UC Davis Childrens Hospital news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Childrens Hospital news UC Davis Childrens Hospital news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/Childrens_Hospital.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/children UC Davis Childrens Hospital news Telemedicine brings care closer to pediatric patients in rural communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13836/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13836 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 9, 2019) - While families may be able to find primary care close to home, specialty care is often scarce. To get specialized care for their children, many families are turning to innovations like telehealth – remote consultation through video or audio. James Marcin, director of the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology, answered questions that many parents ask about telehealth. Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13836 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-05-09T00:00:00Z Warmer weather increases kids' risk of falling from windows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12902/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12902 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 2, 2019) - Each year, about 5,000 children are treated for window fall-related injuries in hospital emergency departments across the country. Here are some preventative tips to keep your family safe. Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12902 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-05-02T00:00:00Z Postpartum depression affects 1 in 9 women: What you should know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13783/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13783 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2019) - A UC Davis Health physician-scientist and his team researched and tested a new drug called Zulresso, which is the first to specifically treat postpartum depression. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13783 Sarah Heise 2019-04-19T00:00:00Z Preventing 'whooping cough' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12442/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12442 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2019) - Pertussis, widely known as “whooping cough,” is a contagious bacterial infection of the respiratory system. It’s called “whooping cough” because children infected with it gasp for air between the fierce bouts of coughing that it causes. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12442 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-18T00:00:00Z Shaikh to serve on American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13767/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13767 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of healthcare quality at UC Davis School of Medicine, has been elected to serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Executive Committee of the Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (COQIPS).  Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13767 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Empowering foster parents to become super parents https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13760/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13760 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - UC Davis Health now offers free trainings in child passenger safety, water safety and infant-safe sleeping for foster parents. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13760 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z Kandice Duns named part of 2019 Emerging Leaders Cohort by AWHONN https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13765/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13765 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 15, 2019) - The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has selected Kandice Dunn as part of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Cohort. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13765 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-15T00:00:00Z New show spotlights mother's disease, negative effects on daughter https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13762/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13762 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2019) - A new show depicts an abusive relationship between a mother, who suffers from Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, and her daughter who appears to be constantly sick. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13762 Erin Cherovsky 2019-04-12T00:00:00Z Former PICU patient named this year's Children's Miracle Network child champion for Sacramento https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13758/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13758 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2019) - PICU patient Jackson Manning returned to UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week, not as a patient but as the new Children’s Miracle Network child champion for 2019 in the Sacramento region. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13758 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13729/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13729 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2019) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its third annual Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium on May 11, 2019. It will provide a forum for collaboration within the multidisciplinary congenital cardiac community.   Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13729 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-04-04T00:00:00Z Measles: What parents need to know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13465/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13465 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 26, 2019) - With measles outbreaks occurring now throughout the U.S., Dean Blumberg, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, answers some frequently asked questions about the disease and the MMR vaccine. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13465 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-26T00:00:00Z Jennifer Plant appointed new division chief of the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13712/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13712 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2019) - Plant joined UC Davis in 2010. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13712 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z What is child life? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13711/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13711 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2019) - The UC Davis’ Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy department offers support for children and their families to help minimize the anxiety of hospitalization, increase understanding and strengthen coping skills while helping children to continue their typical growth and development. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13711 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-22T00:00:00Z Baby born with large hole in her heart healed, thanks to innovative procedure https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13688/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13688 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 19, 2019) - Redding resident Kacee Roberts was 13 weeks pregnant when an ultrasound detected a problem with her unborn baby. Learn how the UC Davis Health team repaired the defect. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13688 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital honored in national Children's Hospital Association photo exhibit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13666/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13666 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 12, 2019) - A panel of distinguished judges chose three photographs of patients and caregivers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital for inclusion in the biennial Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13666 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-12T00:00:00Z New pediatric tele-physiatry program helps children in rural and underserved communities https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13657/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13657 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2019) - Using the power of telehealth, children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities now have access to UC Davis Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians, funded by a $2 million, five-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13657 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-07T00:00:00Z IHOP pancake drive-through raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on March 11 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13517/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13517 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2019) - On Monday, March 11, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of IHOP’s National Pancake Day.  Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13517 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-03-06T00:00:00Z Researchers seeking a cure for spina bifida get a step closer to their goal https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13630/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13630 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - Researchers on the path to finding a cure for spina bifida have identified specific elements in stem cell secretions as key to protecting neurons and ultimately reducing the lower-limb paralysis associated with the birth defect. The team will use the results to optimize the neuroprotective qualities of a stem cell treatment they developed that improves mobility in lab animals and dogs with spina bifida. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13630 Karen Finney 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z Month of Giving at Jersey Mike's Subs benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13652/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13652 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 5, 2019) - Eleven Jersey Mike's Subs locations in the greater Sacramento area will donate to Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital during March for the "Month of Giving." Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13652 Erin Baily 2019-03-05T00:00:00Z Heart conditions affect young patients, too https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13625/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13625 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 26, 2019) - Adults are often the focus of American Heart Month in February, but children with heart defects and conditions are also being treated with innovative technologies at the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center. Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13625 Sarah Heise 2019-02-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit honored with silver Beacon Award for Excellence https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13624/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13624 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 26, 2019) - The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Tue, 26 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13624 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-26T00:00:00Z New ER protocol would allow some infants with fevers to avoid painful tests https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13603/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13603 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 18, 2019) - A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers has identified a new protocol for emergency departments that can determine which infant patients with fevers are at low risk of significant bacterial infections--a finding that has important implications for identifying cases in which infants may not need invasive medical care such spinal taps, antibiotics or hospitalizations. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13603 Charles Casey 2019-02-18T00:00:00Z Critical care transport nurses recognized for life-saving care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13599/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13599 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 15, 2019) - At UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the Critical Care Transport (CCTT) program is a dedicated children’s transport team available to a 33-county area – and sometimes beyond – 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The team specializes in bringing an advanced level of care to infants and children at surrounding community hospitals, where appropriate resources may not be available. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13599 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-15T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Stores' donations to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department tops $500K https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13602/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13602 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 15, 2019) - Hospitalization is hard. It can be really scary, especially for children. But thanks to generous support from donors like Spirit Halloween Superstores, UC Davis Children’s Hospital can help through its Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13602 Erin Baily 2019-02-15T00:00:00Z Expert in pediatric neurology to speak at North Pacific Child Neurology Colloquium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13596/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13596 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 15, 2019) - Tallie Baram, an internationally-recognized expert in pediatric neurology and neuroscience, will give the keynote address at this year’s North Pacific Child Neurology Colloquium on April 5 at the UC Davis Alumni Center. Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13596 Doreen Purvis 2019-02-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches early mobility program for pediatric heart patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13590/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13590 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 12, 2019) - The UC Davis Pediatric Cardiac and Intensive Care Unit launched the Pediatric A-F Bundle and Early Mobility Program specifically for pediatric cardiology patients this week. A ribbon cutting was held to mark the start of this program for patients with congenital heart defects and other heart conditions. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13590 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-12T00:00:00Z Pediatric heart health lunch lecture scheduled for Feb. 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13558/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13558 (February 8, 2019) - UC Davis Health faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to attend a free lunchtime lecture about pediatric heart health entitled "The Latest in Congenital Heart Disease: Collaboration Between Interventional Cardiology and Surgery." The event will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Education Building's Third Floor Breezeway, 4610 X Street, Sacramento.  Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13558 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-08T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Feb. 28 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13519/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13519 SACRAMENTO (February 4, 2019) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals aged 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13519 Caitlin Scordalakis 2019-02-04T00:00:00Z Sacramento radio host, IHOP partner to raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13553/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13553 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 1, 2019) - Hot 103.5’s SugaBear in the Morning is embarking on a Sacramento-area breakfast tour to raise awareness and generate donations for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13553 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-01T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Feb. 23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13514/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13514 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 1, 2019) - Wild Bill’s 18th annual Tattoo-a-thon will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to midnight. Thirty tattoo artists have volunteered to work 16 hours during this year’s event and all proceeds – including tips – will be donated to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13514 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-02-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital joins program to test critically ill newborns https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13539/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13539 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 31, 2019) - UC Davis Children's Hospital this month joins Project Baby Bear, the first California state-funded program to offer rapid whole genome sequencing for critically ill newborns. Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13539 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-31T00:00:00Z Neonatal doctor receives national award for webcam program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13545/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13545 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 31, 2019) - UC Davis neonatologist Kristin Hoffman was selected by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to receive the CMN Achievement Award, a national honor that goes to one caregiver, team, or unit which has significantly elevated the care of children and has specifically been impacted by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals’ funds. Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13545 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-31T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric heart patient enters Rock Your Scar contest https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13534/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13534 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 28, 2019) - Four-month-old UC Davis patient Leo Woo has entered the Rock the Scar contest, a national photo contest to raise awareness about congenital heart defects. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13534 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-28T00:00:00Z Join the Donut Dash for chance to win a donut party! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13520/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13520 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 24, 2019) - The 11th annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13520 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-24T00:00:00Z 10-year-old Kameron Fox to be honored at Aggies men's basketball game on Saturday https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13505/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13505 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 18, 2019) - Like many boys his age, 10-year-old Kameron Fox loves sports. He loves to compete. He loves to win. Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13505 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-18T00:00:00Z Six tips for flu prevention https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13444/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13444 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 14, 2019) - Depending on your age and health status, influenza or “the flu” can act as a very achy nuisance or a threat to your life. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13444 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-14T00:00:00Z More than 150 UC Davis Health physicians named "Top Docs" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2019) - Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13429 Doreen Purvis 2019-01-11T00:00:00Z San Diego Zoo Kids TV begins broadcasting at UC Davis Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13487/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13487 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 10, 2019) - Young patients, their families and invited guests were treated to a visit with some amazing animal ambassadors—including a hedgehog, a great horned owl, and a blue and gold macaw. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13487 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-10T00:00:00Z Drums of the Pacific concert to benefit Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13481/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13481 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 9, 2019) - The inaugural Drums of the Pacific benefit concert will take place Saturday, March 2 from 5-7p.m. at The Colonial Theater in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at UC Davis and provide funding for the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13481 Erin Baily 2019-01-09T00:00:00Z Top 15 foods you should be eating in 2019 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13466/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13466 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 4, 2019) - New year, new diet, right? But which foods should we be eating in 2019 to optimize our health? We asked UC Davis Health experts which foods they recommend to help us all glean health benefits in the new year. Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13466 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2019-01-04T00:00:00Z Five facts families need to know about JUULing https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13454/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13454 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 28, 2018) - It looks like a harmless USB flash drive, easily hidden in a school backpack or back pocket. But the JUUL, a slim electronic delivery device for nicotine, has become the e-cigarette of choice for many teens in the U.S. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13454 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-12-28T00:00:00Z Register for Donut Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13451/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13451 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 28, 2018) - The 11th annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13451 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-12-28T00:00:00Z Using antibiotics wisely https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13447/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13447 (December 21, 2018) - Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, both in the U.S. and around the world. Learn how to be a part of the solution to preserve the life-saving power of antibiotics. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13447 Doreen Purvis 2018-12-21T00:00:00Z Cardiothoracic surgery team brings advanced heart care to Mexico https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13422/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13422 (December 19, 2018) - A team led by UC Davis cardiothoracic surgeons Gary Raff and Victor Rodriguez recently traveled to Torreón in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, to treat children — from newborns to teens — with congenital heart defects. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13422 Doreen Purvis 2018-12-19T00:00:00Z Reminder: UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts toy drive Dec. 19-23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13188/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13188 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 19, 2018) - To make the donation of toys and other gifts easier for generous businesses, non-profit organizations and donors, UC Davis is offering donors the opportunity to drive up and drop off donations for the holidays. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13188 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-12-19T00:00:00Z Pediatric HIV/AIDS patients receive gifts of the season, thanks to donation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13441/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13441 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 19, 2018) - The holidays will be brighter for UC Davis Pediatric HIV/AIDS patients, thanks to a donation of gifts from the Progressive Insurance office on Harvard Avenue in Sacramento.  Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13441 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-12-19T00:00:00Z Home-based telemedicine project for children with diabetes awarded at national conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13381/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13381 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2018) - Pediatrics associate professor and CTSC scholar Stephanie Crossen is using technology to help children better manage Type 1 diabetes. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13381 Carole Gan 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13387/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13387 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 27, 2018) - UC Davis Health employees and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13387 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-27T00:00:00Z Promising approach to curing spina bifida gets $5.6 million https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 21, 2018) - California's state stem cell agency has awarded a $5.66 million grant to UC Davis Health researchers who are pursuing a promising approach to repairing the birth defect that causes spina bifida. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13373 Charles Casey 2018-11-21T00:00:00Z New UC Davis Children's Surgery Center now open https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13349/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13349 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 15, 2018) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital opened its new Children’s Surgery Center, a 20,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art pediatric facility this week. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13349 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-15T00:00:00Z Nominations sought for Children's Miracle Achievement Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13327/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13327 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 8, 2018) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis is currently accepting nominations for the Children's Miracle Achievement Award. This award honors a caregiver who has significantly elevated the care of children and has specifically been impacted by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' (CMN) funds. The deadline is Nov. 26. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13327 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-11-08T00:00:00Z Leading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13298/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13298 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 1, 2018) - Public health experts have found there is sufficient evidence that prenatal exposure to widely used insecticides known as organophosphates puts children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13298 Doreen Purvis 2018-11-01T00:00:00Z Music therapy helps UC Davis Children's Hospital patient through pain, fear of hospitalization https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13283/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13283 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2018) - When Genesis Oliva contracted a dangerous cellulitis infection which required multiple, painful surgeries, she was terrified. But music helped to ease her fear. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13283 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-22T00:00:00Z Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2018) - This week, the American Nurses Credentialing Center announced that it has renewed the hospital’s Magnet® designation for another four-year term. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13275 Charles Casey 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric cancer patient has wish granted to be a Sacramento Republic FC player https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - Wishes do come true. If in doubt, ask pediatric cancer patient Matthew Harding. The 15-year-old boy from Elverta received the surprise of a lifetime on Wednesday when he became the youngest soccer player in Sacramento Republic FC history to be signed to a contract, as part of his Make-a-Wish wish. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13246 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life Internship program receives ACLP accreditation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13240/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13240 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 9, 2018) - The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department's internship program was just granted clinical internship accreditation by the Association of Child Life Professionals(ACLP). This designation has been given to only three children’s hospitals in the state. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only ACLP-accredited child life internship program in Northern California. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13240 Erin Baily 2018-10-09T00:00:00Z First UC Davis fetal surgery patient turns 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13218/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13218 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2018) - Matthew Saetern-Angeles, the first fetal intervention at the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center, turned 2 years old last week. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13218 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Fetal Consortium meeting hosted at the UC Davis Sacramento campus https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13217/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13217 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2018) - Members of the University of California Fetal Consortium (UCFC), representing all five UC Health campuses, gathered for a day-long meeting on Monday at Betty Irene Moore Hall in Sacramento. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13217 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center earns echocardiography reaccreditation by IAC https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center's Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in pediatric transthoracic, pediatric transesophageal and fetal echocardiography. This latest accreditation demonstrates the facility's ongoing commitment to providing high-quality patient care. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13214 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z Tickets and tables available for Rocktoberfest 2018 to benefit CMN at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2018) - A fun night of music, food and drink under the stars awaits at Rocktoberfest 2018. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13209 Erin Baily 2018-10-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital expands services at Sacramento Native American Health Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13206/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13206 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 28, 2018) - In partnership with UC Davis Children's Hospital, new programs for children are now offered at the Sacramento Native American Health Center. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13206 Karen Finney 2018-09-28T00:00:00Z New Children's Hospital's online newsletter published https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13198/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13198 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its fall issue. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13198 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis raises funds, breaks records during Walmart, Sam's Club miracle balloon campaign https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - The annual Walmart and Sam’s Club miracle balloon campaign to benefit Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) and UC Davis Children’s Hospital kicked off Aug. 27. Although there are still a few days left of the campaign, numbers released from CMN corporate indicate that CMN at UC Davis already holds several top spots based on their fundraising efforts. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13202 Erin Baily 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital first to offer patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closures without surgery in tiny premature babies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13158/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13158 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 18, 2018) - Marcellus Brown was born prematurely at 24 weeks and his ductus arteriosus, an artery in the heart that normally closes after birth, didn’t close. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13158 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches 'Two Peds in a Pod' podcast https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 17, 2018) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital today launches ‘Two Peds In A Pod,’ a podcast featuring two pediatricians, Dean Blumberg and Lena Rothstein, who discuss child health topics of interest to parents in plain, non-medical language. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13166 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-17T00:00:00Z Patient travels from Dubai for life-changing heart procedure at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13150/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13150 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) - Doctors told them nothing more could be done; that they’ve done all that can be done. They said their daughter Yuvna’s heart condition was too severe. It was too complex. She had surgery and cardiac catheterizations, but now she was at the end of the road. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13150 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z Adventist Health Lodi Memorial celebrates partnership with UC Davis Health at community event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13165/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13165 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) - The Lodi community gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the expansion of pediatric and neonatal services available at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, thanks to its new partnership with UC Davis Health. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13165 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13153/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13153 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 12, 2018) - Spirit Halloween Superstores won't have tricks, but they will be giving plenty of treats to UC Davis Children's Hospital this Halloween season. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13153 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-12T00:00:00Z Grief support group for young adults will begin Sept. 19 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13129/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13129 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2018) - The Young Adult Bereavement Art Group will be offered for eight weeks by UC Davis Hospice and the UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program, starting Sept. 19. Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13129 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-30T00:00:00Z Pediatric patient receives life-changing care for double aortic arch https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13118/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13118 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2018) - When Elk Grove resident Brooke Peoples was 1 year old, she was diagnosed with a double aortic arch, a rare congenital cardiovascular malformation. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13118 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-16T00:00:00Z Q&A with Laura Kester: Eating disorders and what families need to know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13112/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13112 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - In her role as an adolescent medicine physician at UC Davis Children's Hospital, Laura Kester diagnoses and treats children and teens with eating disorders and helps to provide them with the resources and support that they need. The following is a Q&A with Kester, providing advice and help for families on this topic.   Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13112 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp offers friendship, fun https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13113/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13113 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - The UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp, held last month in Davis, provided a week of friendship, fun and diabetes education for patients battling Type I Diabetes.  Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13113 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital Symposium set for Nov. 1 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13107/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13107 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2018) - The UC Davis Children’s Hospital Symposium will be held Thursday, Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13107 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z Organ donor patients honored in Honor Guard procession https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13088/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13088 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2018) - Since 2016, the UC Davis Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) staff has been honoring organ donors with an honor guard procession. Now this tradition   been extended to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and, soon, other intensive care units in UC Davis Medical Center. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13088 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center awarded grant to provide trauma training for staff, mental health providers https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13096/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13096 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2018) - The UC Davis CAARE Center was recently awarded a $300,000, two-year grant by Sacramento County Behavioral Health Service to provide training and consultation for mental health providers and support staff treating youth with a history of sexual exploitation.  Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13096 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-09T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Care-a-thon listeners show how much they care, donations total $170,304 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13095/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13095 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - Sacramento’s Entravision radio stations teamed up for the annual Children’s Miracle Network Care-a-thon, which raised a total of $170,304 to support pediatric programs, equipment, research and patient care at UC Davis Children's Hospital. The event is part of the annual CMN Hospitals Entravision Radiothon Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13095 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Mediathon nets $521,547.33 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13093/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13093 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - The annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) Mediathon on ABC10 raised more than $500,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento. Funds raised stay local, meaning all funds donated benefit the children in the 33-county service area served by the hospital. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13093 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital receives $74,000 from CMN Friendship Invitational https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13092/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13092 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - Community members and corporate partners took to the links at the 2018 CMN Friendship Invitational Golf Tournament, raising close to $75,000 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis.  Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13092 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Walmart superhero campaign to benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital begins end of August https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13086/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13086 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Help Walmart help sick and injured children by making a donation at your local Walmart Aug. 27-Sept. 30 during the store’s annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals miracle balloon campaign. Donations stay local to support children in UC Davis Children’s Hospital 33-county service area. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13086 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network (CMN) awards grants for 2018-2019 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Thirteen grants totaling nearly $400,000 have been awarded by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at UC Davis to clinicians and researchers at UC Davis Medical Center. Grants in the amount of $225,388 will enhance the clinical care of children and $169,883 was awarded for research directly improving the health and welfare of children.Each fiscal year, applications are accepted by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) for both clinical services and research grants. Each application must demonstrate how the project or research contributes to UC Davis Health Strategic Goals and/or UC Davis Medical Center Institutional Goals. The amount of funds awarded each year is determined by the CMN Executive Committee and chief executive office of UC Davis Medical Center. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13082 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Acupuncture provides help for pediatric GI patient https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Twelve-year-old Samantha Rickards was not one to complain. But when her stomach hurt and every day the pain got worse, her parents were alarmed … especially after a visit to her pediatrician, a gastroenterologist and two-and-a-half months of tests and medications with no answers or relief. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13022 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Entravision stations raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital Aug. 2-4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13072/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13072 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2018) - Entravision's 72-hour Radiothon kicks off today, raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis. Entravision's 72-hour Radiothon kicks off today, raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis. Radio stations Hot 103.5 KHHM-FM, Wolf 101.9 KNTY-FM, Jose 104.3, La Tricolor 99.9 and 100.9 and Super Estrella 98.9 are broadcasting a mix of patient stories, facts and interviews to raise awareness of and funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the region's only Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13072 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-02T00:00:00Z Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital Aug. 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13071/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13071 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2018) - Help hospitalized kids by celebrating Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen (DQ) locations[this Thursday, Aug. 2. When you purchase a Blizzard® Treat, $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold will go to UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13071 Erin Baily 2018-08-01T00:00:00Z Ronald McDonald House Northern California gifts new caring cart to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13068/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13068 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2018) - Ronald McDonald House Northern California has donated a new caring cart to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13068 Erin Baily 2018-07-31T00:00:00Z Kantamneni appointed director of pediatric epilepsy at UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13066/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13066 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2018) - Trishna Kantamneni has joined the UC Davis Department of Neurology as director of pediatric epilepsy, effective July 1, 2018. Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13066 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-07-31T00:00:00Z Papa Murphy's pizza sales support UC Davis Children's Hospital on Aug. 3-4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13065/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13065 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 30, 2018) - In celebration of ABC10's Children's Miracle Network Mediathon on Aug. 3, Papa Murphy's Pizza is offering two ways to give back to UC Davis Children's Hospital. Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13065 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-07-30T00:00:00Z ABC10 airs Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Mediathon on Aug. 3 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12200/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12200 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2018) - The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Mediathon will be broadcast on ABC10 KXTV in Sacramento beginning Friday, Aug. 3 at 4:30 a.m. ending at 11:35 p.m. Funds raised will benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12200 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-07-26T00:00:00Z USS La Jolla sailors visit UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13050/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13050 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2018) - In celebration of Sacramento Navy Week, sailors from the USS La Jolla, a Los Angeles-class submarine, visited pediatric patients and families at UC Davis Children's Hospital last Friday.   Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13050 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-07-26T00:00:00Z Natale named chief of staff at UC Davis Medical Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13038/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13038 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2018) - JoAnne Natale, professor of pediatric critical care and director of quality and safety at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has been elected chief of staff of UC Davis Medical Center, effective July 1. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/13038 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-07-13T00:00:00Z Q&A with pediatric heart surgeon Amy Rahm https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12996/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12996 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 28, 2018) - A mother and a pediatric heart surgeon, Amy Rahm is helping to build a national reputation for pediatric cardiac care at UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center. Here is a Q&A with her. Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12996 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-06-28T00:00:00Z Cystic fibrosis diagnosis leads one family to move closer to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12979/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12979 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2018) - Six years ago, the Morales family was living in Oklahoma, when they welcomed their baby daughter Sandra into the world. Shortly after her newborn screening tests, they learned that Sandra had cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections, limits breathing and can cause respiratory failure. Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12979 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-06-27T00:00:00Z Register for Duck Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12901/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12901 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2018) - The sixth annual Duck Dash will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, at 5 p.m. at Raging Waters Sacramento at Cal Expo. Proceeds will benefit the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12901 2018-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12988/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12988 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2018) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked in five pediatric specialties in the new 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12988 Doreen Purvis 2018-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health offers celebratory meals for new moms and their partners https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12971/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12971 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 21, 2018) - Hospital food is usually the last thing on a new mom’s wish list … until now. UC Davis Health’s Mommy Meals program has arrived. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12971 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-06-21T00:00:00Z Where's Waldo? UC Davis Children's Hospital patients find fun in new construction https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12972/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12972 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2018) - When construction began on the six-story UC Davis North Addition Office Building directly across from UC Davis Medical Center, it became a new draw for UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12972 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-06-18T00:00:00Z Huggie doles out affection and eases stress for young patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12959/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12959 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2018) - Who has four legs, wears a black coat and works alongside medical staff? Huggie – the newest member of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center team and first-ever facility dog at UC Davis Health. The two-year-old Labrador retriever supports children receiving treatments in the Pediatric Infusion Center. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12959 Doreen Purvis 2018-06-18T00:00:00Z Pregnant women and new moms invited to join UC Davis wildfire study https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12969/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12969 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2018) - Women who were pregnant during or right after the October 2017 wildfires in Northern California are invited to participate in a new UC Davis study to determine if those fires affected their health and the health of their babies. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12969 Karen Finney 2018-06-15T00:00:00Z Do excess fluids cause brain injuries in children with diabetic ketoacidosis? https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12956/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12956 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2018) - For decades, clinicians have worried that giving too much intravenous fluid to children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) may contribute to brain swelling and injury, and even death. Now, after a national study that examined more than a thousand patients with DKA, UC Davis researchers and their colleagues from around the country have shown that fluid infusion does not cause  brain injury in children with DKA. Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12956 Charles Casey 2018-06-13T00:00:00Z Mikuni Scoop Scoot raises funds for UC Davis Child Life on July 13 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12903/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_12903 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 4, 2018) - Scoot over to William Land Park on Friday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. for the Mikuni Scoop Scoot to help raise funds for the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/12903 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-06-04T00:00:00Z