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10 ways to prevent drowning

June 06, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Summer beckons, but water activities can be dangerous. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4 years in Orange County....

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What do your lab test results mean?

June 01, 2017 | Steve Tischler

When you visit your doctor for a routine physical, the protocol often includes a small blood draw and a urine sample. Why? What tests are run? What...

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New approaches to caring for older adults

May 30, 2017 | Lisa Gibbs, MD

By the year 2050, the United States population aged 65 or older is estimated to reach 83 million, nearly double the number in 2012. The goal of the...

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Why my fight against cancer is personal

May 25, 2017 | Richard Van Etten, MD

Everyone knows someone touched by cancer. For me, it was my mother.

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What should you do with your old medication?

May 23, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Medicine cabinets often become archives of forgotten prescription bottles holding pills that were never finished, or containers of over-the-counter...

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New use for Botox: pain relief in kids

May 18, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Could Botox help ease chronic pain in children? Dr. Shalini Shah of UC Irvine Health has been treating dozens of children with severe chronic...

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