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Game changers in breast cancer treatment
October 09, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. PST: Breast cancer expert Dr. Alice Police from UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center will discuss the controversy in treating early stage breast cancer with a double mastectomy and the latest advances in breast conserving surgery. Dr. Police will be joined by Dr. Freddie J. Combs, director of breast imaging at Pacific Breast Care Center, who will talk about breast cancer screening.

Family thanks NICU team, surgeon who saved daughter
September 23, 2014

Little Irelynn Gossett had five surgeries before she was a week old to correct a birth defect that left her stomach and intestines protruding from a hole in her abdomen. Now, nearly a year later, Irelynn and her parents returned to the UC Irvine Health neonatal intensive care unit to thank the team that saved her life.  

Which flu shot is right for you and your loved ones?
September 23, 2014
Dr. Shruti Gohil, UC Irvine Health associate medical director of epidemiology and infectious disease

IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil discusses the upcoming flu season and which flu shot to get on 89.3 KPCC's health blog.

Arrival of rare virus prompts warnings
September 19, 2014
Dr. Shruti Gohil, UC Irvine Health associate medical director of epidemiology and infectious disease

UC Irvine Health epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil discusses symptoms of the rare respiratory disease enterovirus-68 and the steps parents can take to reduce their family's risk of exposure.

Treating children with chronic pain
September 17, 2014

Pediatric pain specialist Dr. Shalini S. Shah discusses effective ways to diagnose common pain issues in children and new approaches for alleviating their chronic pain.

The five-second rule and other health myths
September 16, 2014
UC Irvine Health pain management specialist Dr. Shalini Shah
Coffee can stunt a child's growth. Touching a toad gives you warts. It's OK to eat food that was on the ground for five seconds or less. UC Irvine Health Dr. Shalini Shah tackles these and other health adages.
Spinal cord cancer survivor's gift supports cancer research
September 15, 2014

Grateful couple's gift of $5 million increases the ability of UC Irvine Health cancer specialists to sponsor clinical trials, which test the safety and effectiveness of potential new therapies on patient volunteers

How to keep kids healthy and lower risks for illness
September 15, 2014
UC Irvine Health infectious disease expert Dr. Shrutii Gohil
As your children head back to school, there’s more to think about than math tests, spelling bees and homework. Protecting your family from the many common illnesses that make the rounds each year should also be a consideration.
Defying pancreatic cancer during pregnancy
September 11, 2014

Pancreatic cancer diagnosis doesn't deter pregnant patient or UC Irvine Health experts.

Bariatric center accreditation linked to improved patient survival, fewer complications
September 03, 2014
UC Irvine Health bariatric surgeon and GI specialist Dr. Ninh T. Nguyen

Patients who underwent weight loss operations in recent years, when most bariatric surgical centers were accredited, had fewer postoperative...

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Manejo general de la diabetes

En esta clase se estudia la información y los conocimientos/destrezas básicas necesarios para...

October 01, 2014 05:30 PM – 07:30 PM
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects as estimated 1.4 million Americans. Join our support group to discuss coping strategies, treatment and more.
October 01, 2014 06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Kids Konnected

Kids Konnected is a support group for kids who have a parent with cancer or who have lost a...

October 01, 2014 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
Prepared Childbirth

This five-class series prepares parents-to-be with the skills they need for a successful and...

October 01, 2014 07:00 PM – 09:30 PM
Art for the Soul

Creative techniques to foster better health while coping with cancer. No art experience...

October 02, 2014 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM