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Don't be embarrassed by pelvic floor problems
October 17, 2014

Millions of women suffer silently from pelvic floor disorders. They may leak urine or be unable to fully control their bowel movements. Or they may...

What’s new in plastic surgery
October 14, 2014

Recent advances are making cosmetic surgery procedures better and more accessible than ever. But with so many choices, it can be confusing to decide what’s best. Dr. Gregory Evans, director of Pacific Coast Plastic Surgery, takes us through some of the hottest plastic surgery trends.

High fever alone is not reason to be hospitalized
October 10, 2014
UC Irvine Health Disaster medicine specialist Dr. Kristi L. Koenig
IN THE NEWS: A high fever alone is not enough to warrant hospitalization of patients such as Thomas Eric Thomas, the Liberian man who was sent home from a Dallas hospital emergency room and later died there of the Ebola virus, UC Irvine emergency medicine specialist Dr. Kristi L. Koenig tells the Los Angeles Times.
For ovarian cancer, consult a specialist in gynecologic surgery and chemotherapy
October 09, 2014
UC Irvine gynecologic oncologist Dr. Leslie M. Randall
Women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer should seek out a specialist in both gynecologic surgery and cancer treatment, says UC Irvine Health gynecologic oncologist Dr. Leslie M. Randall.
Game changers in breast cancer treatment
October 09, 2014

Breast cancer expert Dr. Alice Police from UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center discusses treating early stage breast cancer with a double mastectomy and the latest advances in breast conserving surgery. She is joined by Dr. Freddie J. Combs, director of breast imaging at the center, who talks about breast cancer screening.

Disaster medicine experts examine Ebola preparations
October 08, 2014
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UC Irvine Health experts review public health preparations for Ebola treatment in paper published in Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Kristi Koenig, director of the UC Irvine Center for Disaster Medical Sciences, and colleagues describe the basic principles for diagnosing and treating patients while ensuring staff safety.

Don't let depression sneak up on you
October 08, 2014
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Depression is a hidden disease, but you don't have to suffer in silence. National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 9, and Jody Rawles, MD, associate clinical professor and interim chair of UC Irvine Health Psychiatry & Human Behavior, offers advice for those with mild depression and those with more severe depression where there are thoughts of self-injury or suicide.
UC Irvine Health expert discusses breast cancer on KFI
October 07, 2014
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IN THE NEWS: Breast cancer expert and surgical oncologist Dr. Alice Police, director of the UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center, discussed cancer diagnosis, whether women should consider having a double mastectomy, and cancer screening in an interview with KFI radio host Bill Carroll. 

Don't stick these objects in your ears
October 07, 2014
Dr. Djalilian Hamid, UC Irvine Health otolaryngologist

People stick strange things in their ears, often leading to damage. Even objects made for cleaning, like cotton swabs, can be dangerous, UC Irvine Health expert Hamid Djalilian tells Men's Health magazine.

SeniorHealth Center designated as patient-centered medical home
October 07, 2014

UC Irvine Health geriatrics program earns patient-centered medical home designation from national group for its team approach to comprehensive care for aging adults. 

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