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Researchers at +UC Davis have determined that surgical biopsies can be safely performed on select patients with late-stage non-small cell #lungcancer , which should enhance their access to drugs that target specific genetic mutations such as epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). #EGFR #cancerresearch #cancerdrugs #geneticmutations  
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Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at +UC Davis  Founding Dean Heather M. Young serves as the only nurse leader on the 14-member Systems Engineering for Healthcare Working Group of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The group, which includes hospital CEOs, health-care leaders, physicians and other experts, is developing a report for President Obama that focuses on how to improve quality and lower costs of health care from the management and design perspectives.
http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/features/2013-2014/06/20140617_nurse-leader_Young.html #healthcarereform #healthcosts  
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+UC Davis Health System will participate in a unique online conference this week, a virtual gathering focused on health-care technologies called the “Innovation HealthJam.” The three-day event that will be held online June 17-19, 2014 and is free and open to anyone. Health-care providers and technology specialists will find the discussion particularly interesting. #telehealth #ehealth #technology +UC Davis +University of California +Tech4MD 
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Hurray! UC Davis Children's Hospital has ranked one of the Best Children's Hospitals in the U.S. in orthopaedics, urology, neonatology and nephrology by U.S. News & World Report! Congrats to our amazing and hardworking team! #KidsHospitals 
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Participation through education: Asian-Americans offered clinical trials navigation #clinicaltrials #asianamerican #cancer #healthdisparities  
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Fireworks and food are a central part of Americans' celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, but they also can be health hazards without proper precautions. Experts from +UC Davis provide some tips on how to enjoy these traditional holiday pastimes while safeguarding against illness and injuries. #4thofjuly #healthtips #independenceday  
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UC Davis MIND Institute study finds association between maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides, #autism in offspring, read more at http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8978
 
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+UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patients will soon be part of an unprecedented #clinicaltrial designed to improve access to promising therapies and speed development of effective treatments for an advanced form of #lungcancer , the leading #cancer killer of both men and women. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9043
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In the wake of recent revelations of overly long patient wait times and systematic manipulation and falsification of reported wait-time data, +UC Davis and +Harvard University public policy leaders believe the +U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs  health-care system’s problems can be fixed by strong leadership, greater transparency and reforms that refocus the organization on its primary mission of providing timely access to consistently high-quality care. http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9011
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Register now for "Nutrition for a Healthy Brain," our next UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center lecture. Wednesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. Learn the foods that are unhealthy for the aging brain, and which may be protective against dementia. #alzheimers   #aging  
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Congratulations to the +UC Davis School of Medicine Class of 2014!
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UC Davis Health System improves health and health care, around the corner and across the globe. Diverse in expertise and united in purpose, more than 10,000 UC Davis faculty, staff and students collaborate daily to solve urgent global-health problems, translate research into new cures and eliminate health disparities. Whether treating complex injuries, improving cancer care, advancing telehealth technology or leading new discoveries in neurodevelopmental disorders, UC Davis Health System’s unique combination of academic excellence and social responsibility is transforming health for all.

As the Sacramento region's only academic health center, UC Davis Health System is focused on discovering and sharing knowledge and providing the highest quality of care. The health system is a hub of innovation.