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Improving care and recovery after surgery

June 21, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Anyone who has experienced surgery knows that the first day or two following the procedure can be a roller coaster. UC Irvine Health caregivers,...

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Tips to avoid common summertime injuries

June 20, 2017 | Arlene Ing, DO

Summer is a blast. Sometimes, however, mishaps can ruin summer fun. Since injuries spike in the summer, we asked Dr. Arlene Ing, a UC Irvine Health...

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A zesty take on swordfish

June 13, 2017 | Steve Tischler

How good is swordfish for you? It provides an excellent source of selenium. It is protein-rich and loaded with niacin, vitamin B12, zinc and...

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5 surprising health risks of poor sleeping

June 08, 2017 | Ruth Benca, MD

We can all appreciate the difference between a good night’s sleep and one that is fitful or too short. But persistent sleep loss can lead to...

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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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