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News in 2011

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Hand hygiene can minimize effect of daily germ exposure

Hand Hygiene
October 25, 2011
Gas pumps, buttons on ATM and vending machines, escalator rails, mailbox handles and parking meters are among the dirtiest, most germ-covered...

Greater need for prenatal care in Orange County

Dr. Manuel Porto
October 19, 2011
IN THE NEWS: An Orange County Register article about the county’s high rate of cesarean sections noted that the procedure often increases...

UC Irvine psychiatrist wins Sarnat Prize for research on mood disorders

October 19, 2011
Dr. William E. Bunney, distinguished professor of psychiatry & human behavior at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, has been awarded the...

Assessing an older adult’s condition before considering assisted living

Dr. Steven Tam
October 18, 2011
IN THE NEWS: The Los Angeles Times asked doctors to address what people should consider when making the decision to place a loved one in an...

Cramer says clock is ticking for post-stroke therapy, rehabilitation

Dr. Steven Cramer
October 17, 2011
Robots may extend the post-stroke race against the clock, according to a presentation by UC Irvine neurologist Steven Cramer, MD, during a meeting...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons honors UC Irvine’s Dr. Mark E. Linskey

Dr. Mark Linskey
October 07, 2011
UC Irvine’s Dr. Mark E. Linskey has garnered the Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ Distinguished Service Award for his outstanding...

Could liposuction have health benefits?

Malik Shaista, MD
October 06, 2011
IN THE NEWS: Though liposuction is a cosmetic surgery, the Orange County Register reports on a study that concludes the procedure may have health...

Dr. Garg to discuss eye diseases on Healthy OC

Dr. Sumit Garg
October 05, 2011
Dr. Sumit Garg, medical director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC Irvine, will appear this week on Healthy OC to discuss the latest...

UC Irvine Medical Center receives Gold Plus Award for heart failure care

Dr. Dawn Lombardo
October 03, 2011
The American Heart Association has honored UCI Health for providing the highest levels of care for people suffering from heart failure. The...

Dr. Kain discusses proper use of anesthesia drugs

October 01, 2011
IN THE NEWS: CNN interviewed Dr. Zeev Kain, professor with UC Irvine’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, about the proper...