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UC Irvine Health burn center receives education grant
September 01, 2015

The UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center has received a grant from Leavitt Insurance Services of Southern California and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company to fund fire and burn prevention education to the most at-risk populations across Orange County. The $6,700 grant is the third the UC Irvine Health burn team has received in Fireman’s Fund-related donations in recent years.

UC Irvine Health offers new neurostimulation treatment to control epilepsy seizures
August 31, 2015
UC Irvine Health is the first health system in Orange County to offer epilepsy patients a treatment that can control seizures as they happen. An implanted device monitors brain waves and delivers electrical pulses when abnormal activity is detected. This innovative approach, called responsive neurostimulation, can provide a new treatment option for many whose seizures cannot be controlled by drugs or surgery.
UC Irvine Health Medical Group significantly expands open enrollment options
August 28, 2015

Open enrollment season is here and the primary care experts at UC Irvine Health Medical Group offices in Orange and Tustin offer convenient access to high-quality healthcare close to home as well as to more than 500 specialists at UC Irvine Health. Patients also enjoy the convenience of same-day appointments, shorter wait times, extended hours, and easy access to imaging and lab services.

8-year-old San Clemente girl raises money for UC Irvine Health Child Life program
August 26, 2015

Eight-year-old San Clemente resident and former patient visited UC Irvine Medical Center on Wednesday to donate $167 she raised at a lemonade stand for the hospital’s Child Life program, which supports children who are having surgery.

Colon Cancer Under 50: Latest Update On the Numbers
August 24, 2015
Join us for this webinar on September 17, when UC Irvine Health hematology-oncology specialist Jason Zell, DO, discusses colon cancer, as well as new research showing that the science behind this disease is changing, even if statistics say the risk remains relatively low.
Hundreds attend UC Irvine Health burn survivors picnic
August 21, 2015

More than 250 burn survivors and their families attended the UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center’s annual summer picnic, one of several events held each year to foster a sense of community and healing among survivors.

UC Irvine Health receives grant to help improve healthcare for older adults
August 20, 2015

UC Irvine Health Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology has received a three-year $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health...

UC Irvine Health now offers multiple new non-surgical weight loss treatments
August 07, 2015
Obese patients seeking non-surgical weight loss treatments now have multiple options, as UC Irvine Health will offer the newly approved Orbera™ Intragastric Balloon. It is designed to assist adults with a body mass index of 30 to 40 in losing and maintaining weight by filling space in a patient’s stomach to reinforce proper portion control. It received FDA approval on Aug. 5. UC Irvine Health also offers the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, which received FDA approval in July.
UC Irvine Health receives $3.1 million NIH grant to study predictors of heart disease
August 06, 2015

UC Irvine Health cardiologist Dr. Shaista Malik has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant from that National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes for Health to study how blood, genetic and imaging tests can predict who will develop heart disease.

Coordinated efforts can stem spread of drug-resistant infections and illnesses in nation’s healthcare centers
August 04, 2015

Increases in drug-resistant infections and illnesses are projected to occur in the nation’s healthcare facilities without immediate, nationwide improvements in infection control and antibiotic prescribing, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mathematical modeling report co-authored by UC Irvine Health infectious diseases specialist Dr. Susan Huang.

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September 03, 2015 07:00 PM – 09:30 PM
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