201908_breastfeeding-qa-what-all-moms-should-know Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT Breastfeeding Q&A: What all moms should know <p>Laura Kair, pediatric hospitalist and medical director of well newborn care at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital, answers some frequently asked questions about breastfeeding.</p> Laura Kair, pediatric hospitalist and medical director of well newborn care at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, answers some frequently asked questions about breastfeeding.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/breastfeeding-qa-what-all-moms-should-know/2019/08
201907_dairy-queen-miracle-treat-day-benefits-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-july-25 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital July 25 <p>Help hospitalized kids&nbsp;by celebrating Miracle Treat Day at <a href="https://www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/?localechange=1&amp;">Dairy Queen (DQ)</a> locations on Thursday, July 25. When you purchase a&nbsp;<em>Blizzard&reg;</em>&nbsp;Treat, $1 or more from every&nbsp;<em>Blizzard</em>&nbsp;Treat sold will go to UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital, Sacramento&rsquo;s only Children&rsquo;s Miracle Network Hospital.</p> Help hospitalized kids by celebrating Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen (DQ) locations on Thursday, July 25. When you purchase a Blizzard® Treat, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold will go to UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

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201907_epilepsy-9-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-disorder-that-caused-a-disney-stars-death Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Epilepsy: 9 things you need to know about the disorder that caused a Disney star's death <p>Following the tragic death of Disney star Cameron Boyce from an epileptic seizure this week, many questions have arisen about seizures and epilepsy. UC Davis Health pediatric epileptologist Trishna Kantemneni shares what you need to know.&nbsp;</p> Following the tragic death of Disney star Cameron Boyce from an epileptic seizure this week, many questions have arisen about seizures and epilepsy. UC Davis Health pediatric epileptologist Trishna Kantemneni shares what you need to know. 

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201907_uc-davis-doctors-help-haitian-residents-physicians-years-after-quake Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis doctors help Haitian residents, physicians years after quake <p>Pediatrician Douglas Gross provided emergency care to Haitians after the devastating earthquake in 2010. His trip sparked a partnership between University of California campuses and the State University of Haiti -- the UC Haiti Initiative.</p> Pediatrician Douglas Gross provided emergency care to Haitians after the devastating earthquake in 2010. His trip sparked a partnership between University of California campuses and the State University of Haiti -- the UC Haiti Initiative.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-doctors-help-haitian-residents-physicians-years-after-quake/2019/07
201907_laura-kair-named-womens-health-research-scholar-for-bircwh-k12-program Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Laura Kair named Women's Health Research scholar for BIRCWH K12 program <p>Laura Kair, a UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital pediatrician and clinical researcher focused on breastfeeding and maternal-child health, was selected as a Women&rsquo;s Health research scholar in the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women&rsquo;s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program.&nbsp;</p> Laura Kair, a UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatrician and clinical researcher focused on breastfeeding and maternal-child health, was selected as a Women’s Health research scholar in the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program. 

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201907_mom-gives-thanks-for-nicu-team-that-saved-her-son Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT Mom gives thanks for NICU team that saved her son <p>This week, 12 years ago, Charlotte Barbee held her son Josiah in the UC Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for the first time.&nbsp;</p> This week, 12 years ago, Charlotte Barbee held her son Josiah in the UC Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for the first time. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/mom-gives-thanks-for-nicu-team-that-saved-her-son/2019/07
201906_long-time-pediatric-residency-volunteer-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-award Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Long-time pediatric residency volunteer honored with Lifetime Achievement Award <p>Michael Sugawara, a volunteer clinical faculty member with the UC Davis pediatric residency program, is the latest recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.</p> Michael Sugawara, a volunteer clinical faculty member with the UC Davis pediatric residency program, is the latest recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/long-time-pediatric-residency-volunteer-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-award/2019/06
201906_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-ranked-among-nations-best-by-us-news--world-report Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report <p>UC Davis Children's Hospital is nationally ranked among the nation&rsquo;s 50 best in neonatology, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology, orthopaedics and urology.</p> UC Davis Children's Hospital is nationally ranked among the nation’s 50 best in neonatology, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology, orthopaedics and urology.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-childrens-hospital-ranked-among-nations-best-by-us-news--world-report/2019/06
201906_explorer-a-uc-davis-imaging-breakthrough-makes-a-media-splash Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT EXPLORER, a UC Davis imaging breakthrough, makes a media splash <p>EXPLORER, the world's first total-body&nbsp;PET scanner,&nbsp;has been installed at UC Davis Health and will be ready for patient use this summer. Area media outlets got a sneak peek of the new technology on Monday.</p> EXPLORER, the world's first total-body PET scanner, has been installed at UC Davis Health and will be ready for patient use this summer. Area media outlets got a sneak peek of the new technology on Monday.

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201906_uc-davis-doctors-care-for-kids-at-stockton-community-clinic Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis doctors care for kids at Stockton community clinic <p>UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital pediatricians are now offering specialty care at the&nbsp;Community Medical Centers clinic on West Lane in Stockton. The specialties are gastroenterology, cardiology and endocrinology.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatricians are now offering specialty care at the Community Medical Centers clinic on West Lane in Stockton. The specialties are gastroenterology, cardiology and endocrinology.

 

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201906_six-tips-to-protect-kids-from-the-dangers-of-hot-cars Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Six tips to protect kids from the dangers of hot cars <p>Last year, 52 children died from heat stroke after they were left in hot cars. These cases happen when kids are left alone in a car &ndash; either they are mistakenly forgotten, or the child gets into an unlocked car without the parent knowing. Get the six tips that experts recommend for parents.&nbsp;</p> Last year, 52 children died from heat stroke after they were left in hot cars. These cases happen when kids are left alone in a car – either they are mistakenly forgotten, or the child gets into an unlocked car without the parent knowing. Get the six tips that experts recommend for parents. 

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201906_make-a-wish-greater-bay-area-teen-shares-gift-with-pediatric-cancer-patients Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area teen shares gift with pediatric cancer patients <p>UC Davis Health patient Saul Dominguez received news that Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish. What did he ask for? To help others.&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Health patient Saul Dominguez received news that Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish. What did he ask for? To help others. 

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201906_drowning-it-takes-seconds-for-your-child-to-be-in-danger Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT Drowning: It takes seconds for your child to be in danger <p>To prevent drownings, safety precautions are crucial. Follow our recommendations.</p> To prevent drownings, safety precautions are crucial. Follow our recommendations.

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201905_frank-ing-receives-master-interventionalists-designation Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Frank Ing receives Master Interventionalists designation <p>Frank Ing, chief of pediatric cardiology and co-director of the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center, received a Master Interventionalists of SCAI (MSCAI) designation by the&nbsp;Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) this month.&nbsp;</p> Frank Ing, chief of pediatric cardiology and co-director of the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center, received a Master Interventionalists of SCAI (MSCAI) designation by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) this month. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/frank-ing-receives-master-interventionalists-designation/2019/05
201905_laura-kair-named-2019-eli-gold-prize-recipient Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Laura Kair named 2019 Eli Gold Prize recipient <p>Laura Kair, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the&nbsp;2019 Eli Gold Prize this month.</p> Laura Kair, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the 2019 Eli Gold Prize this month.

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201905_spanish-language-support-group-for-type-1-diabetic-children-created Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Spanish language support group for Type 1 diabetic children created <p>UC Davis Children's Hospital nurse resident Diana Arellano noticed Spanish-speaking patients with Type 1 diabetes and their families faced language barriers that prevented them from learning. Together with her colleagues, she tackled the issue by creating a new support group to help.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Children's Hospital nurse resident Diana Arellano noticed Spanish-speaking patients with Type 1 diabetes and their families faced language barriers that prevented them from learning. Together with her colleagues, she tackled the issue by creating a new support group to help.

 

 

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201905_uc-davis-pediatric-heart-center-hosts-cardiac-care-event Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center hosts cardiac care event <p>UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center welcomed a crowd of 200 to hear about the latest in innovations, research updates and extremes of cardiac care.&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center welcomed a crowd of 200 to hear about the latest in innovations, research updates and extremes of cardiac care. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/uc-davis-pediatric-heart-center-hosts-cardiac-care-event/2019/05
201905_filmmakers-help-pediatric-patients-express-themselves-through-film Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Filmmakers help pediatric patients express themselves through film <p>Thanks to UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital&rsquo;s partnership with BayKids Studios, pediatric patients are transforming into directors, actors and heroes of their own stories.</p> Thanks to UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s partnership with BayKids Studios, pediatric patients are transforming into directors, actors and heroes of their own stories.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/filmmakers-help-pediatric-patients-express-themselves-through-film/2019/05
201905_telemedicine-brings-care-closer-to-pediatric-patients-in-rural-communities Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Telemedicine brings care closer to pediatric patients in rural communities <p>While families may be able to find primary care close to home, specialty care is often scarce. To get specialized care for their children, many families are turning to innovations like telehealth &ndash; remote consultation through video or audio. James Marcin, director of the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology,&nbsp;answered questions that many parents ask about telehealth.</p> While families may be able to find primary care close to home, specialty care is often scarce. To get specialized care for their children, many families are turning to innovations like telehealth – remote consultation through video or audio. James Marcin, director of the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology, answered questions that many parents ask about telehealth.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/children/telemedicine-brings-care-closer-to-pediatric-patients-in-rural-communities/2019/05
201905_warmer-weather-increases-kids-risk-of-falling-from-windows Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT Warmer weather increases kids' risk of falling from windows <p>Each year, about 5,000&nbsp;children are treated&nbsp;for window fall-related injuries&nbsp;in hospital emergency departments&nbsp;across the country. Here are some preventative tips to keep your family safe.</p> Each year, about 5,000 children are treated for window fall-related injuries in hospital emergency departments across the country. Here are some preventative tips to keep your family safe.

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