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  • April 20, 2022

    Specialized team expands into perinatal palliative care

    Pregnant women who have fetuses with congenital anomalies can now receive perinatal palliative care services, thanks to the Supportive Therapies and Enhanced Palliative Services team at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The team, which recently expanded, is known for improving the quality of life for patients with acute or chronic life-limiting illnesses and their families.

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  • September 15, 2021

    Two faculty members honored with AMA Inspiration Awards

    Micaela Godzich, associate clinical professor and associate residency program director with Family and Community Medicine, and Véronique Taché, associate professor and residency program director with Obstetrics and Gynecology, have been honored with a 2021 American Medical Association Women Physicians Section Inspiration Award.

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  • July 28, 2021

    The truth behind COVID-19 vaccines and women’s health

    Misinformation is spreading on the Internet regarding the COVID-19 vaccines and how they may affect women’s health. We asked Clara Paik, clinic medical director of obstetrics and gynecology and the co-division director of University Women’s Health, to answer some frequently asked questions about women’s health and the COVID vaccine.

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  • June 30, 2021

    Overcoming the odds despite challenges of spina bifida

    At this year’s Bear Creek High School graduation ceremony in Stockton, 17-year-old Ben Brogger walked gracefully onto the stage and delivered an inspiring speech to the graduating seniors. It was a moment that Adriana and Dan Brogger weren’t sure they would ever witness when their son was diagnosed with spina bifida in the womb.

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  • March 09, 2021

    Nexplanon birth control study seeks participants

    UC Davis Health is now enrolling women in a new study to extend Nexplanon’s use to five years. Nexplanon is a contraceptive implant that is inserted under the skin of the upper arm to provide birth control. The implant is currently approved for three years of use.  

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  • December 10, 2020

    Pregnant mom battles COVID-19, delivers baby while in ICU

    Diana Estrada-Arauza was the picture of health. She was 33 years old. No preexisting conditions. But when she was seven months pregnant, she became sick with the coronavirus and was admitted to the ICU to get the acute care that she and her unborn baby needed.

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