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News in 2013

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Family healthcare
December 20, 2013
Californians without affordable health insurance through their employer or another program may be eligible to buy coverage through the state's new...

Food influences metabolism through circadian rhythms

December 19, 2013
A high-fat diet doesn't simply put on pounds, it can change how the internal body clock regulates metabolism, UC Irvine scientists have found.

Overcoming throat cancer

Brad Hadley
December 18, 2013
It was a total shock to Brad Hadley, a health-conscious 54-year-old, when a lump in his neck turned out to be throat cancer. Throat cancer is...

Are some toys too loud for children's ears?

December 18, 2013
IN THE NEWS: Yes, UCI Health ear specialist Dr. Hamid Djalilian tells the OC Register. Because hearing loss can begin early in life, the...

Q&A: How do clinical trials help cancer patients?

clinical trials
December 18, 2013
Clinical trials test new medical treatments, conducted in the quest to develop more effective ways to treat or even cure diseases. UCI Health is at...

How much is too much? The role of alcohol in injuries

December 17, 2013
The next time you trip over a step and find yourself sitting in the emergency room nursing a sprained ankle, don’t be surprised if someone...

Pack a protein punch in your breakfast

December 17, 2013
Americans may think they consume plenty of protein, but newer research highlights the beneficial effects of consuming more protein than the...

Do you drink too much? Take the test

December 17, 2013
People don’t know what an actual serving size of alcohol amounts to, says Christy Carroll, RN, UCI Health trauma injury prevention...

Living with Crohn's disease

December 17, 2013
When his Crohn's disease flared again at age 50, Cary Goronkin turned to the specialists at UC Irvine Medical Center.

10 ways to protect your skin during the winter

Protect your skin
December 17, 2013
With winter weather here, now is the perfect time to begin changing your daily habits to prevent dry, chapped skin. Bathing five to 10 minutes in...