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Health screenings through the years
January 29, 2015
As you go through life, your health changes and so should your healthcare. Getting the right screenings and preventive services at the right time can help you stay healthier longer. Call 877-UCI-DOCS (877-824-3627) to schedule your checkup today.
UC Irvine Health burn center to accept contributions for victims of apartment fire
January 22, 2015

The UC Irvine Burn Survivor Fund will accept contributions to help the family of Maricela Sanchez defray funeral expenses. Maricela, 20, and her...

Things not to say to someone who has had weight-loss surgery
January 21, 2015
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IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine Health bariatric surgery expert Brian Smith, MD, discusses "do's" and "don'ts" of talking to people about their weight-loss surgery in an interview with Health Magazine. Although many weight-loss patients are open about their experiences, there are still some questions that are simply insensitive or inappropriate to ask, whether or not you realize it.

Patient unable to swallow food finds relief in POEM
January 16, 2015
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UC Irvine Health expert Dr. Kenneth Chang uses a novel, scarless approach called POEM to treat the rare swallowing disorder achalasia. Procedure ends patient's years of involuntarily regurgitating food. 

Innovative surgery widens constricted airway, allows patient to breathe freely
January 16, 2015

Donna Kindred came to UC Irvine Health expert Dr. Sunil Verma for help after life-threatening condition called subglottal stenosis that narrowed her airway was misdiagnosed and improperly treated. Verma performed a minimally invasive procedure that used a laser and a balloon to dilate the airway. Kindred is now able to breathe more easily than she has in years.

UC Irvine Health hosts annual inflammatory bowel disease educational conference
January 13, 2015

UC Irvine Health invites the public to learn more about a painful and increasingly common condition at the 8th Annual Inflammatory Bowel Disease...

ER doctor discusses food poisoning cases
January 09, 2015
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IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine's Dr. Carl Schultz discusses food poisoning symptoms as Orange County health officials investigate a local bakery whose cakes may have sickened nearly 40 people. 

UC Irvine Health expert discusses vaccines as more measles cases reported in Orange County
January 09, 2015
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IN THE NEWS: Epidemiologist Dr. Shruti Gohil answers vaccine questions in light of an outbreak of measles cases reported among children in Orange County.

UC Irvine Health expert to discuss unique treatment for breathing disorder on The Doctors
January 09, 2015
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IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine Health voice, swallowing and breathing expert Dr. Sunil Verma will appear on the nationally syndicated The Doctors TV show to discuss a novel treatment for tracheal stenosis, a potentially life-threatening condition in which a patient's airway becomes too narrow to breathe properly.

Update on 2014–2015 seasonal flu
January 06, 2015
Seasonal flu update

The 2014-2015 influenza vaccine may not provide complete protection from the most common flu strain now in circulation, but evidence suggests that it still may reduce the severity and duration of symptoms, UC Irvine Health infectious disease expert Dr. Shruti K. Gohil said.

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