Last year, UC Irvine Health security officers began offering workplace violence prevention training, well ahead of the state's July 1 deadline to expand hospital-based training.
Many people turn to nasal strips, clips and stents to help them breathe easier when sleeping or exercising. Third-year UCI medical student Christopher Badger noticed a growing number of patients asking about these dilators in clinic, so he decided to review the published research on these products.
Managing epilepsy in women presents neurologists with unique challenges, as the hormonal fluctuations in different stages of life from puberty to pregnancy and menopause may affect seizure control. UC Irvine Health epileptologist Mona Sazgar, MD, has edited Controversies in Caring for Women with Epilepsy to help her peers navigate these issues.
A first-of-its-kind survey has confirmed what some water polo players – especially goalies – have long suspected: Concussions seem to be prevalent in the sport. More than a third of water polo participants reported sustaining a concussion either during games or in practice, according to a poll conducted by University of California, Irvine researchers.
UC Irvine and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute have received renewed funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to continue efforts to develop and test innovative approaches to preventing infections and improving patient safety in healthcare settings.
UC Irvine Health will join MemorialCare Health System and other regional hospitals and physician groups in providing a customized health plan option in California for almost all of Boeing’s employees and their dependents in the Long Beach, South Bay and Orange County.
UC Irvine Health recognizes June 25 as National Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) Day to help raise awareness of a condition that causes the skin to lose its normal pigment, resulting in white patches, especially on the face, hands and feet. Caused by an abnormality of the immune system, vitiligo affects up to 4 percent of the population, or about 70 million people, worldwide.
UC Irvine Health has earned an “Elite” rating from CAPG, the nation’s largest organization representing multispecialty medical groups and independent practice associations.
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