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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...

Parkinson’s disease tamed after deep brain stimulation
August 26, 2014

After UC Irvine Health doctors performed delicate brain surgery called deep brain stimulation, Jeff Post’s hands and balance are so steady, he is once again handling his hooks and rods and enjoying his pastimes.

Choose UC Irvine Health physicians during open enrollment
August 22, 2014
UC Irvine Health offers the best in primary care, access to top-notch hospital facilities care and more than 500 world-class specialists. These are qualities that distinguish UC Irvine Health as the premier healthcare provider in Orange County.
'A good Monster'
August 19, 2014

Carolyn Bivens had recovered from breast cancer treatment when she and her husband thought it might be time for a pet. Today, Carolyn and her dog Monster are one of many pet therapy teams at UC Irvine Medical Center.

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Look Good, Feel Better

Support group for women with cancer that teaches beauty techniques to help enhance appearance and...

September 22, 2014 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Meditation for Health (4 Class Series)

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

September 22, 2014 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM
Medical Lecture Series

UC Irvine Health and the Newport Beach Public Library present a special mini-medical lecture series. This series features experts from UC Irvine Health discussing a variety of topics related to medicine. Call 949-824-0091 for more information.

September 22, 2014 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Women's Share and Care Support Group

Support and education for women diagnosed with cancer.

September 23, 2014 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Weight Management Simple Choices

Get a quick start to your weight loss by following a flexible meal plan using your choice of...

September 23, 2014 05:30 PM – 06:30 PM