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Anaheim paramedic captain Joe Aldecoa, who has battled back from a severe case of COVID-19, enjoys park time with sons Ethan and Ryan.

Paramedic beats back COVID-19

December 23, 2020 | UCI Health

Anaheim fire captain and paramedic Joe Aldecoa, who routinely transported COVID-19 patients for treatment last spring, spent four weeks in... Read More

Lorin Jensen has survived more than 13 years after being diagnosed with brain cancer thanks to his treatment at the UCI Health Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program.

Surviving brain cancer

December 17, 2020 | Valerie Elwell

Lorin Jensen has survived 13 years with a deadly brain tumor thanks to the relentless efforts of pioneering UCI Health neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela... Read More

Respiratory therapist Vita Susin is the first frontline UCI Health caregiver to receives a COVID-19 vaccination.

Hope in a vial

December 16, 2020 | Aaron Orlowski

The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines arrived at UCI Medical Center and within hours the first doses were injected into the arms of a phalanx of... Read More