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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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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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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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A medical mission to save eyesight in Peru

May 09, 2017 | Mitul Mehta, MD, Sameh Mosaed, MD

Two UC Irvine Health ophthalmologists recently traveled to a remote town in Peru to perform eye surgery on people who otherwise would lose or never...

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Why hip and knee replacements are on the rise

May 04, 2017 | David So, MD

Bad hips? Achy knees? You’re not alone. These common problems may be related to aging, injuries and, increasingly for many Americans,...

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What's in your home first-aid kit?

April 27, 2017 | UC Irvine Health

Kitchen burns and cuts from gardening tools are examples of mishaps that routinely occur around the house and yard. Before you or a family member...

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