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Quick recognition of symptoms, timely care are keys to stroke recovery
October 07, 2015

UC Irvine Health stroke neurologist and brain repair researcher Dr. Steven Cramer says that time is of the essence for people experiencing stroke symptoms. Knowing the early warning signs and quickly getting treatment are the keys to recovery.

Previously inoperable deep brain tumors, clots now within reach
October 07, 2015
Not long ago, patients with deep-seated brain tumors and blood clots would have been told their condition was inoperable. Thanks to UC Irvine Health neurosurgeon Dr. Jefferson W. Chen and a tool called BrainPath, those patients now have a treatment option. This minimally invasive approach permits the surgeon to safely navigate through the brain’s natural folds and millions of delicate fibers to remove abnormalities without damaging critical nerves and tissue.
UC Irvine Health receives 5th consecutive heart association quality care award
October 05, 2015

The UC Irvine Health Heart Failure Program meets the American Heart Association’s highest standards of care, ranking as one of the country’s top centers for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients.

UC Irvine Health offers minimally invasive laser surgery to preserve brain function
September 29, 2015

Adding a laser to his toolkit enables UC Irvine Health neurosurgeon Dr. Sumeet Vadera to operate on epilepsy patients for whom surgery was not an option. Some patients experience seizures that do not respond to medication and originate in a part of the brain that would be damaged by surgery. Visualase is a minimally invasive surgical tool that precisely targets the brain abnormality and destroys it by directly delivering infrared laser light without harming the healthy surrounding tissue.

UC Irvine Health physicians share expert insights during Newport Beach lecture series
September 21, 2015

UC Irvine Health invites the public to learn more about the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment options and research findings from world-renowned experts on a wide variety of health issues, diseases and chronic conditions. The monthly Newport Beach Central Library lecture series “Medicine in our backyard: the leading edge” runs through May 2016.

Colon Cancer Under 50: Latest Update On the Numbers
September 17, 2015
Hematology-oncology specialist Jason Zell, DO, discusses colon cancer, as well as new research showing that the science behind this disease is changing, even if statistics say the risk remains relatively low.
UC Irvine Health tool measures mental health effects of disaster
September 10, 2015

UC Irvine Health trauma/disaster psychology expert Merritt D. Schreiber, PhD, has developed a system used locally and nationally to assess the mental health risk of disaster survivors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a review of the 2014 south Napa earthquake that describes how Schreiber’s system was used as part of the relief effort.

UC Irvine Health burn center receives education grant
September 01, 2015

The UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center has received a grant from Leavitt Insurance Services of Southern California and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company to fund fire and burn prevention education to the most at-risk populations across Orange County. The $6,700 grant is the third the UC Irvine Health burn team has received in Fireman’s Fund-related donations in recent years.

UC Irvine Health offers new neurostimulation treatment to control epilepsy seizures
August 31, 2015
UC Irvine Health is the first health system in Orange County to offer epilepsy patients a treatment that can control seizures as they happen. An implanted device monitors brain waves and delivers electrical pulses when abnormal activity is detected. This innovative approach, called responsive neurostimulation, can provide a new treatment option for many whose seizures cannot be controlled by drugs or surgery.
UC Irvine Health Medical Group significantly expands open enrollment options
August 28, 2015

Open enrollment season is here and the primary care experts at UC Irvine Health Medical Group offices in Orange and Tustin offer convenient access to high-quality healthcare close to home as well as to more than 500 specialists at UC Irvine Health. Patients also enjoy the convenience of same-day appointments, shorter wait times, extended hours, and easy access to imaging and lab services.

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Manejo general de la diabetes

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October 07, 2015 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Family Social Skills

This eight-week series is for children and their parents on understanding and practicing social skills and skill-coaching strategies. The course teaches social skills necessary for positive relationships. To register, call 949-824-2343.

October 07, 2015 06:00 PM – 07:30 PM
Medicare 101 — The Essentials
Join us for a free, informative discussion about the essentials of Medicare, including Medigap plans, deadlines, drug plans and more. Register by calling 714-456-8890.
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Introduction to Parenting Techniques
Introduction to Parenting Techniques is an eight-week community education series on understanding and applying positive behavioral strategies. Parents with children ages 6 to 12 are invited to attend. To register, call 949-824-2343.
October 07, 2015 06:30 PM – 08:00 PM
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October 08, 2015 09:00 AM – 11:30 AM