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New offices open in Newport and Corona

UC Irvine Health Newport and Corona locations
June 02, 2016
UC Irvine Health continues to open new outpatient offices throughout the region to provide patients with convenient, high-quality care.

Pursuing safer pregnancies

Pursuing safer pregnancies
May 19, 2016
As national leaders in maternal-fetal medicine, UC Irvine Health researchers are spearheading projects in cardiovascular disease and pre-eclampsia that promise to make pregnancy and childbirth healthier and safer for both mother and baby.

UC Irvine Health panel of experts share insights into women’s health and wellness

May 10, 2016

Three leading experts in women’s health issues share their insights into latest advances that help promote successful midlife transitions during monthly lecture at Newport Beach Central Library on May 23.

UC Irvine Medical Center only area hospital to fully meet national standards for maternity care

UC Irvine Medical Center sign
May 05, 2016

Looking for a hospital to deliver your baby? The Leapfrog Group's ratings of maternity care quality puts UC Irvine Health at the top among local hospitals. 

UC Irvine Health Susan Samueli Center hosts annual Women’s Wellness Day

April 22, 2016

The 14th annual Women’s Wellness Day hosted by the UC Irvine Health Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine on May 13 is an educational opportunity for women who want to learn more about integrative healthcare. This year’s theme is “All About You – Mind, Body, Spirit.”  Advanced registration is requested.

Do cranberry supplements help fight urinary tract infections?

April 22, 2016

IN THE NEWS:  When it comes to preventing urinary tract infections, not all cranberry supplements are created equal, researchers say. Dr. Deborah Wing, director, maternal-fetal medicine, UC Irvine Health, believes that cranberry products are more effective in preventing, rather than treating, a UTI.

UC Irvine Health maternal-fetal medicine clinic now open at Corona Regional Medical Center

April 13, 2016

UC Irvine Health and Corona Regional Medical Center today announced the opening of a high-risk pregnancy clinic. The UC Irvine Health high-risk pregnancy program provides the consultation services of perinatologists (high-risk pregnancy specialists) and neonatologists (experts in the care of high-risk newborns) in certain cases.

Doctors say rising rates of mastectomy cause for concern

Dr. Alice Police, UC Irvine Health breast specialist
February 25, 2016

IN THE NEWS: Between 2005 and 2013, breast cancer rates remained constant, but the number of mastectomies increased by 36 percent, according to federal data.  UC Irvine Health surgical oncologist Dr. Alice Police tells the Orange County Register this rising trend in mastectomies is based on fear and lack of education. 

More surgery not always the answer for breast cancer

February 22, 2016

UC Irvine Health breast expert Dr. Alice Police says a new analysis of the increase in mastectomies as a treatment for breast cancer is troubling. Police believes this increase is partially due to mistaken patient perception that mastectomy has a lower rate of cancer recurrence. 

Ultrasound can be more useful than mammography for diagnosing breast cancer in some women, study shows

feigmammographyblog
December 30, 2015

IN THE NEWS: UC Irvine Health breast imaging expert Dr. Stephen Feig finds the results of a recent study showing that ultrasound is more effective in detecting some types of breast cancer to be encouraging. 

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