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UC Irvine Medical Center recognized for heart failure program

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December 16, 2010

The American Heart Association has recognized the UC Irvine Health commitment to the highest standards of care for heart failure patients. The Get...

Medical students team up with seniors to promote healthy living

December 15, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Southern California Public Radio’s KPCC-FM tagged along while two UC Irvine medical students visited an older patient as part...

O.C. doctors push to lower C-section rates

December 03, 2010

IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Manuel Porto is among the leaders in giving pregnant women the choice to deliver naturally, even after...

UC Irvine Medical Center is recognized for its commitment to organ donation

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December 02, 2010

UC Irvine Medical Center recently received a Silver Medal of Honor from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its role in...

Placebo effect or athletic performance enhancement?

December 01, 2010

IN THE NEWS: The Orange County Register interviewed John Heydt about whether or not the hologram wristbands sold by the millions to enhance...

CT scans and the risk of radiation

December 01, 2010

IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine’s Dr. Carl Schultz, professor of emergency medicine and director of research at the Center for Disaster Medical...

Fortier receives grants to study pediatric, neonatal pain

November 30, 2010

Michelle Fortier, PhD, of UC Irvine’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, has received grants to fund research into easing...

UC Irvine’s Dr. Kruse talks about concussions on KPCC radio

November 23, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Dr. David Kruse, co-founder of UC Irvine’s Comprehensive Sports Concussion Center, discussed head injuries and youth sports...

UC Irvine study finds sensory stimulation could prevent brain damage from stroke

November 22, 2010

IN THE NEWS: The Los Angeles Times reports on a UC Irvine finding that tickling rats’ whiskers allows the animals to regain full cognitive...

Taking aim at deadliest cancer

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November 08, 2010

Each year, lung cancer kills nearly 160,000 Americans, more than breast, colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancers combined. Its incidence rate...

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