Your partner in living well
After a review of HPV clinical trials, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that just two doses of HPV vaccine are sufficient for children age 14 or under, as long as the vaccines are given at least six months apart.
What began as a strong headache turned into a life-threatening condition for 18-year-old Sulecma Mondragon. For days, the teenager hoped the headache would go away eventually; instead, doctors discovered she had bleeding in the brain. Read More
After a decade-long battle with increasing difficulty in swallowing, an initial misdiagnosis, and dealing with type 1 diabetes, 24-year-old Jared Eves finds relief with a POEM and UC Irvine Health gastroenterologist Dr. Kenneth Chang. Read More
It took a year before college freshman Katie Hawkins’ trouble swallowing food was diagnosed as achalasia. Relieved to know what was wrong, she was even happier to find that her condition could be treated with a minimally invasive procedure called POEM at the UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center. Read More
In the world of celebrity fashion, it's 1860 all over again. Corsets are back, this time under the guise of "waist training." Read More
Many people may find their own voice difficult to listen to. But Kiana Davis’s voice is music to her ears. That’s because until November 2014, the 23-year-old could barely make a sound. Read More