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. 202007_walmart-and-sams-club-cmn-campaign-the-show-goes-on Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT Walmart and Sam’s Club CMN campaign: The show goes on <p>"Appreciation Tour" takes UC Davis Children's Hospital leadership from Modesto to Redding</p> "Appreciation Tour" takes UC Davis Children's Hospital leadership from Modesto to Redding

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202007_cmn-grant-funds-non-english-caregiver-booklets-about-home-care-of-pediatric-g-tube-patients Wed, 01 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT CMN grant funds non-English caregiver booklets about home care of pediatric G-tube patients <p>Russian and Spanish language guides help caregivers understand <span>their child&rsquo;s gastrostomy tube.</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Russian and Spanish language guides help caregivers understand their child’s gastrostomy tube.

 

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202007_uc-davis-medical-center-again-listed-among-100-great-hospitals-in-america Wed, 01 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Medical Center again listed among ‘100 Great Hospitals in America’ <p>In the annual list assembled by Becker&rsquo;s Hospital Review, UC Davis Medical Center was selected based on analysis of ranking and award agencies that recognize excellence, leadership and innovation in the hospital and health care sector.</p> In the annual list assembled by Becker’s Hospital Review, UC Davis Medical Center was selected based on analysis of ranking and award agencies that recognize excellence, leadership and innovation in the hospital and health care sector.

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202006_uc-davis-healths-lydia-pleotis-howell-named-president-of-association-of-pathology-chairs-council Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health’s Lydia Pleotis Howell named president of Association of Pathology Chairs <p>Lydia Pleotis Howell, chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, will serve a two-year term as president of the Association of Pathology Chairs. She has been in the role of president-elect for the past two years.</p> Lydia Pleotis Howell, chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, will serve a two-year term as president of the Association of Pathology Chairs. She has been in the role of president-elect for the past two years.

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202006_year-of-the-nurse-blog-crissi-patel-nothing-stopped-me-from-just-getting-to-that-goal Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Crissi Patel: ‘Nothing stopped me from just getting to that goal’ <p>In the latest installment of our Year of the Nurse blog, UC Davis Health nurse Crissi Patel recounts her long journey to becoming a nurse. She never gave up on her dream, and her determination finally paid off.</p> In the latest installment of our Year of the Nurse blog, UC Davis Health nurse Crissi Patel recounts her long journey to becoming a nurse. She never gave up on her dream, and her determination finally paid off.

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202006_uc-davis-live-on-coronavirus-transmission-on-july-2 Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis LIVE on coronavirus transmission on July 2 <p>As coronavirus cases increase across the country and we approach the July 4 weekend, what do we know now about how the COVID-19 virus spreads? How can we decide which activities are safer or more risky? Join us Thursday, July 2, to hear from two UC Davis experts on how infectious diseases and viruses can spread through the air.&nbsp;</p> As coronavirus cases increase across the country and we approach the July 4 weekend, what do we know now about how the COVID-19 virus spreads? How can we decide which activities are safer or more risky? Join us Thursday, July 2, to hear from two UC Davis experts on how infectious diseases and viruses can spread through the air. 

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202006_summer-parties-fourth-of-july-and-covid-19-can-mix--if-youre-careful Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Summer parties, Fourth of July and COVID-19 can mix – if you’re careful <p>UC Davis experts offer tips for safe gatherings in the summer of COVID-19, including advice for handling food and beverages, setting up and spacing, and managing bathroom visits.</p> UC Davis experts offer tips for safe gatherings in the summer of COVID-19, including advice for handling food and beverages, setting up and spacing, and managing bathroom visits.

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202006_raw-milk-may-do-more-harm-than-good Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Raw milk may do more harm than good <p>Raw or unpasteurized cows&rsquo; milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a<span>&nbsp;</span><a href="https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-020-00861-6">new study</a><span>&nbsp;</span>from researchers at the University of California, Davis. The study also found bacteria that harbored antimicrobial-resistant genes can transfer them to other bacteria, potentially spreading resistance if consumed. The study was published in the journal Microbiome.</p> Raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S. retail stores can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis. The study also found bacteria that harbored antimicrobial-resistant genes can transfer them to other bacteria, potentially spreading resistance if consumed. The study was published in the journal Microbiome.

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202006_summer-traditions-and-social-distancing Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Summer traditions and social distancing <p>UC Davis Health officials warn to not let your guard down&nbsp;and don&rsquo;t assume keeping things within the family is safe or free from masking and social distancing guidelines..</p> UC Davis Health officials warn to not let your guard down and don’t assume keeping things within the family is safe or free from masking and social distancing guidelines..

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202006_uc-davis-health-donates-10000-masks-to-business-community Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health donates 10,000 masks to business community <p>UC Davis Health partnership provides thousands of surgical masks to local businesses through Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce initiative.</p> UC Davis Health partnership provides thousands of surgical masks to local businesses through Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce initiative.

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202006_wanted-field-guide-to-coronaviruses-says-uc-davis-evolutionary-biologist Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Wanted: Field guide to coronaviruses, says UC Davis evolutionary biologist <p>UC Davis evolutionary biologist Jonathan Eisen says if we understood more about coronaviruses, we could have fought COVID-19 more quickly and effectively &ndash; and we should work now to be prepared for the next new dangerous virus.</p> UC Davis evolutionary biologist Jonathan Eisen says if we understood more about coronaviruses, we could have fought COVID-19 more quickly and effectively – and we should work now to be prepared for the next new dangerous virus.

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202006_new-road-map-drives-better-health-outcomes-for-everyone-by-2030 Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT New road map drives better health outcomes for everyone by 2030 <p>New recommendations focus on the importance of a seamless system of comprehensive, accessible care designed to keep people healthy and well.</p> New recommendations focus on the importance of a seamless system of comprehensive, accessible care designed to keep people healthy and well.

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202006_uc-davis-health-partners-with-the-county-elected-officials-on-community-covid19-testing Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health partners with the county, elected officials on community COVID-19 testing <p>Molecular testing for active COVID-19 infection is critical to preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.</p> Molecular testing for active COVID-19 infection is critical to preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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202006_celebrating-fourth-of-july-safely Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Fireworks in the age of COVID-19: More dangers than ever <p>This year, with most public fireworks displays canceled due to COVID-19, personal use of fireworks and related injuries are expected to increase.</p> This year, with most public fireworks displays canceled due to COVID-19, personal use of fireworks and related injuries are expected to increase.

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202006_a-primer-on-sun-safety-from-a-uc-davis-health-expert Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT A primer on sun safety from a UC Davis Health expert <p>It&rsquo;s summer, which means UC Davis pediatricians are fielding questions from families about sunscreen, sunburn and how to best protect children from the Sacramento sun.</p> It’s summer, which means UC Davis pediatricians are fielding questions from families about sunscreen, sunburn and how to best protect children from the Sacramento sun.

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202006_uc-davis-nursing-school-names-new-health-equity-diversity-and-inclusion-dean Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis nursing school names new health equity, diversity and inclusion dean <p>Piri Ackerman-Barger is tapped to lead the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's efforts to create a diverse and welcoming setting in which to learn, work and collaborate. She is the first to hold this position in the school.</p> Piri Ackerman-Barger is tapped to lead the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing's efforts to create a diverse and welcoming setting in which to learn, work and collaborate. She is the first to hold this position in the school.

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202006_uc-davis-researchers-adapt-amyloid-technology-to-catch-coronavirus Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis researchers adapt amyloid technology to catch coronavirus <p>Two researchers at the University of California, Davis, are adapting their technology for amyloid-based, self-organizing protein scaffolds to combat coronavirus. They hope the technique could be used in diagnostic tests or for virus-neutralizing masks and other protective equipment.</p> Two researchers at the University of California, Davis, are adapting their technology for amyloid-based, self-organizing protein scaffolds to combat coronavirus. They hope the technique could be used in diagnostic tests or for virus-neutralizing masks and other protective equipment.

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202006_uc-davis-vascular-center-lab-earns-rare-reaccreditation Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Vascular Center lab earns reaccreditation <p>The UC Davis Vascular Center&rsquo;s lab has been reaccredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for vascular testing in extracranial cerebrovascular testing, peripheral venous testing, peripheral arterial testing and visceral vascular testing.&nbsp;</p> The UC Davis Vascular Center’s lab has been reaccredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for vascular testing in extracranial cerebrovascular testing, peripheral venous testing, peripheral arterial testing and visceral vascular testing. 

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202006_unexpected-mental-illnesses-found-in-a-spectrum-of-a-rare-genetic-disorder- Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Unexpected spectrum of mental illnesses found in patients with rare genetic disorder <p>UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found an unexpected spectrum of mental illnesses in patients with a rare gene mutation. These patients had a &ldquo;double hit&rdquo; condition that combined features and symptoms of fragile X syndrome and premutation disorder, in addition to a range of psychiatric symptoms.</p> UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found an unexpected spectrum of mental illnesses in patients with a rare gene mutation. These patients had a “double hit” condition that combined features and symptoms of fragile X syndrome and premutation disorder, in addition to a range of psychiatric symptoms.

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202006_pilot-grants-open-door-to-better-mental-health-care- Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Pilot grants open door to better mental health care <p><a href="https://behavioralhealth.ucdavis.edu/">The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis</a> recented awarded seed funding to three projects designed to improve mental health research in California and strengthen collaborations with community, regional and statewide partners.</p> The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis recented awarded seed funding to three projects designed to improve mental health research in California and strengthen collaborations with community, regional and statewide partners.

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202006_uc-davis-health-helps-bring-triplets-into-the-world-during-covid-19-pandemic Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health helps bring triplets into the world during COVID-19 pandemic <p>When Amanda Boucher found out that she was expecting triplets, she turned to UC Davis Medical Center, which offers expertise across all areas of high-risk obstetrical care. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> When Amanda Boucher found out that she was expecting triplets, she turned to UC Davis Medical Center, which offers expertise across all areas of high-risk obstetrical care.   

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202006_qa-with-uc-davis-health-expert-covid-19-advice-on-barbers-salons-tattoo-parlors-massage-services Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Q&A with UC Davis Health expert: COVID-19 advice on barbers, salons, tattoo parlors, massage services <p>A range of services are now open to the public, including hair and nail salons, barbers, tattoo parlors and more. Natascha Tuznik, associate professor of infectious disease, offers advice for staying safe, plus some serious cautions.</p> A range of services are now open to the public, including hair and nail salons, barbers, tattoo parlors and more. Natascha Tuznik, associate professor of infectious disease, offers advice for staying safe, plus some serious cautions.

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202006_uc-davis-health-provides-telehealth-services-to-14-counties-in-new-partnership-healthplan-of-california-affiliation Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health provides telehealth services to 14 counties in new Partnership HealthPlan of California affiliation <p>UC Davis Health has entered into a new agreement to provide pediatric telehealth services to the 14 Northern California counties that Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) serves, starting July 1, 2020.</p> UC Davis Health has entered into a new agreement to provide pediatric telehealth services to the 14 Northern California counties that Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) serves, starting July 1, 2020.

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202006_wall-of-hope-gives-families-optimism-and-inspiration Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Wall of Hope gives families optimism and inspiration <p>The Wall of Hope, located next to the entrance of the NSICU, was started by certified neuroscience registered nurse Delia Christian about 13 years ago. Its location is intentional -- it&rsquo;s the first thing patients and families see when entering the NSICU, and the last thing they see when they leave.</p> The Wall of Hope, located next to the entrance of the NSICU, was started by certified neuroscience registered nurse Delia Christian about 13 years ago. Its location is intentional -- it’s the first thing patients and families see when entering the NSICU, and the last thing they see when they leave.

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202006_defining-paths-to-possible-mother-to-child-coronavirus-transmission Tue, 23 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Defining paths to possible mother to child coronavirus transmission <p>UC Davis Health physicians defined the conditions of viral transmission from mother to baby during pregnancy and delivery.</p> UC Davis Health physicians defined the conditions of viral transmission from mother to baby during pregnancy and delivery.

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202006_male-contraception-clinical-trial-launches-in-sacramento- Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Male contraception clinical trial launches in Sacramento <p>UC Davis Health is testing a potential new birth control option that could lead to the first male hormonal birth control on the market.</p> UC Davis Health is testing a potential new birth control option that could lead to the first male hormonal birth control on the market.

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202006_satya-dandekar-honored-with-prestigious-nih-merit-award-for-hiv-research Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Satya Dandekar honored with prestigious NIH MERIT award for HIV research <p>Prestigious MERIT award from the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases honored Satya Dandekar, chairperson of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, for her illustrious journey in HIV research.</p> Prestigious MERIT award from the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases honored Satya Dandekar, chairperson of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, for her illustrious journey in HIV research.

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202006_movie-theaters-may-pose-less-covid-19-risk-than-we-think-says-uc-davis-health-expert Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Movie theaters may pose less COVID-19 risk than we think, says UC Davis Health expert <p>If moviegoers are careful, and theater companies take precautions, going to the movies can be much less risky than other social outings during the COVID-19 pandemic, says an infectious disease associate professor.</p> If moviegoers are careful, and theater companies take precautions, going to the movies can be much less risky than other social outings during the COVID-19 pandemic, says an infectious disease associate professor.

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202006_chancellor-may-remember-the-meaning-of-juneteenth- Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Chancellor May: Remember the meaning of Juneteenth <p>UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May shares his thoughts and reflections on Juneteenth, the commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. He encourages the UC Davis community to learn more about the history and profound resonances of this day.</p> UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May shares his thoughts and reflections on Juneteenth, the commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. He encourages the UC Davis community to learn more about the history and profound resonances of this day.

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202006_second-breath-redistributes-medical-supplies Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Second Breath redistributes medical supplies <p>When Andrew Li was training to be a surgeon at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he launched Second Breath&nbsp; Now, as part of the faculty of the UC Davis Health Division of Plastic Surgery, he has brought Second Breath to the Sacramento region.&nbsp;</p> When Andrew Li was training to be a surgeon at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he launched Second Breath  Now, as part of the faculty of the UC Davis Health Division of Plastic Surgery, he has brought Second Breath to the Sacramento region. 

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202006_uc-davis-health-expert-how-to-tune-up-your-immune-system-during-covid-19-pandemic-and-beyond Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health expert: How to tune up your immune system during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond <p>Our immune systems naturally weaken and slow as we age, but we can still give them a boost. Satya Dandekar, chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, offers practical tips.</p> Our immune systems naturally weaken and slow as we age, but we can still give them a boost. Satya Dandekar, chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, offers practical tips.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-expert-how-to-tune-up-your-immune-system-during-covid-19-pandemic-and-beyond/2020/06
202006_year-of-the-nurse-blog-heather-donaldson-now-my-life-is-very-much-a-life-of-service Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Heather Donaldson: ‘Now my life is very much a life of service’ <p>In the latest installment of our Year of the Nurse blog, Heather Donaldson explains how she pivoted from her dream of becoming a rock star to embark on a fulfilling career as a critical care nurse &ndash; and what that path has taught her.</p> In the latest installment of our Year of the Nurse blog, Heather Donaldson explains how she pivoted from her dream of becoming a rock star to embark on a fulfilling career as a critical care nurse – and what that path has taught her.

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202006_ud-davis-experts-explain-the-importance-and-the-how-to-of-wearing-masks-to-fight-covid-19 Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis experts explain the importance and the “how to” of wearing masks to fight COVID-19 <p>Wearing a mask is an act of kindness to prevent infection in others, experts said. They have advice for when to wear them, what not to wear and how to care for masks &ndash; and the takeaway is clear: Wear masks to protect your community.</p> Wearing a mask is an act of kindness to prevent infection in others, experts said. They have advice for when to wear them, what not to wear and how to care for masks – and the takeaway is clear: Wear masks to protect your community.

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202006_uc-davis-study-details-use-of-extreme-risk-protection-orders-in-california-over-first-four-years Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis study details use of extreme risk protection orders in California over first four years <p>The population-based study is one of the first to detail the early use of ERPOs in California. The policies help fill a gap in violence prevention efforts by allowing individuals to intervene when someone who is not prohibited from owning a firearm poses an immediate risk of violence to themselves or others.</p> The population-based study is one of the first to detail the early use of ERPOs in California. The policies help fill a gap in violence prevention efforts by allowing individuals to intervene when someone who is not prohibited from owning a firearm poses an immediate risk of violence to themselves or others.

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202006_project-baby-bear-shows-genomic-sequencing-for-infants-in-intensive-care-yields-life-changing-benefits-and-medical-cost-savings- Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Project Baby Bear shows genomic sequencing for infants in intensive care yields life-changing benefits and medical cost savings <p>In a pilot program funded by the State of California, Project Baby Bear demonstrated that a rapid precision medicine program for critically ill babies enrolled in Medi-Cal produced better health outcomes and reduced suffering for the infants while decreasing the cost of their care. UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital was one of five participating hospitals statewide in the pilot program. The pilot program was started at Rady Children&rsquo;s Hospital-San Diego.</p> In a pilot program funded by the State of California, Project Baby Bear demonstrated that a rapid precision medicine program for critically ill babies enrolled in Medi-Cal produced better health outcomes and reduced suffering for the infants while decreasing the cost of their care. UC Davis Children’s Hospital was one of five participating hospitals statewide in the pilot program. The pilot program was started at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego.

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202006_uc-davis-healths-wraparound-program-celebrates-two-years- Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health’s Wraparound program celebrates two years <p>For the past two years, the UC Davis Health Wraparound program has been offering the Oak Park community ongoing support for these violently injured young people as they return home and recover from their trauma. Last year, the program expanded support to include patients from six other neighborhoods in Sacramento County that have high rates of community violence. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> For the past two years, the UC Davis Health Wraparound program has been offering the Oak Park community ongoing support for these violently injured young people as they return home and recover from their trauma. Last year, the program expanded support to include patients from six other neighborhoods in Sacramento County that have high rates of community violence.   

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202006_walmart-helpskidslivebetter-through-their-support-of-cmn-at-uc-davis-childrens-hospital Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Walmart #HelpsKidsLiveBetter through their support of CMN at UC Davis Children’s Hospital <p>All funds stay local when you round up at the register beginning June 22.</p> All funds stay local when you round up at the register beginning June 22.

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202006_uc-davis-health-replaces-car-seat-challenge-with-new-standard-of-care Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health replaces car seat challenge with new standard of care <p>UC Davis Health is no longer performing routine car seat challenges for newborn infants before hospital discharge.</p> UC Davis Health is no longer performing routine car seat challenges for newborn infants before hospital discharge.

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202006_noninvasive-fetal-oxygen-monitor-could-make-for-safer-deliveries Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Noninvasive fetal oxygen monitor could make for safer deliveries <p>A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis. By providing better information about the health of a fetus right before birth, the device could both reduce the rate of cesarean sections and improve outcomes in difficult deliveries.</p> A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis. By providing better information about the health of a fetus right before birth, the device could both reduce the rate of cesarean sections and improve outcomes in difficult deliveries.

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202006_surprising-tips-for-cleaning-surfaces-in-your-house-and-around-town Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Surprising tips for cleaning surfaces in your house and around town <p>A UC Davis infectious disease expert says many people don&rsquo;t really know how and what to clean to avoid COVID-19 infection.</p> A UC Davis infectious disease expert says many people don’t really know how and what to clean to avoid COVID-19 infection.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/surprising-tips-for-cleaning-surfaces-in-your-house-and-around-town/2020/06
202006_cinthia-tirado-named-by-gov-newsom-to-medical-board-of-california Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Cinthia Tirado named by Gov. Newsom to Medical Board of California <p>Cinthia Tirado, associate clinical professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at UC Davis Health, has been appointed to the Board that protects health care consumers through the proper licensing and regulation of physicians, surgeons and other providers.</p> Cinthia Tirado, associate clinical professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at UC Davis Health, has been appointed to the Board that protects health care consumers through the proper licensing and regulation of physicians, surgeons and other providers.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/cinthia-tirado-named-by-gov-newsom-to-medical-board-of-california/2020/06
202006_among-the-nations-best Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Among the nation’s best <p>UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital is nationally ranked in four pediatric specialties in the new 2020-21 Best Children&rsquo;s Hospitals rankings by U.S. News &amp; World Report, published online today.&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked in four pediatric specialties in the new 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings by U.S. News & World Report, published online today. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/among-the-nations-best/2020/06
202006_with-the-help-of-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-pediatric-patient-celebrates-turning-nine- Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT With the help of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, pediatric patient gets to celebrate turning nine years old <p>Every birthday is a milestone when you have cystic fibrosis.</p> Every birthday is a milestone when you have cystic fibrosis.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/with-the-help-of-uc-davis-childrens-hospital-pediatric-patient-celebrates-turning-nine-/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-health-faculty-win-2020-chancellors-innovation-awards Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health researchers win 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards <p>Recipients of the UC Davis 2020 Chancellor&rsquo;s Innovation Awards include four UC Davis Health researchers.&nbsp;</p> Recipients of the UC Davis 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards include four UC Davis Health researchers. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-faculty-win-2020-chancellors-innovation-awards/2020/06
202006_new-uc-davis-cystic-fibrosis-parent-peer-support-group-launched- Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT New UC Davis cystic fibrosis parent peer support group launched <p>A new parent peer support group launched on Saturday via Zoom for parents and families of UC Davis pediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.</p> A new parent peer support group launched on Saturday via Zoom for parents and families of UC Davis pediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/new-uc-davis-cystic-fibrosis-parent-peer-support-group-launched-/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-medical-center-surgery-patient-said-he-was-treated-like-royalty Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Medical Center surgery patient said he was treated like royalty <p>Alexander Estrada was referred to UC Davis Medical Center for surgery by a specialist through a partnership with Dignity Health and was thrilled with his outcome and his care.</p> Alexander Estrada was referred to UC Davis Medical Center for surgery by a specialist through a partnership with Dignity Health and was thrilled with his outcome and his care.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-medical-center-surgery-patient-said-he-was-treated-like-royalty/2020/06
202006_crossen-leads-telehealth-how-to-videos-for-pediatric-endocrine-society Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Crossen leads telehealth how-to videos for Pediatric Endocrine Society <p>As more health care providers adapt to telehealth to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are finding occasional challenges with the experience when it&rsquo;s new to them. Now, some help is available in a new set of how-to videos for health care providers from UC Davis pediatric endocrinologist Stephanie Crossen.</p> As more health care providers adapt to telehealth to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are finding occasional challenges with the experience when it’s new to them. Now, some help is available in a new set of how-to videos for health care providers from UC Davis pediatric endocrinologist Stephanie Crossen.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/crossen-leads-telehealth-how-to-videos-for-pediatric-endocrine-society/2020/06
202006_statement-uc-davis-health-is-committed-to-transgender-and-non-binary-communities Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Statement: UC Davis Health is committed to transgender and non-binary communities <p>UC Davis Health has a longstanding, continuing commitment to providing compassionate, high-quality and equitable care for LGBTQ+ patients.</p> UC Davis Health has a longstanding, continuing commitment to providing compassionate, high-quality and equitable care for LGBTQ+ patients.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/statement-uc-davis-health-is-committed-to-transgender-and-non-binary-communities/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-vascular-center-named-a-tcar-center-of-excellence- Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Vascular Center named a TCAR Center of Excellence <p>The UC Davis Vascular Center has been named a TCAR Center of Excellence for the high quality of its care team and patient outcomes for transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR).</p> The UC Davis Vascular Center has been named a TCAR Center of Excellence for the high quality of its care team and patient outcomes for transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR).

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-vascular-center-named-a-tcar-center-of-excellence-/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-health-experts-give-status-report-on-covid-19-testing Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health experts give status report on COVID-19 testing <p>The capacity for testing for COVID-19 infections has come a long way, while testing for antibodies to determine immunity is still a work in progress.</p> The capacity for testing for COVID-19 infections has come a long way, while testing for antibodies to determine immunity is still a work in progress.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-experts-give-status-report-on-covid-19-testing/2020/06
202006_lets-talk-about-mental-health-the-invisible-impact-of-covid-19 Fri, 12 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Let’s talk about mental health: The invisible impact of COVID-19 <p>The next virtual CTSC Science Caf&eacute; will be held on June 18 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. to discuss the intersections of mental health and the coronavirus pandemic.</p> The next virtual CTSC Science Café will be held on June 18 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. to discuss the intersections of mental health and the coronavirus pandemic.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/lets-talk-about-mental-health-the-invisible-impact-of-covid-19/2020/06
202006_a-teachers-learning-experience-with-stroke Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT A teacher’s learning experience with stroke <p>Peter Dwyer&rsquo;s birthday this year may not have happened at all. Last September, the retired high school teacher was raking leaves when his left side suddenly buckled. He had experienced an acute ischemic stroke.</p> Peter Dwyer’s birthday this year may not have happened at all. Last September, the retired high school teacher was raking leaves when his left side suddenly buckled. He had experienced an acute ischemic stroke.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/a-teachers-learning-experience-with-stroke/2020/06
202006_qa-safety-tips-for-phase-3-openings-from-a-uc-davis-health-infectious-disease-expert- Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Q&A: Safety tips for Phase 3 openings from a UC Davis Health infectious disease expert <p>Safely venturing back to bars, restaurants, gyms, brew pubs and more will take caution and some planning. Here are some key do's, don'ts and important warnings.</p> Safely venturing back to bars, restaurants, gyms, brew pubs and more will take caution and some planning. Here are some key do's, don'ts and important warnings.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/qa-safety-tips-for-phase-3-openings-from-a-uc-davis-health-infectious-disease-expert-/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-nursing-school-hosts-virtual-celebration Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis nursing school hosts virtual celebration <p>The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis celebrates the accomplishments of this year's graduates with a virtual celebration.</p> The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis celebrates the accomplishments of this year's graduates with a virtual celebration.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-nursing-school-hosts-virtual-celebration/2020/06
202006_nih-grant-funds-a-new-study-of-infants-at-higher-risk-for-adhd-and-asd Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT NIH grant funds a new study of infants at higher risk for ADHD and ASD <p>A $3.65 million grant from NIH to fund Meghan Miller&rsquo;s study of autism and ADHD markers in babies.</p> A $3.65 million grant from NIH to fund Meghan Miller’s study of autism and ADHD markers in babies.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/nih-grant-funds-a-new-study-of-infants-at-higher-risk-for-adhd-and-asd/2020/06
202006_northern-california-hospital-partnership-saves-local-girls-life Thu, 11 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Northern California hospital partnership saves local girl’s life <p>From Red Bluff to Redding to Sacramento, Harper Bruckenstein held on for dear life.</p> From Red Bluff to Redding to Sacramento, Harper Bruckenstein held on for dear life.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/northern-california-hospital-partnership-saves-local-girls-life/2020/06
202006_falcons-at-uc-davis-medical-center Wed, 10 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Falcons at UC Davis Medical Center <p>The nest is much less active these days as the young peregrine chicks at UC Davis Medical Center are now spreading their wings, practicing flight and rarely spending much time at home anymore.</p> The nest is much less active these days as the young peregrine chicks at UC Davis Medical Center are now spreading their wings, practicing flight and rarely spending much time at home anymore.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/falcons-at-uc-davis-medical-center/2020/06
202006_join-chancellor-may-health-system-leaders-for-virtual-celebration-of-ernest-e-tschannen-eye-institute-june-16 Wed, 10 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Join Chancellor May, health system leaders for virtual celebration of Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute, June 16 <p>The new eye institute, slated for completion in 2022, expands outstanding patient care, inspired educational programs and innovative research to develop new treatments. RSVP to attend celebration.</p> The new eye institute, slated for completion in 2022, expands outstanding patient care, inspired educational programs and innovative research to develop new treatments. RSVP to attend celebration.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/join-chancellor-may-health-system-leaders-for-virtual-celebration-of-ernest-e-tschannen-eye-institute-june-16/2020/06
202006_sepideh-gholami-wins-prestigious-young-investigator-award Wed, 10 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Sepideh Gholami wins prestigious Young Investigator Award <p>UC Davis Health surgeon and researcher Sepideh Gholami was named the 2020 recipient of the Society of Surgical Oncologists&rsquo; grant for innovative ideas and concepts designed to improve patient cancer care.</p> UC Davis Health surgeon and researcher Sepideh Gholami was named the 2020 recipient of the Society of Surgical Oncologists’ grant for innovative ideas and concepts designed to improve patient cancer care.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/sepideh-gholami-wins-prestigious-young-investigator-award/2020/06
202006_izumiya-tuscano-and-siefkes-receive-grants-to-advance-innovative-solutions-with-commercial-potential Wed, 10 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Izumiya, Tuscano, and Siefkes receive grants to advance innovative solutions with commercial potential <p>Three UC Davis Health researchers will receive grants to advance research and innovations with commercial potential.</p> Three UC Davis Health researchers will receive grants to advance research and innovations with commercial potential.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/izumiya-tuscano-and-siefkes-receive-grants-to-advance-innovative-solutions-with-commercial-potential/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-health-offers-game-changing-treatment-for-some-liver-tumors Wed, 10 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health offers game changing treatment for some liver tumors <p>UC Davis Health is offering an innovative treatment for liver tumors for patients who might not qualify for surgery.</p> UC Davis Health is offering an innovative treatment for liver tumors for patients who might not qualify for surgery.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-offers-game-changing-treatment-for-some-liver-tumors/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-experts-provide-tips-and-cautions-for-visiting-older-family-members Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis experts provide tips and cautions for visiting older family members <p>Visiting older family members now requires balancing their emotional and physical health. Two UC Davis Health experts offer advice for a visit, how to keep them safe and whether you should go.</p> Visiting older family members now requires balancing their emotional and physical health. Two UC Davis Health experts offer advice for a visit, how to keep them safe and whether you should go.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-experts-provide-tips-and-cautions-for-visiting-older-family-members/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-health-ceo-infectious-disease-expert-provide-updates-on-covid-19-during-facebook-live-today-at-3-pm Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health CEO, infectious disease expert discuss COVID-19 testing, vaccine, lessons learned (FB Live) <p>Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and UC Davis Health CEO David Lubarsky and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases Stuart Cohen shared the latest developments during a conversation on the UC Davis Health Facebook page on June 9.</p> Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and UC Davis Health CEO David Lubarsky and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases Stuart Cohen shared the latest developments during a conversation on the UC Davis Health Facebook page on June 9.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-ceo-infectious-disease-expert-provide-updates-on-covid-19-during-facebook-live-today-at-3-pm/2020/06
202006_how-schools-might-reopen-safely-amid-coronavirus-pandemic Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT How schools might reopen safely amid coronavirus pandemic <p>We asked Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital, about some health and safety measures that K-12 schools should consider when navigating reopenings.</p> We asked Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, about some health and safety measures that K-12 schools should consider when navigating reopenings.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/how-schools-might-reopen-safely-amid-coronavirus-pandemic/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-dental-clinic-reopens-tuesday-with-gold-standard-covid-19-protocols Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Dental Clinic reopens today using coronavirus best practices <p>By leveraging the strengths of UC Davis Health, the UC Davis Dental Clinic will reopen with a series of COVID-19 prevention protocols that are unique in the Sacramento region.&nbsp;</p> By leveraging the strengths of UC Davis Health, the UC Davis Dental Clinic will reopen with a series of COVID-19 prevention protocols that are unique in the Sacramento region. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-dental-clinic-reopens-tuesday-with-gold-standard-covid-19-protocols/2020/06
202006_national-survey-shows-different-bacteria-on-cellphones-and-shoes Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT National survey shows different bacteria on cellphones and shoes <p>The largest study of its kind in the U.S. shows thousands of different types of bacteria living on cellphones and shoes, including groups that have barely been studied by scientists.</p> The largest study of its kind in the U.S. shows thousands of different types of bacteria living on cellphones and shoes, including groups that have barely been studied by scientists.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/national-survey-shows-different-bacteria-on-cellphones-and-shoes/2020/06
202006_survey-of-california-filipinos-finds-health-and-education-resources-lacking Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Survey of California Filipinos finds health and education resources lacking <p>The hundreds of Filipinos answering these surveys are telling researchers that 40 percent of homes have a health care worker living there. And more than 95 percent of the survey respondents said they had not been tested for the coronavirus yet. Nationwide, it has been reported that Filipinos are overrepresented among health care workers, and the California data show similar trends, researchers said.</p> The hundreds of Filipinos answering these surveys are telling researchers that 40 percent of homes have a health care worker living there. And more than 95 percent of the survey respondents said they had not been tested for the coronavirus yet. Nationwide, it has been reported that Filipinos are overrepresented among health care workers, and the California data show similar trends, researchers said.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/survey-of-california-filipinos-finds-health-and-education-resources-lacking/2020/06
202006_special-performance-on-facebook-live-supports-autism-community Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Special performance on Facebook Live supports autism community <p>The Balcony theater group and the MIND Institute are hosting an event streamed on the MIND&rsquo;s Facebook page in support of the autism community on June 13 at 5 p.m. PT. The event includes an expert panel discussion and a performance of <em>Through Andrew&rsquo;s Eyes</em> play.</p> The Balcony theater group and the MIND Institute are hosting an event streamed on the MIND’s Facebook page in support of the autism community on June 13 at 5 p.m. PT. The event includes an expert panel discussion and a performance of Through Andrew’s Eyes play.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/special-performance-on-facebook-live-supports-autism-community/2020/06
202006_duchenne-clinical-trial-offers-promising-results-using-unique-therapy Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Duchenne clinical trial offers promising results using unique therapy <p>UC Davis Health researchers say there is promising news about a potential stem cell-related treatment for people with the progressive genetic disorder known as Duchenne&rsquo;s muscular dystrophy (DMD).</p> UC Davis Health researchers say there is promising news about a potential stem cell-related treatment for people with the progressive genetic disorder known as Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/duchenne-clinical-trial-offers-promising-results-using-unique-therapy/2020/06
202006_pilot-grants-boost-covid-19-research Mon, 08 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Pilot grants boost COVID-19 research <p>The Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Center for Health and Technology and the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis have collaborated to fund projects that explore the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, breast cancer screening, NICU care, children with disabilities and post-surgery therapies.&nbsp;</p> The Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Center for Health and Technology and the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis have collaborated to fund projects that explore the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, breast cancer screening, NICU care, children with disabilities and post-surgery therapies. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/pilot-grants-boost-covid-19-research/2020/06
202006_year-of-the-nurse-blog-aron-anthony-king-i-want-to-bring-more-people-in-and-show-them-and-push-them-to-do-more Mon, 08 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Aron Anthony King: ‘I want to bring more people in...and push them to do more’ <p>UC Davis Health nurse Aron Anthony King highlights two of his goals: increase diversity in his profession to provide more culturally competent care, and help encourage future nurses and leaders.</p> UC Davis Health nurse Aron Anthony King highlights two of his goals: increase diversity in his profession to provide more culturally competent care, and help encourage future nurses and leaders.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/year-of-the-nurse-blog-aron-anthony-king-i-want-to-bring-more-people-in-and-show-them-and-push-them-to-do-more/2020/06
202006_pediatric-resident-promotes-health-equity- Mon, 08 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Pediatric resident promotes health equity <p>An abstract by UC Davis pediatric resident Jess Huang has been accepted as a poster presentation at this month&rsquo;s Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH)&rsquo;s Healthcare Communication Virtual Research Forum.</p> An abstract by UC Davis pediatric resident Jess Huang has been accepted as a poster presentation at this month’s Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH)’s Healthcare Communication Virtual Research Forum.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/pediatric-resident-promotes-health-equity-/2020/06
202006_ucop-seed-grants-fund-covid-19-research-projects Mon, 08 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UCOP Seed Grants Fund COVID-19 Research Projects <p>UC Office of the President funds UC Davis School of Medicine and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research projects aimed at mitigating the impact of COVID-19.</p> UC Office of the President funds UC Davis School of Medicine and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences research projects aimed at mitigating the impact of COVID-19.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/ucop-seed-grants-fund-covid-19-research-projects/2020/06
202006_postponed-uc-davis-live-on-coronavirus-testing Fri, 05 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Rescheduled to June 11: UC Davis LIVE on coronavirus testing with Nam Tran, Larissa May <p>Originally slated for June 4, the UC Davis LIVE conversation with UC Davis Health's Larissa May and Nam Tran has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. Tune in then on UC Davis' social media channels to hear the latest on coronavirus testing.</p> Originally slated for June 4, the UC Davis LIVE conversation with UC Davis Health's Larissa May and Nam Tran has been rescheduled to Thursday, June 11 at 11:30 a.m. Tune in then on UC Davis' social media channels to hear the latest on coronavirus testing.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/postponed-uc-davis-live-on-coronavirus-testing/2020/06
202006_after-scary-diabetic-ketoacidosis-11-year-old-patient-and-family-gives-thanks Fri, 05 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT After scary diabetic ketoacidosis, 11-year-old patient and family give thanks <p>When Kristin Javier was diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at Mercy San Juan, she was transferred to UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital where she received the life-saving care she needed.</p> When Kristin Javier was diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) at Mercy San Juan, she was transferred to UC Davis Children’s Hospital where she received the life-saving care she needed.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/after-scary-diabetic-ketoacidosis-11-year-old-patient-and-family-gives-thanks/2020/06
202006_davis-teen-suffers-ski-injury-has-successful-surgery-during-covid-19 Fri, 05 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Davis teen suffers ski injury, has successful surgery during COVID-19 <p>Audrey Adamchak's love for the outdoors took her to Dartmouth, but a fall brought her back to UC Davis Health.</p> Audrey Adamchak's love for the outdoors took her to Dartmouth, but a fall brought her back to UC Davis Health.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/davis-teen-suffers-ski-injury-has-successful-surgery-during-covid-19/2020/06
202006_student-run-clinic-continues-offering-care-during-the-pandemic Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Student-run clinic continues offering care during the pandemic <p>The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped health care throughout the region, including at student-run clinics. Some are temporarily closed or providing only essential services while the stay-at-home order is in effect. A few, like Cl&iacute;nica Tepati, are using telehealth to maintain, and even expand, access to care.&nbsp;</p> The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped health care throughout the region, including at student-run clinics. Some are temporarily closed or providing only essential services while the stay-at-home order is in effect. A few, like Clínica Tepati, are using telehealth to maintain, and even expand, access to care. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/student-run-clinic-continues-offering-care-during-the-pandemic/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-scientists-and-national-researchers-detail-road-to-covid-19-vaccine Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis scientists and national researchers detail road to COVID-19 vaccine (video) <p>More than 3,800 viewers hear UC Davis scientists and other national researchers explain the promises and challenges of developing and distributing a COVID-19 vaccine worldwide.</p> More than 3,800 viewers hear UC Davis scientists and other national researchers explain the promises and challenges of developing and distributing a COVID-19 vaccine worldwide.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-scientists-and-national-researchers-detail-road-to-covid-19-vaccine/2020/06
202006_qa-an-infectious-disease-experts-travel-dos-and-donts-on-road-trips Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Q&A: An infectious disease expert's travel do's and don'ts on road trips <p>More travel advice in this time of COVID-19 &ndash; about roads trips, camping, rest stops and more &ndash; from Natascha Tuznik, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases.</p> More travel advice in this time of COVID-19 – about roads trips, camping, rest stops and more – from Natascha Tuznik, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/qa-an-infectious-disease-experts-travel-dos-and-donts-on-road-trips/2020/06
202006_q-a-travel-dos-and-donts-from-a-uc-davis-health-infectious-disease-expert Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Q&A: An infectious disease expert’s travel do’s and don’ts on air travel, hotels <p>Natascha Tuznik, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases, has helpful, and surprising, advice about traveling in this time of COVID-19 &amp;ndash; or deciding to stay home.</p> Natascha Tuznik, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases, has helpful, and surprising, advice about traveling in this time of COVID-19 &ndash; or deciding to stay home.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/q-a-travel-dos-and-donts-from-a-uc-davis-health-infectious-disease-expert/2020/06
202006_16-researchers-win-covid-19-seed-grants Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT 17 researchers win COVID-19 seed grants <p>UC Davis researchers have a role in nine of the 25 COVID-19-related projects that recently received seed grants averaging about $50,000 from CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, a systemwide UC initiative headquartered at Berkeley.</p> UC Davis researchers have a role in nine of the 25 COVID-19-related projects that recently received seed grants averaging about $50,000 from CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, a systemwide UC initiative headquartered at Berkeley.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/16-researchers-win-covid-19-seed-grants/2020/06
202006_uc-davis-health-adapting-from-lessons-of-telehealth Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health adapting from lessons of telehealth <p>UC Davis Health adapted to telehealth at an unprecedented rate because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it&rsquo;s using lessons learned to adapt for the future an even fuller experience for patients.</p> UC Davis Health adapted to telehealth at an unprecedented rate because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it’s using lessons learned to adapt for the future an even fuller experience for patients.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-adapting-from-lessons-of-telehealth/2020/06
202006_school-of-medicine-honors-dozens-of-students-residents-and-faculty-with-annual-awards Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT School of Medicine honors dozens of students, residents and faculty with annual awards <p>Annual awards recognize talented students, residents and faculty within School of Medicine.</p> Annual awards recognize talented students, residents and faculty within School of Medicine.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/school-of-medicine-honors-dozens-of-students-residents-and-faculty-with-annual-awards/2020/06
202006_prompt-diagnosis-team-surgery-and-intensive-care-save-the-life-of-landscape-architect Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Prompt diagnosis, team surgery and intensive care save the life of landscape architect <p>Getting medical care right away when health conditions arise are essential despite coronavirus.</p> Getting medical care right away when health conditions arise are essential despite coronavirus.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/prompt-diagnosis-team-surgery-and-intensive-care-save-the-life-of-landscape-architect/2020/06
202006_qa-with-new-community-pediatrician-mikah-owen Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT Q&A with new community pediatrician Mikah Owen <p>A Q&amp;A with Mikah Owen, who joined UC Davis Health last month as an assistant clinical professor in pediatrics, with a focus on community pediatrics.</p> A Q&A with Mikah Owen, who joined UC Davis Health last month as an assistant clinical professor in pediatrics, with a focus on community pediatrics.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/qa-with-new-community-pediatrician-mikah-owen/2020/06
202005_new-grant-brings-advanced-vascular-care-to-small-communities Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT New grant brings advanced vascular care to small communities <p>The <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/vascular/">UC Davis Vascular Center</a> has launched a <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/cht/clinic/index.html">telehealth initiative</a> to improve assessments and care for patients who live in small communities and have lower-extremity ulcers due to <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/vascular/diseases/pad.html">peripheral artery disease</a> or <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/factsheets/diabetes-prediabetes.htm">diabetes</a>.</p> The UC Davis Vascular Center has launched a telehealth initiative to improve assessments and care for patients who live in small communities and have lower-extremity ulcers due to peripheral artery disease or diabetes.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/new-grant-brings-advanced-vascular-care-to-small-communities/2020/05
202005_covid-19-community-survey-seeking-participants Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT COVID-19 community survey seeking participants <p>Scientists from the University of California, Davis are conducting a survey to learn about the impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak that began early in 2020.</p> Scientists from the University of California, Davis are conducting a survey to learn about the impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak that began early in 2020.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/covid-19-community-survey-seeking-participants/2020/05
202005_virtual-graduation-confers-114-doctor-of-medicine-degrees Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Virtual graduation confers 114 Doctor of Medicine degrees <p>Technology - along with celebratory joy, gratitude and a serious sense of purpose - united School of Medicine graduates in the first-ever virtual commencement in the 50-year history of the school.</p> Technology - along with celebratory joy, gratitude and a serious sense of purpose - united School of Medicine graduates in the first-ever virtual commencement in the 50-year history of the school.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/virtual-graduation-confers-114-doctor-of-medicine-degrees/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-infectious-disease-experts-have-some-warnings-about-covid-19-and-summer Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis infectious disease experts have some warnings about COVID-19 and summer <p>Summer means warm weather and relaxed social restrictions for COVID-19, but UC Davis experts warn that the disease may stay just as contagious, especially with large gatherings.</p> Summer means warm weather and relaxed social restrictions for COVID-19, but UC Davis experts warn that the disease may stay just as contagious, especially with large gatherings.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-infectious-disease-experts-have-some-warnings-about-covid-19-and-summer/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-health-leaders-smart-testing-not-mass-testing-the-best-path-out-of-the-covid-19-pandemic Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health leaders: Smart testing, not mass testing, the best path out of the COVID-19 pandemic <p>In a May 29 LinkedIn piece, UC Davis Health&rsquo;s David Lubarsky and Brad Pollock write that the impractical notion of mass population testing should be replaced by a more nuanced and targeted approach to achieving safer living and working.</p> In a May 29 LinkedIn piece, UC Davis Health’s David Lubarsky and Brad Pollock write that the impractical notion of mass population testing should be replaced by a more nuanced and targeted approach to achieving safer living and working.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-leaders-smart-testing-not-mass-testing-the-best-path-out-of-the-covid-19-pandemic/2020/05
202006_pc-care-skill-building-workshop-scheduled-for-july-14-15-via-zoom Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT PC-CARE Skill Building Workshop scheduled for July 14-15 via Zoom <p>Registration is now open for a PC-CARE Skill Building Workshop, hosted by the UC Davis CAARE Center and PC -CARE Training Center. The training will be held via Zoom on July 14-15 from 9 a.m. to noon.</p> Registration is now open for a PC-CARE Skill Building Workshop, hosted by the UC Davis CAARE Center and PC -CARE Training Center. The training will be held via Zoom on July 14-15 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/pc-care-skill-building-workshop-scheduled-for-july-14-15-via-zoom/2020/06
202005_uc-davis-health-repaying-generosity-of-community-with-ppe-donations-to-others Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health repaying generosity of community with PPE donations to others <p>Thanks to careful planning and community support, UC Davis Health is donating personal protective equipment to hospitals and others in the community ranging from Sac Fire to the Food Literacy Center to the Navajo Nation.</p> Thanks to careful planning and community support, UC Davis Health is donating personal protective equipment to hospitals and others in the community ranging from Sac Fire to the Food Literacy Center to the Navajo Nation.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-repaying-generosity-of-community-with-ppe-donations-to-others/2020/05
202005_hwang-recognized-for-advancing-the-field-of-dermatology Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Hwang recognized for advancing the field of dermatology <p>Samuel Hwang, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Dermatology, has been honored by the American Skin Association with a Research Achievement Award in Psoriasis for helping advance the field of dermatology.</p> Samuel Hwang, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Dermatology, has been honored by the American Skin Association with a Research Achievement Award in Psoriasis for helping advance the field of dermatology.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/hwang-recognized-for-advancing-the-field-of-dermatology/2020/05
202005_universal-need-for-massive-covid-19-testing--are-we-deluding-ourselves Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Universal need for massive COVID-19 testing — Are we deluding ourselves? <p>Costly coronavirus testing of the entire population is not the answer to solving the COVID-19 pandemic, but by testing smarter, we will be able to better track down the virus.</p> Costly coronavirus testing of the entire population is not the answer to solving the COVID-19 pandemic, but by testing smarter, we will be able to better track down the virus.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/universal-need-for-massive-covid-19-testing--are-we-deluding-ourselves/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-health-scores-big-at-healthcare-advertising-awards Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health scores big at Healthcare Advertising Awards <p>UC Davis Health scored big at the Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, the largest health care advertising awards competition in America.</p> UC Davis Health scored big at the Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, the largest health care advertising awards competition in America.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-scores-big-at-healthcare-advertising-awards/2020/05
202005_kindness-and-calm-from-infusion-center-made-patients-feel-safe-during-pandemic Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Kindness and calm from Infusion Center made patients feel safe during pandemic <p>During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses and staff at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&amp;rsquo;s Adult Infusion Center walked a comforting line between acknowledging the scary time and making patients feel safe.</p> During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses and staff at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center&rsquo;s Adult Infusion Center walked a comforting line between acknowledging the scary time and making patients feel safe.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/kindness-and-calm-from-infusion-center-made-patients-feel-safe-during-pandemic/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-michelle-linenberger-its-helping-families-gain-some-control-in-the-end Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Michelle Linenberger: ‘It's helping families gain some control in the end’ <p>As a new graduate nurse, Michelle Linenberger remembers watching an experienced nurse stay with a patient while she died. Those moments have taught her the importance of having conversations about death &ndash; and how one wishes to die.</p> As a new graduate nurse, Michelle Linenberger remembers watching an experienced nurse stay with a patient while she died. Those moments have taught her the importance of having conversations about death – and how one wishes to die.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/year-of-the-nurse-blog-michelle-linenberger-its-helping-families-gain-some-control-in-the-end/2020/05
202005_autism-severity-can-change-substantially-during-early-childhood Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Autism severity can change substantially during early childhood <p>Kids with autism may have a change in their symptom severity during childhood. Around 30% of them have less symptoms by age 6.</p> Kids with autism may have a change in their symptom severity during childhood. Around 30% of them have less symptoms by age 6.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/autism-severity-can-change-substantially-during-early-childhood/2020/05
202005_the-virtual-museum-experience-can-it-help-reduce-social-isolation-and-chronic-pain Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT The virtual museum experience: Can it help reduce social isolation and chronic pain? <p>Can participating in virtual, online museum programs help people with chronic pain feel more socially connected?&nbsp; UC Davis Health is seeking volunteers to find out.</p> Can participating in virtual, online museum programs help people with chronic pain feel more socially connected?  UC Davis Health is seeking volunteers to find out.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/the-virtual-museum-experience-can-it-help-reduce-social-isolation-and-chronic-pain/2020/05
202005_school-of-medicine-hosts-first-ever-virtual-graduation-friday Wed, 27 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT School of Medicine hosts first-ever virtual graduation Friday <p>Unique commencement ceremony to unite the School of Medicine's 114 graduates by Zoom.</p> Unique commencement ceremony to unite the School of Medicine's 114 graduates by Zoom.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/school-of-medicine-hosts-first-ever-virtual-graduation-friday/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-health-honored-with-multiple-practice-greenhealth-awards-for-environmental-excellence Wed, 27 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health honored with multiple Practice Greenhealth awards for environmental excellence <p>In addition to landing in the national "top 10" Circles of Excellence in the Food and Green Building categories, UC Davis Health also garnered Practice Greenhealth's Emerald Award for improvements in environmental performance and the Greening the OR Recognition Award.</p> In addition to landing in the national "top 10" Circles of Excellence in the Food and Green Building categories, UC Davis Health also garnered Practice Greenhealth's Emerald Award for improvements in environmental performance and the Greening the OR Recognition Award.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-honored-with-multiple-practice-greenhealth-awards-for-environmental-excellence/2020/05
202005_book-choice-marbles-on-mental-health Wed, 27 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Book choice: ‘Marbles,’ on mental health <p>The Campus Community Book Project has two big announcements: the title of the book on mental health we will all be encouraged to read in 2020-21, and the theme for the year after that, along with a call for nominations.</p> The Campus Community Book Project has two big announcements: the title of the book on mental health we will all be encouraged to read in 2020-21, and the theme for the year after that, along with a call for nominations.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/book-choice-marbles-on-mental-health/2020/05
202005_distance-learning-brings-later-school-start-times-chance-for-more-sleep-for-children Wed, 27 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Distance learning brings later school start times, chance for more sleep for children <p>As schools across the country have turned to distance learning during COVID-19, a new opportunity has emerged for children: later school start times &ndash; and the chance for more sleep.</p> As schools across the country have turned to distance learning during COVID-19, a new opportunity has emerged for children: later school start times – and the chance for more sleep.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/distance-learning-brings-later-school-start-times-chance-for-more-sleep-for-children/2020/05
202005_ctsc-is-a-quiet-hero-of-uc-davis-covid-19-research Tue, 26 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT CTSC is a quiet hero of UC Davis COVID-19 research <p>The Clinical and Translational Science Center is an unsung hero of both UC Davis's COVID-19 research and its ongoing clinical trials.</p> The Clinical and Translational Science Center is an unsung hero of both UC Davis's COVID-19 research and its ongoing clinical trials.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/ctsc-is-a-quiet-hero-of-uc-davis-covid-19-research/2020/05
202005_breastfeeding-moms-find-valuable-support-online-despite-covid-19 Tue, 26 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Breastfeeding moms find valuable support online despite COVID-19 <p>When the COVID-19 pandemic began, UC Davis Health moved its in-person weekly breastfeeding support group online. The lactation team now hosts Zoom meetings, providing the same resource that new mothers can access from the comfort of home.&nbsp;</p> When the COVID-19 pandemic began, UC Davis Health moved its in-person weekly breastfeeding support group online. The lactation team now hosts Zoom meetings, providing the same resource that new mothers can access from the comfort of home. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/breastfeeding-moms-find-valuable-support-online-despite-covid-19/2020/05
202005_new-double-contrast-technique-picks-up-small-tumors-on-mri Tue, 26 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MRI <p>Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. A new technique developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, offers a significant advance in using magnetic resonance imaging to pick out even very small tumors from normal tissue. The work is published May 25 in the journal&nbsp;<em>Nature Nanotechnology.</em></p> Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. A new technique developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, offers a significant advance in using magnetic resonance imaging to pick out even very small tumors from normal tissue. The work is published May 25 in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/new-double-contrast-technique-picks-up-small-tumors-on-mri/2020/05
202005_local-girls-kindness-rocks-the-uc-davis-health-campus Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Local girl's kindness rocks the UC Davis Health campus <p>Scarlett Bronner turned her passion for painting rocks into an inspiring way to show health care workers how much they are appreciated.</p> Scarlett Bronner turned her passion for painting rocks into an inspiring way to show health care workers how much they are appreciated.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/local-girls-kindness-rocks-the-uc-davis-health-campus/2020/05
202005_vascular-center-recognized-for-participation-in-north-american-quality-initiative- Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Vascular Center recognized for participation in North American quality initiative <p>The Society for Vascular Surgery has awarded three stars &mdash; the highest number possible &mdash; to the UC Davis Vascular Center for active participation in its Vascular Quality Initiative.&nbsp;</p> The Society for Vascular Surgery has awarded three stars — the highest number possible — to the UC Davis Vascular Center for active participation in its Vascular Quality Initiative. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/vascular-center-recognized-for-participation-in-north-american-quality-initiative-/2020/05
202005_volunteering-in-brooklyn-hospital-long-days-short-on-supplies-caring-workers Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Volunteering in Brooklyn hospital: Long days, short on supplies, plenty of caring workers <p>Paula Wagner, a nurse practitioner and one UC Davis Health&amp;rsquo;s providers who volunteered in New York City, provides a striking snapshot of the pandemic there.</p> Paula Wagner, a nurse practitioner and one UC Davis Health&rsquo;s providers who volunteered in New York City, provides a striking snapshot of the pandemic there.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/volunteering-in-brooklyn-hospital-long-days-short-on-supplies-caring-workers/2020/05
202005_medical-innovations-win-big-in-20th-annual-uc-davis-business-competition Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Medical innovations win big in 20th annual UC Davis Business Competition <p>A team of UC Davis graduate students captured both the $20,000 first prize and the $10,000 Health Sector Award in the 20th annual Big Bang! Business Competition at the University of California, Davis, Wednesday night.</p> A team of UC Davis graduate students captured both the $20,000 first prize and the $10,000 Health Sector Award in the 20th annual Big Bang! Business Competition at the University of California, Davis, Wednesday night.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/medical-innovations-win-big-in-20th-annual-uc-davis-business-competition/2020/05
202005_vice-chancellor-for-research-graduate-student-develop-covid-19-contact-tracing-tool Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Vice Chancellor for Research, graduate student develop COVID-19 contact-tracing tool <p>Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web-based contact-tracing application. The app, We-Care, allows users to check in at specific locations and notifies them if someone reporting themselves as positive for COVID-19 checks in at the same location within a certain&nbsp; time window.</p> Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web-based contact-tracing application. The app, We-Care, allows users to check in at specific locations and notifies them if someone reporting themselves as positive for COVID-19 checks in at the same location within a certain  time window.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/vice-chancellor-for-research-graduate-student-develop-covid-19-contact-tracing-tool/2020/05
202005_know-and-respond-quickly-to-signs-of-stroke- Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Know and respond quickly to signs of stroke <p>A UC Davis Health specialist recommends learning more about common stroke symptoms and your own risks for the condition.</p> A UC Davis Health specialist recommends learning more about common stroke symptoms and your own risks for the condition.

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202005_fight-against-big-soda-topic-of-uc-davis-public-webinar-on-may-27 Thu, 21 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Fight against big soda topic of UC Davis public webinar on May 27 <p>The sticky business of sugar-sweetened beverages will be the topic of an online panel discussion with California Assemblymember Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, and an expert from the University of California, Davis, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.</p> The sticky business of sugar-sweetened beverages will be the topic of an online panel discussion with California Assemblymember Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, and an expert from the University of California, Davis, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/fight-against-big-soda-topic-of-uc-davis-public-webinar-on-may-27/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-health-performs-10000th-molecular-test-for-covid-1 Thu, 21 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health performs 10,000th molecular test for COVID&#8209;19 <p>During the pandemic, UC Davis Health established robust pathways with 30 hospitals and health care facilities throughout the region, streamlining the receipt and molecular testing of COVID-19 specimens.</p> During the pandemic, UC Davis Health established robust pathways with 30 hospitals and health care facilities throughout the region, streamlining the receipt and molecular testing of COVID-19 specimens.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-performs-10000th-molecular-test-for-covid-1/2020/05
202005_how-sacramentos-history-has-shaped-todays-health-care-disparities Thu, 21 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT How Sacramento’s history has shaped today’s health care disparities [video] <p>Leaders from UC Davis Health tour Sacramento to learn history of its neighborhood and how it impacts the social determinants of health in the region.</p> Leaders from UC Davis Health tour Sacramento to learn history of its neighborhood and how it impacts the social determinants of health in the region.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/how-sacramentos-history-has-shaped-todays-health-care-disparities/2020/05
202005_diana-farmer-receives-apsnas-champion-award- Thu, 21 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Diana Farmer receives APSNA’s Champion Award <p>Diana Farmer, chair of surgery at <a href="https://health.ucdavis.edu/">U</a>C Davis Health and surgeon-in chief of UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital, has received the Champion Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).</p> Diana Farmer, chair of surgery at UC Davis Health and surgeon-in chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has received the Champion Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).

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202005_seeking-pain-relieving-surgery-during-pandemic Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Seeking pain-relieving surgery during a pandemic <p>Roseville patient who had debilitating pain from a slipped disk grateful for surgery.</p> Roseville patient who had debilitating pain from a slipped disk grateful for surgery.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/seeking-pain-relieving-surgery-during-pandemic/2020/05
202005_expert-crew-brightens-the-grounds-and-the-day-for-everyone-at-uc-davis-health Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Expert crew brightens the grounds and the day for everyone at UC Davis Health <p>The skillful work of UC Davis Health groundskeepers helps make the experience of patients and staff more comforting.</p> The skillful work of UC Davis Health groundskeepers helps make the experience of patients and staff more comforting.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/expert-crew-brightens-the-grounds-and-the-day-for-everyone-at-uc-davis-health/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurse-rodrigo-almirol-the-best-care-that-they-needed-with-respect-and-dignity Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Rodrigo Almirol: ‘The best care that they needed, with respect and dignity’ <p>In this ongoing series of nurses' stories, UC Davis Health nurse Rodrigo Almirol shares what he strives to do for every patient, and what he hopes they will take away from the experience of his care.</p> In this ongoing series of nurses' stories, UC Davis Health nurse Rodrigo Almirol shares what he strives to do for every patient, and what he hopes they will take away from the experience of his care.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/year-of-the-nurse-rodrigo-almirol-the-best-care-that-they-needed-with-respect-and-dignity/2020/05
202005_pilot-study-to-assess-intranasal-compound-for-prevention-of-sars-cov-2-infection Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Pilot study to assess intranasal compound for prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection <p>Can an antiviral compound found in shellfish be effective against the novel coronavirus? The Covid Catalyst Fund awarded a grant to conduct a rule-out study.</p> Can an antiviral compound found in shellfish be effective against the novel coronavirus? The Covid Catalyst Fund awarded a grant to conduct a rule-out study.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/pilot-study-to-assess-intranasal-compound-for-prevention-of-sars-cov-2-infection/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-live-treating-covid-19-on-may-21 Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis LIVE: Treating COVID-19 on May 21 <p>In the second edition of UC Davis LIVE: COVID-19, two UC Davis clinicians will talk about and take questions on the new treatments for COVID-19 being tested at UC Davis Health and other hospitals, including the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir &mdash; used to treat UC Davis&rsquo; first patient of the pandemic in March &mdash; and using plasma from people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus to treat patients.</p> In the second edition of UC Davis LIVE: COVID-19, two UC Davis clinicians will talk about and take questions on the new treatments for COVID-19 being tested at UC Davis Health and other hospitals, including the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir — used to treat UC Davis’ first patient of the pandemic in March — and using plasma from people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus to treat patients.

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202005_troubling-covid-19-syndrome-identified-in-children Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Troubling COVID-19 syndrome identified in children <p>A newly identified and severe inflammatory syndrome &ndash; similar to Kawasaki disease&nbsp; ̶&nbsp; has been linked to the coronavirus causing COVID-19 in about 200 children in the United States and Europe.</p> A newly identified and severe inflammatory syndrome – similar to Kawasaki disease  ̶  has been linked to the coronavirus causing COVID-19 in about 200 children in the United States and Europe.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/troubling-covid-19-syndrome-identified-in-children/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-nursing-professor-named-fellow-in-american-medical-informatics-association Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Medical Informatics Association <p>School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.</p> School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.

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202005_a-message-to-expecting-moms-dont-delay-care-during-covid-19 Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT A message to expecting moms: Don’t delay care during COVID-19 <p>The message has been clear from health care professionals across the country: Don&rsquo;t delay necessary medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for expecting mothers, delays to medical care can have serious, life-threatening consequences for both mom and baby.</p> The message has been clear from health care professionals across the country: Don’t delay necessary medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for expecting mothers, delays to medical care can have serious, life-threatening consequences for both mom and baby.

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202005_depression-symptoms-linked-to-reduced-cognitive-control-in-people-with-autism Tue, 19 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Depression symptoms linked to reduced cognitive control in people with autism <p>Symptoms of depression in young adults with autism were linked to less proactive cognitive control, a new UC Davis MIND Institute study has found.</p> Symptoms of depression in young adults with autism were linked to less proactive cognitive control, a new UC Davis MIND Institute study has found.

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202005_environmental-services-team-keeps-hospital-clean-and-safe-at-all-times Mon, 18 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Environmental Services team keeps hospital clean and safe at all times <p>As UC Davis Medical Center battles COVID-19, cleaning crews are there every step of the way.</p> As UC Davis Medical Center battles COVID-19, cleaning crews are there every step of the way.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/environmental-services-team-keeps-hospital-clean-and-safe-at-all-times/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-theresa-pak-i-want-to-be-that-kind-of-warrior-that-was-connecting-to-people Mon, 18 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Theresa Pak: ‘I want to be that kind of warrior, that was connecting to people’ <p>During her nursing school days amid the uncertainty of the AIDS epidemic, Theresa Pak witnessed a colleague set an extraordinary example of empathy and compassion. From that day, she has strived to live up to the standard of care.</p> During her nursing school days amid the uncertainty of the AIDS epidemic, Theresa Pak witnessed a colleague set an extraordinary example of empathy and compassion. From that day, she has strived to live up to the standard of care.

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202005_life-saving-care-in-the-time-of-covid-19 Mon, 18 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Life-saving care in the time of COVID-19 <p>When she was diagnosed with adenosarcoma, a rare form of uterine cancer, she sought help from Gary Leiserowitz, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at UC Davis Health.</p> When she was diagnosed with adenosarcoma, a rare form of uterine cancer, she sought help from Gary Leiserowitz, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at UC Davis Health.

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202005_california-poison-control-sees-spike-in-household-disinfectant-exposures-in-march-april Mon, 18 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT California Poison Control sees spike in household disinfectant exposures in March, April <p>As California residents use more cleaning products to disinfect their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Poison Control System&rsquo;s Sacramento Division, housed at UC Davis Health, has seen a spike in reported household disinfectant exposures in March and April.</p> As California residents use more cleaning products to disinfect their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Poison Control System’s Sacramento Division, housed at UC Davis Health, has seen a spike in reported household disinfectant exposures in March and April.

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202005_uc-davis-leaders-and-scientists-answer-pressing-covid-19-questions Fri, 15 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis leaders and scientists answer pressing COVID-19 questions <p>More than 2,000 people around the world tuned in to hear straight answers about COVID-19 from UC Davis and UC leaders and scientists.</p> More than 2,000 people around the world tuned in to hear straight answers about COVID-19 from UC Davis and UC leaders and scientists.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-leaders-and-scientists-answer-pressing-covid-19-questions/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-physician-brings-heart-care-to-sac-county-clinic Fri, 15 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis physician brings heart care to Sacramento County clinic <p>Edris Aman is a cardiologist and expert in cardiac imaging. He also is part of a growing team of specialists who sees patients at the County of Sacramento Primary Care Center, which&nbsp; serves Medi-Cal and uninsured patients.</p> Edris Aman is a cardiologist and expert in cardiac imaging. He also is part of a growing team of specialists who sees patients at the County of Sacramento Primary Care Center, which  serves Medi-Cal and uninsured patients.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-physician-brings-heart-care-to-sac-county-clinic/2020/05
202005_pillow-project-makes-uc-davis-leukodystrophy-clinic-patients-comfortable Fri, 15 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT 'Pillow Project' makes UC Davis Leukodystrophy Clinic patients comfortable <p>Young leukodystrophy patients who are seen at the UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center and UC Davis Medical Center will be getting specially made positioning pillows to make their visits more comfortable, courtesy of a partnership between the UC Davis Leukodystrophy Subspecialty Clinic and the Olivia Kay Foundation.</p> Young leukodystrophy patients who are seen at the UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center and UC Davis Medical Center will be getting specially made positioning pillows to make their visits more comfortable, courtesy of a partnership between the UC Davis Leukodystrophy Subspecialty Clinic and the Olivia Kay Foundation.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/pillow-project-makes-uc-davis-leukodystrophy-clinic-patients-comfortable/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-health-identifies-biomarker-for-early-blood-vessel-damage-due-to-sickle-cell-anemia- Fri, 15 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health identifies biomarker for early blood vessel damage due to sickle cell anemia <p>Unique computer-assisted microscope offers non-invasive, real-time approach to assess blood vessels</p> Unique computer-assisted microscope offers non-invasive, real-time approach to assess blood vessels

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-health-identifies-biomarker-for-early-blood-vessel-damage-due-to-sickle-cell-anemia-/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-emergency-medicine-physicians-receive-national-awards-for-leading-edge-work Thu, 14 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis emergency medicine physicians receive national awards for leading-edge work <p>Researchers conducting studies on violence prevention, gender medicine and blood pressure monitoring in critical care patients receive national awards.</p> Researchers conducting studies on violence prevention, gender medicine and blood pressure monitoring in critical care patients receive national awards.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-emergency-medicine-physicians-receive-national-awards-for-leading-edge-work/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-kelly-hamilton-we-fought-so-hard-to-have-his-voice-in-the-conversation Thu, 14 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Kelly Hamilton: ‘We fought so hard to have his voice in the conversation’ <p>UC Davis Health nurse Kelly Hamilton recounts her experience with a patient who had difficulties communicating with the care team &ndash; and explains why it&rsquo;s so important for patients like him to be heard and empowered.</p> UC Davis Health nurse Kelly Hamilton recounts her experience with a patient who had difficulties communicating with the care team – and explains why it’s so important for patients like him to be heard and empowered.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/year-of-the-nurse-blog-kelly-hamilton-we-fought-so-hard-to-have-his-voice-in-the-conversation/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-researchers-get-3-million-fast-grant-to-find-treatment-for-angelman-syndrome- Thu, 14 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis researchers get $3 million FAST grant to find treatment for Angelman syndrome <p>Two UC Davis researchers receive $3 million grant to find an effective treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.</p> Two UC Davis researchers receive $3 million grant to find an effective treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-researchers-get-3-million-fast-grant-to-find-treatment-for-angelman-syndrome-/2020/05
202005_grant-to-track-evolution-of-novel-coronavirus-with-math Thu, 14 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Grant to track evolution of novel coronavirus with math <p>To stay a step ahead of the COVID-19 virus, an interdisciplinary team of UC Davis researchers will use mathematics, data science and experimental biology to predict potential mutations of the novel coronavirus. The proposed research was recently funded by a $200,000 RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation.</p> To stay a step ahead of the COVID-19 virus, an interdisciplinary team of UC Davis researchers will use mathematics, data science and experimental biology to predict potential mutations of the novel coronavirus. The proposed research was recently funded by a $200,000 RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/grant-to-track-evolution-of-novel-coronavirus-with-math/2020/05
202005_uc-davis-pediatric-orthopaedic-surgeon-gives-teen-another-chance-at-sports Wed, 13 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis pediatric orthopaedic surgeon gives teen another chance at sports...and a future <p>Emma Voorhies' knee injury initially sidelined her, but thanks to UC Davis Children's Hospital, she can look forward to playing again.</p> Emma Voorhies' knee injury initially sidelined her, but thanks to UC Davis Children's Hospital, she can look forward to playing again.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/uc-davis-pediatric-orthopaedic-surgeon-gives-teen-another-chance-at-sports/2020/05
202005_can-a-drug-developed-for-sickle-cell-anemia-mitigate-lung-damage-in-patients-with-covid-19 Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Can a drug developed for sickle cell anemia mitigate lung damage in patients with COVID-19? <p>UC Davis scientists provide senicapoc for COVID-19 clinical trial in Denmark.</p> UC Davis scientists provide senicapoc for COVID-19 clinical trial in Denmark.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/can-a-drug-developed-for-sickle-cell-anemia-mitigate-lung-damage-in-patients-with-covid-19/2020/05
202005_anonymous-kidney-donation-is-ultimate-random-act-of-kindness Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Anonymous kidney donation is ultimate random act of kindness <p>Nancy Cabrellis donated her kidney anonymously not even knowing who would get it simply because she thought it could help someone. She was right.</p> Nancy Cabrellis donated her kidney anonymously not even knowing who would get it simply because she thought it could help someone. She was right.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/anonymous-kidney-donation-is-ultimate-random-act-of-kindness/2020/05
202005_school-of-medicines-kuppermann-fancher-godzich-garner-awards-from-academic-senate-academic-federation Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT School of Medicine’s Kuppermann, Fancher, Godzich garner awards from Academic Senate, Academic Federation <p>Nathan Kuppermann has been honored with the Academic Senate&rsquo;s highest honor, the Faculty Distinguished Research Award. Tonya Fancher was honored with a Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award (Academic Senate), and Micaela Godzich garnered the award for Excellence in Graduate/Professional Teaching or Mentoring (Academic Federation).</p> Nathan Kuppermann has been honored with the Academic Senate’s highest honor, the Faculty Distinguished Research Award. Tonya Fancher was honored with a Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award (Academic Senate), and Micaela Godzich garnered the award for Excellence in Graduate/Professional Teaching or Mentoring (Academic Federation).

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/school-of-medicines-kuppermann-fancher-godzich-garner-awards-from-academic-senate-academic-federation/2020/05
202005_scholarship-students-share-how-philanthropy-powers-their-paths Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Scholarship students share how philanthropy powers their paths <p>This week (May 11&ndash;15), the UC Davis Foundation&rsquo;s &ldquo;by philanthropy&rdquo; initiative highlights the work that has been made possible by the generosity of others.</p> This week (May 11–15), the UC Davis Foundation’s “by philanthropy” initiative highlights the work that has been made possible by the generosity of others.

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202005_second-covid-19-info-webinar-may-14 Tue, 12 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Second COVID-19 info webinar: May 14 <p>UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal&rsquo;s first COVID-19 public awareness symposium drew an audience of more than 1,000, and this week he is hosting another one, this time featuring welcome remarks by UC President Janet Napolitano.</p> UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal’s first COVID-19 public awareness symposium drew an audience of more than 1,000, and this week he is hosting another one, this time featuring welcome remarks by UC President Janet Napolitano.

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202005_-access-to-primary-care-differs-by-county-for-medi-cal-patients Mon, 11 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Access to primary care differs by county for Medi-Cal patients <p>New research from UC Davis Health policy experts shows that Medi-Cal patients in Yolo County have better access to primary care than patients in nearby counties. Primary care access was worse in Sacramento, San Joaquin and Solano counties.&nbsp;</p> New research from UC Davis Health policy experts shows that Medi-Cal patients in Yolo County have better access to primary care than patients in nearby counties. Primary care access was worse in Sacramento, San Joaquin and Solano counties. 

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202005_during-covid-19-online-gaming-helps-teens-with-autism-build-their-social-skills Mon, 11 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT During COVID-19, online gaming helps teens with autism build their social skills <p>Online video gaming helps children with autism socialize during COVID-19.</p> Online video gaming helps children with autism socialize during COVID-19.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/during-covid-19-online-gaming-helps-teens-with-autism-build-their-social-skills/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-ann-smith-and-rachel-teixeira-who-i-am-as-a-nurse-is-a-direct-reflection-of-the-example-of-my-mom Mon, 11 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Ann Smith and Rachel Teixeira: ‘Who I am as a nurse is a direct reflection of the example of my mom’ <p>UC Davis Health nurse Rachel Teixeira talks about following her role model of caring and professionalism &ndash; her mother Ann Smith. For Smith, her daughter&rsquo;s commitment to the family&rsquo;s legacy is &ldquo;like full circle.&rdquo;</p> UC Davis Health nurse Rachel Teixeira talks about following her role model of caring and professionalism – her mother Ann Smith. For Smith, her daughter’s commitment to the family’s legacy is “like full circle.”

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202005_six-tips-to-keep-children-safe-from-falling-from-windows Mon, 11 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Six tips to keep children safe from falling from windows <p>Each year about 5,000 children are treated for window fall-related injuries in hospital emergency departments across the country. Here are some tips to help keep children safe from window falls.&nbsp;</p> Each year about 5,000 children are treated for window fall-related injuries in hospital emergency departments across the country. Here are some tips to help keep children safe from window falls. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/six-tips-to-keep-children-safe-from-falling-from-windows/2020/05
202005_an-extraordinary-beginning-for-sisters-born-at-uc-davis-childrens-hospital- Fri, 08 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT An extraordinary beginning for sisters born at UC Davis Children's Hospital <p>Momo twins Isabella and Sofia Walker beat the odds in more ways than one.</p> Momo twins Isabella and Sofia Walker beat the odds in more ways than one.

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202005_vice-chancellor-david-lubarsky-elected-to-cma-board-representing-academic-physicians Fri, 08 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Vice Chancellor David Lubarsky elected to CMA Board representing academic physicians <p>UC Davis Health CEO Dr. David Lubarsky was elected as a California Medical Association Trustee to better represent the voice of academic physicians, including the 6,000 physicians of UC.</p> UC Davis Health CEO Dr. David Lubarsky was elected as a California Medical Association Trustee to better represent the voice of academic physicians, including the 6,000 physicians of UC.

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202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-alexandria-depew-the-patients-that-were-servingtheyre-not-just-a-diagnosis Fri, 08 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Alexandria DePew: ‘The patients that we’re serving…they’re not just a diagnosis’ <p>Early in her career, UC Davis Health Emergency Department nurse Alexandria DePew tried to comfort a patient with a terminal disease. Seeing the patient&rsquo;s emotional distress showed her the depth of care that nursing requires.</p> Early in her career, UC Davis Health Emergency Department nurse Alexandria DePew tried to comfort a patient with a terminal disease. Seeing the patient’s emotional distress showed her the depth of care that nursing requires.

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202005_uc-davis-childrens-hospital-celebrates-mom Fri, 08 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Children’s Hospital celebrates mom <p>Mothers of hospitalized pediatric patients received extra love and gratitude today at UC Davis Children&rsquo;s Hospital in celebration of Mother&rsquo;s Day.&nbsp;</p> Mothers of hospitalized pediatric patients received extra love and gratitude today at UC Davis Children’s Hospital in celebration of Mother’s Day. 

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202005_year-of-the-nurse-blog-bertha-ramirez-preciado-this-is-something-you-cant-learn-it-just-comes Thu, 07 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse blog, Bertha Ramirez-Preciado: 'This is something you can't learn; it just comes' <p>UC Davis Health nurse Bertha Ramirez-Preciado knows that nursing takes more than book learning. She shares one example of how she doesn't just provide a patient's health care &ndash; she supports her and her family in every sense.</p> UC Davis Health nurse Bertha Ramirez-Preciado knows that nursing takes more than book learning. She shares one example of how she doesn't just provide a patient's health care – she supports her and her family in every sense.

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202005_nursing-students-essential-for-maintaining-workforce-pipeline Thu, 07 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Nursing students essential for maintaining workforce pipeline <p>When the pandemic hit and halted training programs, nursing students faced a challenging pathway to graduating on time and beginning their nursing careers. UC Davis Medical Center came to the rescue.</p> When the pandemic hit and halted training programs, nursing students faced a challenging pathway to graduating on time and beginning their nursing careers. UC Davis Medical Center came to the rescue.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/nursing-students-essential-for-maintaining-workforce-pipeline/2020/05
202005_chantry-receives-award-for-excellence-in-breastfeeding-research Thu, 07 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Chantry receives award for excellence in breastfeeding research <p>Caroline Chantry, professor emerita at the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and a volunteer clinical faculty member, is selected as this year&rsquo;s Patricia Martin Annual Awardee for Excellence in Breastfeeding Research by the <em>Journal of Human Lactation</em>.</p> Caroline Chantry, professor emerita at the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and a volunteer clinical faculty member, is selected as this year’s Patricia Martin Annual Awardee for Excellence in Breastfeeding Research by the Journal of Human Lactation.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/chantry-receives-award-for-excellence-in-breastfeeding-research/2020/05
202005_year-of-the-nurses-includes-opportunity-for-nurses-to-tell-their-own-stories Wed, 06 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Year of the Nurse includes opportunity for nurses to tell their own stories <p>To help honor the &ldquo;Year of the Nurse,&rdquo; UC Davis Health has launched a blog featuring nurses voicing their own stories, the ups and downs of a career in caring for others.</p> To help honor the “Year of the Nurse,” UC Davis Health has launched a blog featuring nurses voicing their own stories, the ups and downs of a career in caring for others.

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202005_hospital-visitor-restrictions-eased Wed, 06 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Hospital visitor restrictions eased <p>UC Davis Medical Center has updated its hospital-visitor policy to reflect the changing conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.</p> UC Davis Medical Center has updated its hospital-visitor policy to reflect the changing conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/hospital-visitor-restrictions-eased/2020/05
202005_covid-19-live-series-debuts-may-7 Wed, 06 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT COVID-19 ‘LIVE’ series debuts May 7 <p>UC Davis is launching two new series that take a deep dive into how our researchers are meeting the challenge of COVID-19. They will explore how UC Davis scientists, clinicians, engineers and others, often working across disciplines, are turning their kno<span>wledge to tackle COVID-19, from its origin to our communities and hospitals.</span></p> UC Davis is launching two new series that take a deep dive into how our researchers are meeting the challenge of COVID-19. They will explore how UC Davis scientists, clinicians, engineers and others, often working across disciplines, are turning their knowledge to tackle COVID-19, from its origin to our communities and hospitals.

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202005_telehealth-connects-a-family-during-covid-19-care Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Telehealth connects a family during COVID-19 care <p>81-year-old Suren Vaniyev was the first patient to connect with family through UC Davis Medical Center's new Virtual Visit Program.</p> 81-year-old Suren Vaniyev was the first patient to connect with family through UC Davis Medical Center's new Virtual Visit Program.

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202005_determination-and-heart-power-young-nurse Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Determination and heart power young nurse <p>Lourdes Cueva starts this week as a UC Davis Medical Center nurse after negotiating pathway programs, working since high school to help her family and entering the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing with a seven-week-old daughter.</p> Lourdes Cueva starts this week as a UC Davis Medical Center nurse after negotiating pathway programs, working since high school to help her family and entering the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing with a seven-week-old daughter.

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202005_10-ways-to-protect-your-child-from-drowning Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT 10 ways to protect your child from drowning <p>With the weather heating up, many people are heading to nearby swimming pools , rivers or the ocean. But drowning claims thousands of lives each year. Follow these tips to keep your children safe.&nbsp;</p> With the weather heating up, many people are heading to nearby swimming pools , rivers or the ocean. But drowning claims thousands of lives each year. Follow these tips to keep your children safe. 

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https://health.ucdavis.edu/health-news/newsroom/10-ways-to-protect-your-child-from-drowning/2020/05
202005_new-insight-on-maternal-infections-and-neurodevelopmental-disorders Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT New insight on maternal infections and neurodevelopmental disorders <p>The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is activated during pregnancy, according to researchers from the Center for Neuroscience at UC Davis. The findings, published in the journal <em>Brain, Behavior, and Immunity,</em> could help resolve what role serious infections during pregnancy play in the later development of conditions such as autism and schizophrenia in offspring.</p> The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is activated during pregnancy, according to researchers from the Center for Neuroscience at UC Davis. The findings, published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, could help resolve what role serious infections during pregnancy play in the later development of conditions such as autism and schizophrenia in offspring.

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202005_preventing-another-covid-19-problem-skin-irritation-from-hand-washing Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Preventing another COVID-19 problem: Skin irritation from hand washing <p>Tips to keep your hands clean and healthy during COVID-19 pandemic.</p> Tips to keep your hands clean and healthy during COVID-19 pandemic.

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202005_peregrine-parents-nurturing-5-new-arrivals-at-uc-davis-medical-center Mon, 04 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Peregrine parents nurturing five new arrivals at UC Davis Medical Center <p>UC Davis Medical Center has an unprecedented five baby peregrine falcons that just hatched and are now growing in a nest on the hospital's roof.</p> UC Davis Medical Center has an unprecedented five baby peregrine falcons that just hatched and are now growing in a nest on the hospital's roof.

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202005_davis-campus-custodial-staff-help-uc-davis-health Mon, 04 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Davis campus custodial staff help UC Davis Health <p>Davis campus has&nbsp;trained and sent approximately 40 custodians to the UC Davis Health campus to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.</p> Davis campus has trained and sent approximately 40 custodians to the UC Davis Health campus to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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202005_uc-davis-health-physician-runs-to-give-back-and-connect- Mon, 04 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Health physician runs to give back and connect <p>Neurologist Marc Lenaerts ran more than 200 miles in April to raise COVID-19 fund donations and along the way found it connected him to a disconnected world.</p> Neurologist Marc Lenaerts ran more than 200 miles in April to raise COVID-19 fund donations and along the way found it connected him to a disconnected world.

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202005_uc-davis-medical-center-achieves-top-stroke-certification Fri, 01 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT UC Davis Medical Center achieves top stroke certification <p>UC Davis Medical Center has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest recognition possible from <a href="https://www.jointcommission.org/">The Joint Commission</a>.&nbsp;</p> UC Davis Medical Center has been certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest recognition possible from The Joint Commission

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202005_new-uc-davis-health-blog-spotlights-bright-minds-bold-ideas-cultivating-health-in-sacramento-and-beyond Fri, 01 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT New UC Davis Health blog spotlights bright minds, bold ideas ‘cultivating health’ in Sacramento and beyond <p>Learn about the SUV-sized robot speeding COVID-19 tests, NICU webcams connecting parents with their babies, life-changing programs that help children with behavior issues and smokers with tobacco addictions, and more.</p> Learn about the SUV-sized robot speeding COVID-19 tests, NICU webcams connecting parents with their babies, life-changing programs that help children with behavior issues and smokers with tobacco addictions, and more.

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202005_cancer-patient-puts-her-faith-in-uc-davis-health Fri, 01 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Cancer patient puts her faith in UC Davis Health <p>Grace Parker's cancer surgery was scheduled in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. That did not dissuade her.</p> Grace Parker's cancer surgery was scheduled in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. That did not dissuade her.

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202004_tips-for-enjoying-the-great-outdoors-safely-during-covid-19 Fri, 01 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT Tips for enjoying the great outdoors safely during COVID-19 <p>As Californians continue to shelter in place, many are heeding the call of the great outdoors, especially with spring weather. But how do you do so safely, and still maintain social distancing?</p> As Californians continue to shelter in place, many are heeding the call of the great outdoors, especially with spring weather. But how do you do so safely, and still maintain social distancing?

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