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TrueBeam delivers powerful, precise radiation therapy to heal brain tumor patient
November 21, 2014
UC Irvine Health neurosurgeons successfully removed William Norris' brain tumor. But the track-and-field coach still needed radiation therapy to ensure that no tumor cells remained. With the image-guided TrueBeam™ STx linear accelerator, Norris had just one 10-minute radiation treatment, instead of the traditional 10 or 15 sessions over two to three weeks.
Toys that could damage your child's hearing
November 20, 2014

UC Irvine Health otolaryngologist Dr. Hamid Djalilian and his team tested more than two dozen popular toys to determine which had the highest sound...

UC Irvine Health announces affiliation with Corona Regional Medical Center
November 19, 2014

UC Irvine Health and Corona Regional Medical Center are pleased to announce a comprehensive affiliation that will enhance the depth and variety of...

Hundreds welcome UC Irvine Health Medical Group to Tustin and Orange
November 17, 2014

More than 500 people from Tustin, Orange, Santa Ana and Irvine visited Saturday’s grand opening celebration of two new, state-of-the-art UC Irvine Health Medical Group primary care offices in Tustin and Orange. The family-friendly event featured free flu shots, blood pressure screenings, tours of the new center, face painting, music, healthy snacks and a chance to enter a drawing to win an iPad mini.

Laura’s Law seen as a positive step in expanding mental health assistance in Orange County
November 14, 2014

California mental health law that permits court-ordered outpatient treatment is potentially a positive step in helping people with severe mental illness, says UC Irvine Health psychiatrist Jody M. Rawles, MD. Laura’s Law is named for one of three people shot and killed in 2001 by a mentally ill person who had refused treatment.

UC Irvine earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures' recognition from The Joint Commission
November 13, 2014

The nation's top accreditor of hospitals has recognized UC Irvine Health for excellence in quality patient care. The Joint Commission bestowed its Top Performer on Key Quality Measures on UC Irvine Medical Center for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measures in treatment for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and in surgical care.

Overall, Tdap shot safe for mom and baby, study finds
November 13, 2014

UC Irvine obstetrician Dr. Jacqueline Guerrero comments on a new study of the whooping cough shot recommended for pregnant women in order to protect infants too young to be vaccinated. These children are most vulnerable to this disease, also known as pertussis.

UC Irvine Health receives national quality achievement award for stroke care
November 12, 2014

Minutes count when having a stroke. Only a handful of hospitals have all of the tools necessary to give a patient the best chance at survival and reduce the likelihood of permanent disability. UC Irvine Health has those tools and recently received the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for excellence in stroke care.

Influenza can be deadly, too, so get vaccinated
November 10, 2014
Flu prevention

The spotlight may be on the deadly Ebola virus, but UC Irvine Health experts want to remind people to protect themselves against a far more common and dangerous agent: seasonal influenza. Learn why it's important to get vaccinated against the flu and get answers to common questions about the vaccine.

Leukemia expert Susan M. O’Brien to lead UC Irvine cancer research efforts
November 10, 2014

Susan M. O’Brien, MD, one of the nation’s foremost leukemia experts, will join UC Irvine Health as Associate Director for Clinical Science for the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Medical Director of the Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Cancer Clinical Trials and Research.

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Meditation for Health (4 Class Series)

This class introduces the art of meditation to you while discussing the various types and styles...

November 24, 2014 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
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Support and education for women diagnosed with cancer.

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Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your...

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