Health in Sacramento, CA

As recently as three years ago. automatic voter registration did not exist in any state. As of yesterday, it's now law in 14 states.

The new inpatient rehabilitation services at Shriners Hospital for Children will help children recover mobility following strokes, disease, cancer or traumatic brain injuries.

Oanh Meyer’s mother Anh Le, arrived in the United States in 1975 as a Vietnam War refugee just a few days before the fall of Saigon. And while she settled in America and raised a family, the trauma of living in war-torn Vietnam throughout the conflict took a toll on her.

Researchers at UC Davis, Genentech and Foundation Medicine are the first to show that a blood-based test to assess tumor mutational burden (TMB) accurately identifies non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who could benefit from immunotherapies called checkpoint inhibitors. The blood test offers a much less invasive and more repeatable alternative to tissue testing. The study was published online today in Nature Medicine.

CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is committed to increasing breastfeeding rates throughout the United States and to promoting and supporting optimal breastfeeding practices toward the ultimate goal of improving the public's health.

Study finds association between high levels of physician burnout and medical errors. Local health groups are working to address burnout. Burnout is one reason for the nationwide physician shortage.

We offer career opportunities to clinical and non-clinical professionals. Shriners also offers educational and research opportunities that provide satisfaction to all professionals through a unique healthcare setting.

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It's important to send your children to school with a healthy lunch, but it's also important to ensure they eat it.

Dear Mom of an Adopted Child,
I met you in adoption education class. I met you at the agency. I met you at my son's school. I met you online. I met yo...

The newest service available at Shriners for Children Medical Center — Pasadena is the pediatric walk-in fracture and sports injury clinic.

S hriners Hospitals for Children announces 2018-2019 National Patient Ambassadors in Daytona Beach
Patients from Kentucky and Florida selected as ambassadors
Every year, Shriners Hospitals for Children selects two National Patient Ambassadors to represent the health care system’s patients. The ambassadors spend the year telling their stories of perseverance in the face of adversity and the ways Shriners Hospitals for Children has made a dramatic, life-changing…

Tips on breaking down silos in OR inventory management to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

The MIND Institute's study of early social skills of infants and toddlers is just one of the ongoing clinical studies volunteers and patients can find on the new Study Pages website, a resource for healthy volunteers, patients and clinical investigators.

It was an emotional day for parents Tuesday, who thought they would never see their kids on the lake...

The green pitch can serve as a blueprint for qualities we need in order to thrive in a workplace increasingly dominated by AI and automation.

An overview of the service of the Limb Reconstruction & Lengthening Center at Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis

A boy and a bike. It’s simple. A 13-year-old who wants to spend the summer out riding with his buddies. But for Tim Bannon, 13, it’s a bit more complicated.
“I really wanted, since I was about 7, a real bike,” Tim said. “My grandfather actually just gave me a regular, normal bike out of the trash, like a recycled bike, and I was like, ‘Wow this is amazing.’”

Shriners Hospitals for Children is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 facilities, located in the United States, Canada and Mexico, provide advanced care for children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. - Explore

Recess is the perfect time for activists like you to tell your members of Congress just what you think about their stances on issues that matter most.

Dehydration is a serious health concern — especially during the summer. Here a few symptoms to be aware of.

Let me be the first to invite you to the Annual SSVMS Joy of Medicine Summit on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 8:30am-2:00pm at the Arden Hills Country Club in Sacramento. You will participate in hands-on educational sessions that address mindfulness, tips for the EHR, and journaling, to name a few, to help build resilience and bring joy back to your practice of medicine. For more information or to register for the summit please visit the Joy of Medicine Summit Page

Migraine headaches can strike any time and be debilitating, making it impossible to work or enjoy even life’s simple pleasures. They affect approximately 12 percent of the population living in the U.S. and are three times more prevalent in women than men. 

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is pleased to announce that The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) has renewed its five-year designation as a Cleft Palate Team.