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NICU cuddler holding premature infant

Cuddlers help preemies to thrive

April 14, 2016 | UCI Health

They coo. They hold. They provide human touch. The volunteer “cuddlers” of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provide comfort to... Read More

test tubes filled with  blood

What do your lab test results mean?

June 01, 2017 | Steve Tischler

When you visit your doctor for a routine physical, the protocol often includes a small blood draw and a urine sample. Why? What tests are run? What... Read More

Woman looking at urine sample

What color is your urine?

March 17, 2016 | UCI Health

If your urine is clear or yellow, you can be mellow. But other colors — as well as unseen qualities — can warrant a trip to the doctor. Read More