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UC Irvine Health study finds less restrictive diet may be superior to clear liquids prior to colonoscopy
May 23, 2016

Less restrictive diet before colonoscopy may yield better results than preparation with liquid diet and laxatives. More people may take advantage of colon cancer screening if less restrictive diet is an option, according to UC Irvine Health research presented at the national Digestive Diseases Week conference.

Dr. Victor Joe discusses electronic cigarette hazards
May 20, 2016

IN THE NEWS: Dr. Victor Joe, director of the UC Irvine Regional Burn Center, tells the Orange County Register that users of e-cigarettes should be cautious when charging the devices.  

Techniques for taming stress effects on the heart
May 18, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  Dr. Shaista Malik, a UC Irvine Health cardiologist and director of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, shares tips for taming the effects of stress on the heart with CBS2 news anchors Paul Magers and Pat Harvey

UC Irvine Health telestroke program extends expert stroke care to patients miles away
May 17, 2016
In its first year of operation, the UC Irvine Health telemedicine stroke program consulted on 226 patients who went to the Corona Regional Medical center emergency department with stroke-like symptoms and provided acute stroke therapy to 62 people who were diagnosed via a two-way videoconferencing and image sharing system.
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute gets $2 million to establish cornea and retina centers
May 17, 2016

The Discovery Eye Foundation – a Los Angeles-based organization that supports research, education, advocacy and treatment related to sight-threatening eye diseases – has given $2 million to the UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute to establish dedicated hubs for cornea and retina outreach programs and research.

Orange County opioid death rate reaches 10-year high
May 16, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  The number of people dying from drug overdoses in Orange County has soared to a 10-year high. The coroner’s office has identified opioids as the culprit in two-thirds of last year’s cases, ranking Orange County’s opioid death rates among the highest in California.

Team effort
May 13, 2016
Arlene Kaye

Arlene Kaye jabs the button to open the garage door at her suburban Orange County home. Sunlight floods the space, revealing that Kaye has places...

Rising to the challenge
May 12, 2016
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Tom Arai has always lived an active, healthy life. The 65-year-old former commercial real estate agent and Yorba Linda resident is especially fond...

The stress-busting benefits of tai chi
May 11, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  The benefits of tai chi are the subject of the CBS2 news special series on defeating stress, featuring Lin Shin, PhD, a professor of developmental & cell biology at UC Irvine.

Alternative approaches can help defeat stress
May 10, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  A CBS2 news special series on defeating stress features an interview with Dr. Shaista Malik, UC Irvine Health cardiologist and director of the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine. She describes how stress affects the body and how alternative treatments such as yoga, acupuncture and meditation can help relieve it.

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