May 14, 2021
The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology this week announced that UC Davis Medical Center has attained its prestigious Center of Excellence designation. The medical center was one of 17 institutions and programs globally to earn the designation this year.
May 7, 2021
UC Davis Health will soon launch a stage 3 clinical trial for a new coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12-17 with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Novavax. The two-year study aims to enroll 100 participants.
May 4, 2021
The word mitzvah means “good deed,” and Sacramento resident Meredith Bluth celebrated her Bat Mitzvah last month with a very good deed indeed: she invited her friends and family to donate to the UC Davis Facility Dog program.
May 3, 2021
When Antelope resident Martel Calabretta was pregnant with her sixth baby, she was a seasoned veteran. But early on, she realized that baby number six was a very different pregnancy and required the specialty care that UC Davis Health provides.
April 27, 2021
They are colorful, bite-size, fun to play with, and capable of punching holes in your intestines if swallowed. UC Davis experts warn parents to steer clear of neodymium magnets. Often called rare-earth magnets, these are the strongest magnets available commercially.
April 23, 2021
Since veins are harder to see in children, ultrasound guided assistance is a game changer for kids and medical staff. Thanks to a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals grant, placing a needle is now much easier.
April 22, 2021
COVID-19 safety precautions are prompting a virtual version of this year’s Sacramento St. Baldrick’s Shave Party to raise money for childhood cancer research. So far, more than $23,000 has been raised to help fight pediatric cancer.
April 22, 2021
Costco members and employees are not letting the pandemic stand in the way of making a difference for sick and injured kids. Shop online or in-store during Miracle Month and donations stay local to help kids treated at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
April 19, 2021
UC Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) clinical nurse specialist Christa Bedford-Mu has been announced as the individual award recipient at this year’s 2021 DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety, presented in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Children’s Hospital nurse educator Michelle Linenberger also received an Honorable Mention from the DAISY Foundation and IHI.
April 13, 2021
The 13th annual Donut Dash is scheduled for May 22, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.This year’s event will look a little different from years past, with social distancing measures in place.
April 12, 2021
Having a sick or injured child is stressful for the whole family, including brothers and sisters. Enter Sib Sacks, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals-funded Child Life program designed to address siblings’ unique needs.
April 9, 2021
Off-duty Adventist Health Lodi Memorial labor and delivery nurse came to the rescue when Madison Fritter gave birth in the UC Davis Medical Center parking garage.
April 8, 2021
Isolation and distancing are amplifying challenges that children and teens already experience. Experts are worried that studies being conducted now will show a continued increase in suicide rates, which have been going up over the last decade.
April 5, 2021
In the past, UC Davis Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit patients were dependent on in-room monitors to provide critical vitals to staff. But now, a CMN-funded monitor conversion will give kids some freedom while hospitalized.
April 2, 2021
Six-year-old Santiago came down with chills that quickly progressed to a rash, high fever, headaches, vomiting and diarrhea. This is his journey with MIS-C, the condition that is associated with COVID-19 that affects children.
April 2, 2021
Emily Love‘s journey with leukemia is memorialized in beads. Every poke, every procedure, every hospitalization, measured in colorful little treasures. It’s a visual story that could span the length of a room. Find out how the Beads of Courage program has supported our patients for more than 12 years.
March 31, 2021
UC Davis Health opens a second pediatric kidney stone clinic today in Sacramento. Located in the Glassrock Clinic, this new clinic provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for pediatric patients with kidney stone disease.
March 30, 2021
Jersey Mike’s restaurant’s 11th annual ‘Day of Giving’ caps off month-long fundraiser for charity. Local franchisees to give all proceeds to help kids treated at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
March 29, 2021
More than a year ago, 14-year-old Aija Hall and her mother Angela Lasseter received the devastating news that she had focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a disease in which scar tissue develops on the parts of the kidneys that filter waste from the blood.
March 17, 2021
The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department held their third annual Creative Arts Festival safely at the West Wind Drive-In Theater in Sacramento. A virtual art gallery highlighted 19 pieces of patient-made art and 17 patient-made films were screened.
March 11, 2021
Launched in 2016, the outpatient peritoneal dialysis program at UC Davis Children’s Hospital provides pediatric patients and their families with training on home-based peritoneal dialysis, while patients await a kidney transplant. It has been a lifeline for parents like Aija Hall.
March 10, 2021
When children are discharged from the hospital and go into foster care, they typically leave with all of their possessions in a plastic bag. Now, thanks to pediatric social workers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, these children receive a MAARY bag to help during this difficult transition. MAARY is an acronym for Marginalized and At Risk Youth.
March 5, 2021
Since the pandemic started, many parents have wondered how to help their child(ren) cope with their fears and anxiety. In many cases, they’re also helping children handle the illness or loss of a loved one due to COVID-19 as. Certified Child Life Specialist Marisa Martinez answers some frequently asked questions and provides tips and resources for parents and families.
March 3, 2021
What parents need to know about potty training: What age should you start? Do boys really take longer? Why are kids learning at later ages? Here’s the breakdown.
March 1, 2021
A UC Davis Health team today announced the launch of the world’s first FDA-approved human clinical trial to treat the most serious form of spina bifida. The trial involves the use of stem cells, applied during a surgery before birth.
February 26, 2021
UC Davis employees, students and the public are invited to make Easter special for children hospitalized at UC Davis Children’s Hospital this year, by helping to provide Easter baskets filled with goodies. The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department is currently accepting donations for Easter basket supplies through their Amazon wish list.
February 25, 2021
Casey Dyke has been told he is a mended little miracle. With 12 surgeries for tricuspid atresia and cholesteatoma under his belt, he is now 16 years old and living his best life.
February 24, 2021
Twelve-year-old Dane Gaffney had an extremely rare case that many pediatric cardiologists may see once in their career or not at all. Coarctation of the aorta is usually caught early in infancy and if left untreated as an infant, is fatal.
February 22, 2021
Shortly after birth, Thea experienced trouble breathing. She was transferred to UC Davis Children’s Hospital, where she was diagnosed with Stickler Syndrome with Pierre Robin Sequence, two genetic disorders that can cause vision, hearing and joint problems, as well as a U-shaped cleft palate and breathing difficulties.
February 18, 2021
The UC Davis Children’s Hospital Transport Team specializes in bringing an advanced level of care to infants and children at surrounding community hospitals, where appropriate resources may not be available.
February 17, 2021
The latest edition of the UC Davis Children’s Hospital Annual Report is now available. The publication covers2019-2020, an historic year that included the coronavirus and the separation of craniopagus twins.
February 11, 2021
UC Davis Medical Center is proud to be recognized by Blue Shield of California with a Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
February 10, 2021
Pediatric gastroenterology services are now offered at the UC Davis Health Carmichael/Citrus Heights Clinic. UC Davis pediatric gastroenterologists Arthur de Lorimier and Kelly Haas will provide service at this clinic twice a month.
February 9, 2021
A paper was recently published in Pediatric Emergency Care highlighting the success of a simulation activity focused on helping health professions students and trainees identify and report patient safety hazards in the emergency department.
February 9, 2021
Panda Express' annual fundraising efforts positively impact local patients and families. The restaurant chain donated nearly $450,000 raised in 2020 to Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
February 5, 2021
UC Davis Children's Hospital's Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy department gets a big boost from local specialty store.
February 4, 2021
Judie Boehmer, a nursing executive at UC Davis Health, has been appointed board president for Sacramento’s Ronald McDonald House.
February 3, 2021
UC Davis Children’s Hospital has created a new tradition to help families mark a special milestone when leaving the neonatal intensive care unit: A NICU graduation.
January 29, 2021
UC Davis Health has partnered with the Sacramento County Health Center to open a first-of-its-kind clinic in Sacramento to provide medical care for children in the foster care system.
January 26, 2021
Maheen Hassan brings new expertise to the Sacramento region, offering motility testing for pediatric gastroenterology patients. Tests now available include esophageal manometry and anorectal manometry.
January 22, 2021
Two-year-old Leo Woo has already had two successful heart surgeries, thanks to UC Davis pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon Gary Raff. Leo’s parents Sarah Ehrman and Chris Woo have entered Leo in this year’s Rock Your Scar, a national contest hosted by Mended Little Hearts to raise awareness about congenital heart defects.
January 21, 2021
The public can receive free, virtual car seat education and inspections, as well as socially distant car seat installations in English and Spanish, thanks to the UC Davis Trauma Prevention and Outreach Department.
January 14, 2021
A new study finds that young children in the foster care system demonstrated fewer behavior problems after participating in an innovative seven-week intervention. The program is called PC-CARE, and was pioneered at UC Davis CAARE Center.
January 8, 2021
For many children, taking medicine is literally a tough pill to swallow. At UC Davis Children’s Hospital, child life specialists teach kids this new skill of swallowing pills, when liquid medicine and chewable tablets are not options. The team shares six tips.
January 4, 2021
The surgical team that separated conjoined twins Abigail and Micaela had access to equipment and technology that did not exist 10 years ago, including mixed reality imaging goggles that map out the brain and blood vessels and 3D printed models of the twins’ skulls as they prepared to successfully separate the two girls.
December 28, 2020
The holidays were merry and bright for hospitalized kids at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, thanks to more than $21,000 that was raised during this year’s Virtual Toy Drive. The toy drive provided free toys for every hospitalized child, from infants through teens. Toys were also given to pediatric patients in the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center’s pediatric infusion room as well as to children served by the UC Davis CAARE Center.
December 24, 2020
Christmas came early for the Bachinskiy family today: formerly conjoined twins Abigail and Micaela were discharged from UC Davis Children’s Hospital and will be spending their first Christmas together at home. The 11-month-old craniopagus conjoined twins, born connected at the head, were separated in a 24-hour separation surgery.
December 17, 2020
Closing out 2020 on a very positive note, Deftones have completed their ‘Adopt-a-Dot’ fundraiser and made a donation of $52,500 to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The Grammy Award-winning band Deftones launched their philanthropic campaign in September called ‘Adopt-a-Dot’ based on their album, “Ohms.” The cover art, created by Frank Maddocks, features thousands of pixelated dots, and fans could make a charitable donation for one or more dots. Donors uploaded photos to Deftones.com/Adopt, adding yet another dimension to the artwork and claiming a spot of their own.
December 11, 2020
The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Art Therapy Department will host a virtual, three-session children’s bereavement art workshop on Jan. 14, 21 and 28 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The workshop for children will teach them tools to express and process difficult emotions related to loss.
December 10, 2020
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.
December 9, 2020
Long-time Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals media partner comes through in 2020, raising much needed funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
December 7, 2020
Shop for the holidays and sick and injured kids get a gift, too. Ace Hardware encourages customers to round up their change this holiday season to help pediatric patients in Northern California.
December 4, 2020
UC Davis Health experts have identified factors that make children with diabetic ketoacidosis more likely to experience acute kidney injury. The results may eventually lead to new options and better treatments for the dangerous condition.
December 2, 2020
The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center hosted an international pediatric cardiology conference via Zoom this fall with the pediatric cardiology team from Sejong Cardiac Hospital in Seoul, South Korea.
December 1, 2020
The UC Davis pediatric emergency department today unveiled a brand new waiting room, specially designed for kids. Boasting bright colors and a child-friendly design, this new 500-square-foot area provides a comfortable space for young patients and their families that is private and separate from the adult emergency waiting area.
November 23, 2020
The second annual Virtual Holiday Toy Drive for UC Davis Children’s Hospital is now live. Those interested can make a donation or purchase through an Amazon wish list.
November 17, 2020
When her baby was diagnosed in the womb with multiple cardiac tumors and hydrops, Tabitha Downs relied on the UC Davis Children’s Hospital team to help save her unborn baby’s life.
November 12, 2020
California’s stem cell agency awarded funding to UC Davis Health researchers for the first human clinical trial using stem cells to treat spina bifida.
November 6, 2020
UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients can now receive help for their pain from an interdisciplinary team of pediatric pain consultants who take a holistic approach.
Rare set of conjoined twins successfully separated in 24-hour surgery at UC Davis Children’s Hospital
October 29, 2020
Nine-month-old conjoined twins Abigail and Micaela Bachinskiy are recovering at UC Davis Children’s Hospital after surgeons successfully separated them in a marathon surgery on Oct. 23 and 24.
October 23, 2020
Daylight saving time starts 11/1. Follow these four tips to help you and your kids adjust to the time change.
October 20, 2020
The UC Davis School of Medicine appointed internationally recognized neurologist Amy Brooks-Kayal professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Neurology.
October 15, 2020
COVID-19 and trick-or-treating are a dangerous mix, say public health experts, and they worry about new surges in coronavirus cases because COVID-fatigued people won’t heed the warnings.
October 15, 2020
Pickleberry Pie will perform live concerts on the UC Davis Children’s Hospital Facebook page monthly for hospitalized patients and the public.
October 14, 2020
NICU parents feel more involved in their infant’s care, more likely to provide breastmilk to their baby when they can watch their child in the NICU, thanks to a webcam.
October 13, 2020
Three years ago, Chloe MacCullough received the life-changing news that her unborn child had spina bifida. She thanks the team at the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center for the surgery that changed her son’s life.
October 7, 2020
UC Davis pediatrician Lena van der List offers sleep tips for babies, toddlers.
October 6, 2020
UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will host a free, virtual, three-session children’s bereavement art workshop on Nov. 5, 12 and 19.
October 2, 2020
September 30, 2020
Ameiah Williams’ 450+ blood sugar levels were a medical emergency.
September 30, 2020
Flu shot season can bring stress and anxiety for many children. Follow these 6 tips to make flu shot time less scary.
September 29, 2020
Born with only three functioning heart chambers instead of four, Amanda had health challenges from her very first day of life. But pediatric heart nurse Barb Goebel has helped shepherd her care into adulthood.
September 28, 2020
UC Davis Health will help rural maternal and infant health care providers care for pregnant and post-partum mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants.
September 24, 2020
A UC Davis Health fetal surgeon and a stem cell scientist have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to test a one-of-a-kind spina bifida treatment that combines surgery with stem cells.
September 24, 2020
Life-threatening condition is no match for Alfredo Moran-Arias and his UC Davis doctors.
September 24, 2020
The Martino's honor their son's memory with a donation to UC Davis Children's Hospital Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department.
September 23, 2020
The Grammy Award-winning band Deftones has launched a philanthropic campaign called ‘Adopt-a-Dot’ based on their forthcoming album, Ohms. All proceeds will benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Live Nation’s ‘Crew Nation,’ a global relief fund for live music crews who have been impacted by COVID-19. Donations can be made at Deftones.com/Adopt.
September 22, 2020
Halloween can still be spooktacular with a little planning and imagination. UC Davis chief of pediatric infectious diseases Dean Blumberg offers families guidance and ideas that will keep the spirit of the season alive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 18, 2020
The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) has awarded UC Davis Health’s Wraparound Violence Intervention Program $966,049 in funding to combat violence in the Sacramento area. The program is designed to support victims of violence and reduce the likelihood of subsequent violence involvement and re-injury through intensive, relationship-based, individualized community case management services.
September 16, 2020
After her daughter spent 80 days in the NICU, Jennifer Swenson decided to spend her life giving back to other families as a neonatal nurse.
September 11, 2020
Comfort and pain management have always been paramount in UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s approach to care. A new hospital initiative called Comfort Commitment launched this month, which provides a standardized approach to help pediatric patients better cope with distressing procedures and decrease pain and anxiety.
September 9, 2020
Youth involved in the justice system are more likely to have unmet medical, mental health and social needs, are more likely to be youth of color and are more likely to have been exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). This was outlined in the recently published policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics, authored by UC Davis pediatrician Mikah Owen and University of Alabama at Birmingham adolescent medicine physician Stephenie Wallace.
September 4, 2020
We asked UC Davis pediatrician Lena van der List about causes, strategies and solutions that can help families beat the bedwetting blues.
September 3, 2020
7-year-old’s cancer diagnosis led her family to seek out UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Lor Randall
September 2, 2020
Lydia Alwan’s family wanted to save their daughter’s leg and her life.
August 31, 2020
UC Davis experts urge you to help stop another explosion of COVID-19 this Labor Day weekend – which could be a crossroads in the fight against the coronavirus – and they offer tips to stay safe.
August 27, 2020
Born at 36 weeks and at 3 pounds, Haley Nagle spent her first three weeks of life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Now she is a nurse in the UC Davis NICU, providing care to families during their babies’ first days of life.
August 26, 2020
When Mali-born singer-songwriter Awa Sangho and her husband Ernest Moreno found out she was pregnant with triplets, she turned to UC Davis Health.
August 25, 2020
Justin Ramirez continues to look forward despite his failing kidney.
August 24, 2020
CMN’s long-time partner doesn’t let COVID-19 stop the giving.
August 24, 2020
Laura Kair, medical director of Well Newborn Care at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, addresses some frequently asked questions about breastfeeding, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 19, 2020
More than $260,000 in CMN donations will support the work of pediatric clinicians and researchers.
August 18, 2020
More and more evidence shows that coronavirus infections among children are increasing, and that kids can also get seriously ill. Children’s infectious disease expert Dean Blumberg offers help.
August 17, 2020
A study led by UC Davis Health found considerable differences in the management of breastfed infants across U.S. hospitals, especially in terms of criteria for medically-indicated supplementation.
August 13, 2020
Mothers with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 can safely breastfeed with appropriate precautions and the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh potential risks, according to a review article published in the American Journal of Perinatology.
August 11, 2020
While infant mortality rates (IMR) decreased overall from 2007 to 2015 in California, disparities in infant death rates have increased in some groups, including among obese mothers, those who smoke and African American women, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
August 7, 2020
Amanda Brazeal was pregnant for the second time. She expected an easy delivery. She could not have known that her baby would have hydrops, a life-threatening condition in which an abnormal amount of fluid builds up in the unborn child.
August 5, 2020
The birth of her son should have been a happy time for this new mother. But for Bari, the first three months after she delivered her baby boy were dark. But after taking Zulresso, the first intravenous drug for the treatment of postpartum depression to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), she is able to find joy in her life once more.
August 5, 2020
On August 8, order online using PandaCaresDay promo code to help local kids.
UC Davis Children's Hospital is named gold safe sleep champion by National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program
August 3, 2020
UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a gold safe sleep champion for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.
July 31, 2020
Before the Fontan procedure, most children born with single ventricles would die before their second birthday. These days, the survival rate of these patients has extended through young adulthood and now patients with prior Fontan procedures are interested in trying to have children. UC Davis Health helped two of these patients this year.
July 30, 2020
Infectious disease experts offer a guide through the science that explains some of the most common mistakes, ranging from hand sanitizer and gloves to herd immunity and long-term impacts.
July 28, 2020
As our country continues a national conversation about racial injustice, UC Davis pediatrician Mikah Owen shares his thoughts on how parents can talk to their children about race and help create more equity in children’s health. Read the Spanish version.
July 24, 2020
Early in her pregnancy, Liz Curtis received the life-changing news that her baby had gastroschisis, a birth defect in which the intestines are outside of the body, due to a hole in the abdominal wall.
July 22, 2020
When Jessenia Muro was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), she turned to the UC Davis Children's Hospital care team.
July 22, 2020
CMN grant helps UC Davis Children’s Hospital expand Pediatric Acute Care Education Sessions (PACES).
July 21, 2020
UC Davis nurses Kendra Teetsle, Janeen Robinson and Deborah Woods are participating in the first Make-a-Wish Trail Blaze Challenge on Aug. 15 to raise funds to support pediatric patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital.
July 17, 2020
Local store associates continue to #HelpKidsLiveBetter by fundraising for UC Davis Children’s Hospital through July 31.
July 16, 2020
UC Davis pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons gave Damian Del Rio a chance at a future.
July 16, 2020
Radio listeners help sick and injured children in 33-county service area.
July 14, 2020
Isabella Lazzerini's two rare diagnoses warrant ongoing, specialized care but that doesn't stop her from enjoying life.
July 10, 2020
Stephanie Crossen, assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinologist, and Daphne Say, health sciences assistant clinical professor and pediatric gastroenterologist, have received the 2020 Eli Gold Prize this month.
UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy team adapts activities, crafts, even bingo for kids during COVID-19
July 9, 2020
Nothing will ever take the place of in-person contact but the COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in new ways to provide activities, crafts, music and art groups to pediatric patients.
July 8, 2020
Isabella Lazzerini has been a patient at UC Davis Children's Hospital since she was three days old.
July 7, 2020
When Owen had an MRI appointment at Mercy San Juan Medical Center, his parents got the shocking news that Owen needed to be immediately transported to UC Davis Children’s Hospital via ambulance for monitoring and blood pressure control.
July 2, 2020
"Appreciation Tour" takes UC Davis Children's Hospital leadership from Modesto to Redding
July 1, 2020
Russian and Spanish language guides help caregivers understand their child’s gastrostomy tube.
June 26, 2020
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.
June 24, 2020
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.
UC Davis Health provides telehealth services to 14 counties in new Partnership HealthPlan of California affiliation
June 23, 2020
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.
June 23, 2020
UC Davis Health physicians defined the conditions of viral transmission from mother to baby during pregnancy and delivery.
Project Baby Bear shows genomic sequencing for infants in intensive care yields life-changing benefits and medical cost savings
June 18, 2020
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.
June 18, 2020
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.
June 17, 2020
All funds stay local when you round up at the register beginning June 22.
June 17, 2020
UC Davis Health is no longer performing routine car seat challenges for newborn infants before hospital discharge.
June 17, 2020
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.
June 16, 2020
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.
With the help of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, pediatric patient gets to celebrate turning nine years old
June 16, 2020
Every birthday is a milestone when you have cystic fibrosis.
June 15, 2020
A new parent peer support group launched on Saturday via Zoom for parents and families of UC Davis pediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.
June 15, 2020
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.
June 11, 2020
From Red Bluff to Redding to Sacramento, Harper Bruckenstein held on for dear life.
June 9, 2020
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.
June 8, 2020
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.
June 1, 2020
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.