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The Leapfrog Group recognizes UC Irvine Health for outstanding record in patient safety
October 29, 2014

UC Irvine Health was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients...

Ebola is not a death sentence, UC Irvine Health virologist says
October 29, 2014
The survival of six U.S. patients diagnosed with Ebola shows that the disease is "not a death sentence," says UC Irvine virologist Michael Buchmeier, echoing the conclusion of many U.S. virus experts.
Breast cancer one week, cured the next?
October 29, 2014
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IN THE NEWS: Women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer have more treatment options than ever before. UC Irvine Health surgical oncologist Dr. Alice Police discusses intraoperative radiotherapy with the Orange County Register.

Expert discusses California Ebola quarantine order
October 29, 2014
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IN THE NEWS: Dr. Kristi Koenig tells KPCC that the state's "risk-based" quarantine order could deter California health care workers from traveling to West Africa to fight the epidemic. Koenig is director of UC Irvine's Center for Disaster Medical Sciences.

UC Irvine scientists find psoriasis healing mechanism
October 27, 2014
A UC Irvine-led study reveals the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could result in new methods of controlling the lingering condition.
Expert insight on death of Joan Rivers
October 24, 2014

Last week’s announcement of the official cause of Joan Rivers’ death continues to raise questions about what went wrong during...

Promising ovarian cancer research
October 20, 2014
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IN THE NEWS: The treatment of women with ovarian cancer is poised for a significant transformation, propelled by a surge in clinical trials, according to OncLive. The cancer news site asked UC Irvine Health surgical oncologist Dr. Krishnansu S. Tewari to discuss his clinical trials.

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
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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.

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