UC Davis Childrens Hospital news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Childrens Hospital news UC Davis Childrens Hospital news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/Childrens_Hospital.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/children UC Davis Childrens Hospital news Springtime Bunny visits UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8886/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8886 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2014) - With Easter approaching, the Springtime Bunny hopped on over to UC Davis Children’s Hospital yesterday to bring some much needed cheer. The special visit was made possible through the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Their mission is to provide a positive environment for the children, one in which they can grow and develop while receiving medical care. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8886 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-04-18T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital-sponsored Sac Republic FC kicks off inaugural season April 26 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8863/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8863 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2014) - Sacramento Republic FC, a USL PRO men's professional soccer team, hosts its inaugural home opener on Saturday, April 26, at Hughes Stadium. UC Davis Children's Hospital is the club's season title sponsor and will provide health-care services for Sacramento Republic FC players and personnel including treatment by the Sports Medicine Program and a team of physicians led by Eric Giza and Jeff Tanji. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8863 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-04-17T00:00:00Z Rauen receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in White House ceremony http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8871/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8871 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 16, 2014) - Professor Katherine A. Rauen, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and a physician-scientist affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute and UC Davis Children’s Hospital, on April 15 received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8871 Phyllis Brown 2014-04-16T00:00:00Z Kuppermann named chair of the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8870/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8870 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2014) - Nathan Kuppermann, professor and chair of emergency medicine at UC Davis, is wearing yet another hat these days. He’s been named chair of the executive committee of the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN), an international collaborative involving five pediatric emergency medicine networks worldwide, representing the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8870 Tricia Tomiyoshi-Marsom 2014-04-14T00:00:00Z Stuffed animals bring smiles to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8849/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8849 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 9, 2014) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients were “hoppy” to receive a new stuffed bunny friend, thanks to a donation by USE Credit Union. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8849 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-04-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital sponsors Congenital Heart Walk http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8817/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8817 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 31, 2014) - Join the UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center team at this year's Sacramento Congenital Heart Walk, sponsored by UC Davis Children's Hospital. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8817 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-03-31T00:00:00Z Mark Underwood appointed new division head of neonatology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8801/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8801 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 27, 2014) - Effective April 1, Mark Underwood will be the new division head of neonatology. Underwood’s appointment was made after an extensive national search that focused on identifying a leader with superb clinical, educational and academic skills.   Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8801 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-03-27T00:00:00Z Statewide public cord blood collection program begins http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8755/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8755 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 17, 2014) - Mothers of newborns can now donate their babies’ umbilical cord blood at UC Davis Medical Center and other hospitals throughout the state as part of California’s first comprehensive public system of collecting cord blood for lifesaving transplantations and medical research. [en español] Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8755 Susan Mar 2014-03-17T00:00:00Z Sac Republic FC donates 10 percent of season ticket sales to UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8761/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8761 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 17, 2014) - It's a win-win partnership. This month, Sacramento professional soccer team Sacramento Republic FC will donate 10 percent of the total season ticket revenue generated through this link to UC Davis Children's Hospital. Users should use promo code: ucdhospital. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8761 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-03-17T00:00:00Z Eat pancakes, help sick children on March 3 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8697/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8697 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 28, 2014) - On Monday, March 3, 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 the International House of Pancakes' (IHOP) National Pancake Day. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8697 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-28T00:00:00Z In-hospital formula use deters breastfeeding http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8625/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8625 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 14, 2014) - When mothers feed their newborns formula in the hospital, they are less likely to fully breastfeed their babies in the second month of life and more likely to quit breastfeeding early, even if they had hoped to breastfeed longer, UC Davis researchers have found. [en español or 中文 Chinese]  Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8625 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-14T00:00:00Z Star 106.5 brings Valentine's love to kids at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8664/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8664 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 12, 2014) - For the second year in a row, Star 106.5 called on its radio listeners to send in Valentine's Day cards for UC Davis Children's Hospital patients. More than 30,000 Valentine's Day cards have poured in, as part of the radio station's Valentine's Day Card campaign. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8664 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-12T00:00:00Z Media advisory: Davis Dance Marathon raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Feb. 22 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8643/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8643 (February 11, 2014) - UC Davis students, faculty, staff and the community can join a national dance movement better known as Dance Marathon. This eight-hour Children's Miracle Network fundraiser features live music, dance acts, food and drink and more. All proceeds benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8643 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-11T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $68,055 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8634/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8634 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 5, 2014) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will continue to train individuals to become certified child life specialists at UC Davis Children's Hospital, thanks to a generous donation by Spirit Halloween Superstores. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8634 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-05T00:00:00Z AAP News features tele-audiology report by Children's Hospital physicians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8638/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8638 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 3, 2014) - Up to 40 percent of infants who do not pass the newborn hearing screen are lost to follow-up and never receive a diagnostic evaluation. But the use of tele-audiology technologies can improve follow-up evaluation rates by making it easier for families to access services. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8638 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-02-03T00:00:00Z New insights into controlling pediatric obesity http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8612/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8612 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 29, 2014) - Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic. Almost one-third of children in this country are overweight or obese, but how can we stem the tide? One idea is to use electronic health records (EHRs) to help clinicians intervene more aggressively. Programmed alerts could spur caregivers to order key tests and educate patients and families. But how does this approach work in the real world? Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8612 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-01-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatrics chair contributes to World Symposium on pulmonary hypertension http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8608/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8608 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 28, 2014) - New standards, approaches and recommendations for diagnosing, treating and conducting research on pulmonary hypertension in infants and children were recently published in a special issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology devoted to findings of the 5th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension (WSPH), held in Nice, France, in 2013. Robin Steinhorn, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics, was one of only two neonatologists worldwide invited to participate. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8608 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-01-28T00:00:00Z Katherine Rauen receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8567/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8567 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 10, 2014) - Katherine A. Rauen, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and a physician-scientist affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute and UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has received a 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8567 Phyllis Brown 2014-01-10T00:00:00Z New clinic provides immunization information to Sacramento area parents http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8572/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8572 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 9, 2014) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital will open a new clinic this month to provide information and counseling to parents who are considering choosing not to immunize their children. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8572 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-01-09T00:00:00Z Young adult bereavement art group begins Feb. 11 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8563/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8563 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 6, 2014) - 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 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8563 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-01-06T00:00:00Z Santa delivers Christmas wish to young hospital patient http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8554/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8554 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 20, 2013) - In the UC Davis Children’s Hospital playroom, 9-year-old William Davis sat with his leg wrapped in bandages after treatment for dog bites and gazed at a large video screen as Santa Claus was beamed in from the North Pole. It was part of Cisco Systems’ “Santa Connection” program, which gives hospitalized children an opportunity to virtually share their wishes with Santa. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8554 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-12-20T00:00:00Z Holiday toy drive benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8502/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8502 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 10, 2013) - UC Davis Children's Hospital is hosting a holiday toy drive this month to help spread cheer to its patients and their families staying this holiday season. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8502 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-12-10T00:00:00Z Sacramento Republic FC visits UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8516/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8516 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 10, 2013) - Sacramento Republic FC scored big with UC Davis Children's Hospital patients when they visited Thursday morning. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8516 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-12-10T00:00:00Z Gallery reception on Dec. 11 raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8510/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8510 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 6, 2013) - JayJay Gallery in Sacramento will host a special gallery reception on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. in support of UC Davis Children's Hospital. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8510 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-12-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital announces partnership with Sac Republic FC http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8496/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8496 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 5, 2013) - Improving children's health is the goal for UC Davis Children's Hospital, as it teams up with Sacramento professional soccer team Sac Republic FC for its inaugural season. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8496 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-12-05T00:00:00Z Telemedicine reduces pediatric medication errors in rural emergency departments http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8365/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8365 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 25, 2013) - A new study from researchers at UC Davis has shown that telemedicine consultations from pediatric specialists reduced the number of drug errors in eight rural emergency departments. Published today in the journal Pediatrics, the study is the latest in research from UC Davis which demonstrates that telemedicine consultations can improve quality of care in rural settings. [中文 Chinese] or [en español] Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8365 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-11-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital provides gift wrapping services to shoppers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8469/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8469 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 22, 2013) - UC Davis Children's Hospital will be making holiday magic for Roseville Galleria shoppers by offering gift wrapping services this holiday season. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8469 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-11-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital offers access to pediatric subspecialty care for rural newborns with PEANUT Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8418/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8418 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 13, 2013) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been awarded a three-year, approximately $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for the Advancement of Telehealth - Health Resources and Services Administration (OAT-HRSA) to expand its services for infants through the new Pediatric Emergency Assistance to Newborns Using Telehealth (PEANUT) Program. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8418 Phyllis Brown 2013-11-13T00:00:00Z Causeway Classic supports UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8425/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8425 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2013) - The UC Davis Athletics and Sacramento State Athletics are putting the “cause” in this year's Causeway Classic football game by fundraising for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8425 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-11-12T00:00:00Z Solving the pediatric obesity problem in rural communities http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8182/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8182 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 4, 2013) - Using telemedicine to unite clinicians and provide health education for them — and by extension, their patients — is an effective way to manage childhood obesity in remote areas. For these communities, which often have limited access to pediatric subspecialists, having a HEALTH-COP can make all the difference. [中文 Chinese] or [en español] Mon, 04 Nov 2013 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8182 Phyllis Brown 2013-11-04T00:00:00Z Extra Life gaming marathon helps UC Davis Children's Hospital kids on Nov. 2 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8360/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8360 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 29, 2013) - Supporters of all ages are using their joy of gaming to raise funds and awareness this month for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8360 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-10-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center awarded an "A" on the Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8363/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8363 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 25, 2013) - The Leapfrog Group, a non-profit coalition of some of the country’s largest employers and health-care purchasers, has awarded UC Davis Medical Center the highest grade possible, an “A,” on its most recent Hospital Safety Score, an evaluation that ranks hospitals nationwide on the likelihood that its patients will be free from preventable harm during their inpatient stays. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8363 Phyllis Brown 2013-10-25T00:00:00Z Animal Planet series airs episode starring Children's Hospital patient http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8366/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8366 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 25, 2013) - Cable television channel Animal Planet aired an episode of the series "Monsters Inside Me", during the week of Oct. 15, which featured UC Davis Children's Hospital patient  Precious Reynolds, the Humboldt County grade-schooler who in 2011 became the third person in the United States known to have survived rabies infection. The episode is entitled "Choosing Between Life and Limb." Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8366 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-10-25T00:00:00Z All probiotics are not the same in protecting premature infants from common, life-threatening illness http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8183/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8183 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2013) - Treating premature infants with probiotics, the dietary supplements containing live bacteria that many adults take to help maintain their natural intestinal balance, may be effective for preventing a common and life-threatening bowel disease among premature infants, researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital have found. [en español] Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8183 Phyllis Brown 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center awarded grant to help sexually exploited youth http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8262/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8262 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 14, 2013) - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs has awarded the UC Davis CAARE Center a two-year, $400,000 grant to provide assessment, group therapy, individual therapy and case management for underage youth and youth who are at risk of sexual exploitation. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8262 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-10-14T00:00:00Z Gunshot injuries in children more severe, deadly and costly than other childhood injuries, study finds http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8301/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8301 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 14, 2013) - A research team led by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis, reveals that childhood gunshot injuries, while uncommon, are more severe, require more major surgery, have greater mortality and higher per-patient costs than any other mechanism for childhood injury – particularly among adolescent males. The study is published online in the journal Pediatrics. [en español] Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8301 Carole Gan 2013-10-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds potential biomarker differentiating the inattentive and combined subtypes of ADHD http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8228/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8228 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 8, 2013) - Using a common test of brain functioning, UC Davis researchers have found differences in the brains of adolescents with the inattentive and combined subtypes of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and teens who do not have the condition, suggesting that the test may offer a potential biomarker for the types of the disorder. [中文 Chinese] or [en español] Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8228 Phyllis Brown 2013-10-08T00:00:00Z 12th Annual UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series kicks off Oct. 9 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8220/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8220 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 23, 2013) - The UC Davis MIND Institute begins the 12th year of its Distinguished Lecturer Series on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The venerable series' presenters include nationally and internationally recognized researchers in autism spectrum disorder, fragile X-associated disorders and other neurodevelopmental conditions. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8220 Phyllis Brown 2013-09-23T00:00:00Z Breastfeeding fraught with early challenges for most first-time mothers http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8223 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 23, 2013) - Breastfeeding problems are extremely common among first-time moms, often causing them to introduce formula or completely abandon breastfeeding within two months, report researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8223 Susan Mar 2013-09-23T00:00:00Z Study finds that a subset of children often considered to have autism may be misdiagnosed http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8157/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8157 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 17, 2013) - Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, who frequently are believed to also have autism, often may be misidentified because the social impairments associated with their developmental delay may mimic the features of autism, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8157 Phyllis Brown 2013-09-17T00:00:00Z Kohl's Department Stores, UC Davis Children's Hospital team up for Kohl's Buckle Up to Grow Up Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8167/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8167 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 11, 2013) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a grant for $233,774 from Kohl’s Cares® to support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital free Community Concert at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.12. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8167 Phyllis Brown 2013-09-11T00:00:00Z Ulfat Shaikh to speak at Fall Convocation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8161/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8161 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 11, 2013) - Ulfat Shaikh, director of Healthcare Quality at the UC Davis School of Medicine and UC Davis Children's Hospital pediatrician, is scheduled to speak at the 2013 Fall Convocation on Davis campus this year. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8161 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2013-09-11T00:00:00Z "Incidental findings" rare but significant events in pediatric CT scans http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8132/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8132 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 11, 2013) - The largest study of computed tomographic (CT) scans taken in emergency departments across the country for children with head injuries describes the prevalence of “incidental findings” –  results that were not expected from the injury –  and categorizes them by urgency. The article, titled “Incidental findings in children with blunt head trauma evaluated with cranial CT scans,” was published in the August issue of Pediatrics, and provides a context for doctors in emergency departments who encounter these situations. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8132 Carole Gan 2013-09-11T00:00:00Z Saving Jordan Herbst http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8162/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8162 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 5, 2013) - Jordan Herbst, a 14-year-old resident of Bishop, Calif., is at home recovering from a life-threatening and rare infection with hantavirus. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8162 Susan Mar 2013-09-05T00:00:00Z Virtual reality and social training for autism study seeks participants http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8154/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8154 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 3, 2013) - Using a virtual‐reality game, UC Davis researchers have begun to examine how children with high‐functioning autism learn in classroom settings, where social deficits can form obstacles to the engagement with teachers and classmates necessary for academic success. The study will examine their virtual classroom behavior and attention and compare it with that of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those with typical development. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8154 Phyllis Brown 2013-09-03T00:00:00Z Study finds seizure drugs equally effective in treating children http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8149/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8149 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 29, 2013) - Researchers who participated in a National Institutes of Health study, including pediatric emergency medicine physicians at UC Davis Medical Center, have settled an important question on how to treat children with status epilepticus, a potentially fatal seizure disorder characterized by continuous or repeated seizures. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8149 Carole Gan 2013-08-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers Young Adult Bereavement Art Group http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8136/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8136 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2013) - 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 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8136 Phyllis Brown 2013-08-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital celebrates the community at free outdoor concert http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8117/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8117 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2013) - The young and the young at heart are invited to a free and festive evening of music featuring perennial favorite Mumbo Gumbo, a cornucopia of wares from the weekly Farmers Market, and the Kids Zone at the annual outdoor concert, presented by UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The concert is co-hosted by the UC Davis Health System Community Advisory Board and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8117 Phyllis Brown 2013-08-23T00:00:00Z Telemedicine consultations significantly improve pediatric care in rural emergency rooms http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7757/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7757 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2013) - Telemedicine consultations with pediatric critical-care medicine physicians significantly improve the quality of care for seriously ill and injured children treated in remote rural emergency rooms, where pediatricians and pediatric specialists are scarce, a study by researchers at UC Davis Children’s Hospital has found. [en español] Thu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7757 Phyllis Brown 2013-08-08T00:00:00Z How a cancer drug unties knots in the chromosome that causes Angelman and Prader-Willi syndromes http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8048/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8048 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 5, 2013) - UC Davis researchers have identified how and where in the genome a cancer chemotherapy agent acts on and ‘un-silences’ the epigenetically silenced gene that causes Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by severe intellectual disability, seizures, motor impairments, and laughing and smiling. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8048 Phyllis Brown 2013-08-05T00:00:00Z Hertz-Picciotto appointed to prestigious NIH scientific review committee http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8061/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8061 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2013) - Environmental epidemiologist Irva Hertz-Picciotto, UC Davis professor of public health sciences, has been appointed to the Neurological, Aging and Musculoskeletal Epidemiology (NAME) Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The appointment is effective immediately and ends in June 2017. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8061 Phyllis Brown 2013-08-01T00:00:00Z A visit from a special friend http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8062/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8062 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 31, 2013) - Yesterday was 4-year-old Jamey Silva’s birthday, but instead of spending it at home with family and friends he was at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, recovering from surgery to correct a congenital heart ailment. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8062 Phyllis Brown 2013-07-31T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute researchers seek participants for study on generalizing learning in autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8018/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8018 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2013) - Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute are seeking adolescents to participate in a groundbreaking brain imaging study aimed at understanding one of the most critical aspects of autism spectrum disorders: how people with autism generalize things they learn to new contexts. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/8018 Phyllis Brown 2013-07-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute researchers find exposure to prenatal maternal antibodies affects behavior, development in offspring http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7762/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7762 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 9, 2013) - Researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute have found that prenatal exposure to specific antibodies found only in mothers of children with autism leads to changes in the brain that adversely affect behavior and development. [en español] Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7762 Phyllis Brown 2013-07-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute researchers identify specific fetal antigens attacked by maternal antibodies http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7439/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7439 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 9, 2013) - UC Davis MIND Institute researchers have identified the specific antibodies that target fetal brain proteins in the blood of a subset of women whose children are diagnosed with autism. The finding is the first to pinpoint a specific risk factor for a significant subset of autism cases, as well as a biomarker for drug development and early diagnosis. The researchers have named autism related to these antibodies “Maternal Autoantibody-Related," or MAR autism. [en español] [中文 Chinese] Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7439 Phyllis Brown 2013-07-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis holds Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7965/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7965 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2013) - UC Davis holds its annual Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Research to Practice on Friday, Aug. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center. The daylong conference offers nine interactive seminars on a broad array of subjects by some of the world’s leading experts on neurodevelopmental disabilities. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7965 Phyllis Brown 2013-06-26T00:00:00Z Symptoms of Prader-Willi syndrome associated with interference in circadian, metabolic genes http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7962/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7962 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 25, 2013) - Researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute and Agilent Laboratories have found that Prader-Willi syndrome — a genetic disorder best known for causing an insatiable appetite that can lead to morbid obesity — is associated with the loss of non-coding RNAs, resulting in the dysregulation of circadian and metabolic genes, accelerated energy expenditure and metabolic differences during sleep. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7962 Phyllis Brown 2013-06-25T00:00:00Z Reducing unnecessary and high-dose pediatric CT scans could cut associated cancers by 62 percent http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7854/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7854 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2013) - A study examining trends in X-ray computed tomography (CT) use in children in the United States has found that reducing unnecessary scans and lowering the doses for the highest-dose scans could lower the overall lifetime risk of future imaging-related cancers by 62 percent. The research by a UC Davis Health System scientist is published online today in JAMA Pediatrics. It is accompanied by a journal editorial. [en español] Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7854 Phyllis Brown 2013-06-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital re-verified as a level I pediatric trauma center http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7894/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7894 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2013) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a level I Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons, making it one of only three level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in California and the only one between the Oregon border and Los Angeles. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7894 Phyllis Brown 2013-06-06T00:00:00Z New STEPS program to support children with acute or chronic life-limiting illnesses at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7835/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7835 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 21, 2013) - A comprehensive new program at UC Davis Children’s Hospital brings together an array of services to support children and adolescents with acute or chronic life-limiting illnesses and their families. Tue, 21 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7835 Phyllis Brown 2013-05-21T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital patient to appear on Animal Planet series http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7810/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7810 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2013) - Cable television channel Animal Planet was at UC Davis Children’s Hospital  last week to produce an episode of the series “Monsters Inside Me” about Precious Reynolds, the Humboldt County grade-schooler who in 2011 became the third person in the United States known to have survived rabies infection. Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7810 Phyllis Brown 2013-05-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named mother-baby friendly workplace http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7779/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_7779 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2013) - UC Davis Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace Award from the Breastfeeding Coalition of Greater Sacramento, an affiliate of the California Breastfeeding Coalition. Each year, the coalition presents the award to local organizations that have been nominated by their employees to demonstrate appreciation for businesses that go 'above and beyond' to support their breastfeeding employees. The award will be presented on May 13 at 11 a.m. on the North Steps of the State Capital. Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/7779 Phyllis Brown 2013-05-06T00:00:00Z