News in 2014

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Don't be embarrassed by pelvic floor problems

October 17, 2014
Millions of women suffer silently from pelvic floor disorders. They may leak urine or be unable to fully control their bowel movements. Or they may...

What’s new in plastic surgery

October 14, 2014
Recent advances are making cosmetic surgery procedures better and more accessible than ever. But with so many choices, it can be confusing to...

High fever alone is not reason to be hospitalized

UC Irvine Health Disaster medicine specialist Dr. Kristi L. Koenig
October 10, 2014
IN THE NEWS: A high fever alone is not enough to warrant hospitalization of patients such as Thomas Eric Thomas, the Liberian man who was sent home...

For ovarian cancer, consult a specialist in gynecologic surgery and chemotherapy

UC Irvine gynecologic oncologist Dr. Leslie M. Randall
October 09, 2014
Women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer should seek out a specialist in both gynecologic surgery and cancer treatment, says UC Irvine...

Game changers in breast cancer treatment

October 09, 2014
Breast cancer expert Dr. Alice Police from UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center discusses treating early stage breast cancer with a double...

Disaster medicine experts examine Ebola preparations

October 08, 2014
UC Irvine Health experts review public health preparations for Ebola treatment in paper published in Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Dr....

Don't let depression sneak up on you

Woman taking in the sun
October 08, 2014
Depression is a hidden disease, but you don't have to suffer in silence. National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 9, and Jody Rawles, MD,...

UC Irvine Health expert discusses breast cancer on KFI

October 07, 2014
IN THE NEWS: Breast cancer expert and surgical oncologist Dr. Alice Police, director of the UC Irvine Health Pacific Breast Care Center, discussed...

SeniorHealth Center designated as patient-centered medical home

October 07, 2014
UC Irvine Health geriatrics program earns patient-centered medical home designation from national group for its team approach to comprehensive care...

Don't stick these objects in your ears

Dr. Djalilian Hamid, UC Irvine Health otolaryngologist
October 07, 2014
People stick strange things in their ears, often leading to damage. Even objects made for cleaning, like cotton swabs, can be dangerous, UC Irvine...