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Firefighters lead Fill the Boot campaign to raise funds for UC Irvine Health burn center
November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving weekend fundraiser supports sending young burn survivors from the UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center to summer camp. The program can be life-changing and enhances the recovery for children. Many survivors suffer from scald injuries, one of the top causes of burn wounds to children in Orange County. 

How to keep the 'happy' in the holidays
November 24, 2014
Happy couple

Roast the turkey. Bake the pies. Decorate the house. Buy the gifts. The list goes on. Sometimes the demands of the holiday season can run rampant...

UC Irvine physician tests popular toys to warn parents about hearing damage
November 22, 2014

Popular toys are louder than ever this holiday season but parents can take steps to protect their children’s hearing, UC Irvine Health expert Dr. Hamid Djalilian tells The Orange County Register. Djalilian says parents can reduce the sound that reaches their children’s ears by placing tape over the toy’s speaker.

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.
UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center receives funds for critical training
November 21, 2014

The UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center has received a $5,594 grant from SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services and Fireman's Fund Insurance...

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.

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.

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Upcoming Classes & Events

Early Pregnancy

For pregnant women and their birth partners in the first 3-4 months of pregnancy, but may be...

November 26, 2014 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin...

November 27, 2014 05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Fill the Boot
Join the Costa Mesa Fire Department as they collect donations for the annual Fill the Boot campaign to raise money for the UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center.
November 29, 2014 07:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Fill the Boot
Join the Costa Mesa Fire Department as they collect donations for the annual Fill the Boot campaign to raise money for the UC Irvine Health Regional Burn Center.
November 30, 2014 07:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Joint Replacement - Hip or Knee

This class is for you if you are having your hip or knee replaced. In this class, you will learn...

December 01, 2014 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM