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Live Well's most popular stories of 2021

December 29, 2021 | UCI Health
2021 spelled out on wood blocks with sparkles and a finger ready to flip it to 2022.

What was on your mind in 2021? 

Looking at the most popular stories of the year, our readers were concerned about COVID-19. No surprises there!

Six of our top 10 stories brought you the most up-to-date COVID-19 information direct from the UCI Health frontlines. From vaccination to leading edge therapies and research — Live Well was your trusted resource and partner in understanding the pandemic.

Thank you for your loyal readership. We're wishing you and all of your loved ones health and happiness in 2022!

And now for our top 10.

#1  Seven reasons to get a COVID-19 vaccine now ›

UCI Health nurse prepares COVID-19 vaccine for patient.

#2  Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for pregnant women? ›

Pregnant woman gets a COVID-19 vaccination.

#3  Help for COVID-19 longhauler syndrome ›

Man suffers from continuing symptoms even after recovering from COVID-19.

#4  Natural killer cells show potential to treat COVID-19 symptoms ›

Michael Nguyen participated in a UCI Health clinical trial of stem cells to combat COVID-19.

#5  UCI team readies universal coronavirus vaccine prototype for human trials ›

Professor Lbachir BenMohamed of the UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute is working to develop a vaccine that will target all coronaviruses.

#6  A digital prosthetic eye for the 21st century ›

Dr. Ian Harris demonstates the digital eye prosthetic that mimics the natural movement of the eye.

#7  Incision-less procedure saves esophageal cancer patient's life

Patrick Aurignac survived esophageal cancer thanks to an incision-less procedure developed at UCI Health.

#8  Seven ways to boost your immunity this fall ›

Mother teaches her kids how to pack a healthy lunch to build their immune systems.

#9  Coping with mommy burnout ›

Mother juggles work, child care and tutoring with three young children at home during the pandemic.

#10  Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a deadly diagnosis ›

UCI Health patient Paula Lazarus was treated for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.