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Blood donation: fact vs. fiction

March 01, 2018 | UC Irvine Health

Blood is essential for life, and UC Irvine Health is always in need of blood donations. But many people are needlessly fearful of donating because...

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How to beat the ‘winter blues’

February 27, 2018 | UC Irvine Health

During the winter months, some people feel like their normal personalities have deserted them. Often referred to as winter blues, the condition is...

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Cancer patients suffer from PTSD, too

February 22, 2018 | UC Irvine Health

Did you know that one in five cancer patients suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that can hinder their treatment and quality...

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Mass shootings: 5 steps to saving a life

February 20, 2018 | UC Irvine Health

If you are at the scene of a mass-casualty incident, would you know how to help the victims around you?

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Winter wilderness hiking takes preparation

February 15, 2018 | Robert Katzer, MD

Enjoying Southern California mountains and wilderness areas in the winter months takes a little extra preparation.

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Aphrodisiacs: Do they work?

February 13, 2018 | UC Irvine Health

The effectiveness of many so-called love potions is mostly myth. But plants such as ginkgo, ginseng, maca and tribulus may well hold promise for...

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