News in 2014

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High fever alone is not reason to be hospitalized

UCI Health Disaster medicine specialist Dr. Kristi L. Koenig
October 10, 2014
IN THE NEWS: A high fever alone is not enough to warrant hospitalization of patients such as Thomas Eric Thomas, the Liberian man who was sent home...

For ovarian cancer, consult a specialist in gynecologic surgery and chemotherapy

UC Irvine gynecologic oncologist Dr. Leslie M. Randall
October 09, 2014
Women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer should seek out a specialist in both gynecologic surgery and cancer treatment, says UCI Health...

Game changers in breast cancer treatment

October 09, 2014
Breast cancer expert Dr. Alice Police from UCI Health Pacific Breast Care Center discusses treating early stage breast cancer with a double...

Disaster medicine experts examine Ebola preparations

October 08, 2014
UCI Health experts review public health preparations for Ebola treatment in paper published in Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Kristi...

Don't let depression sneak up on you

Woman taking in the sun
October 08, 2014
Depression is a hidden disease, but you don't have to suffer in silence. National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 9, and Jody Rawles, MD,...

Recognizing and treating ear infections

Treating ear infections
October 07, 2014
Ear infections are one of the most common ailments among toddlers and young children, but can be a health concern for all ages. Dr. Emily Grant,...

UCI Health expert discusses breast cancer on KFI

October 07, 2014
IN THE NEWS: Breast cancer expert and surgical oncologist Dr. Alice Police, director of the UCI Health Pacific Breast Care Center, discussed cancer...

SeniorHealth Center designated as patient-centered medical home

October 07, 2014
UCI Health geriatrics program earns patient-centered medical home designation from national group for its team approach to comprehensive care for...

Don't stick these objects in your ears

Dr. Djalilian Hamid, UCI Health otolaryngologist
October 07, 2014
People stick strange things in their ears, often leading to damage. Even objects made for cleaning, like cotton swabs, can be dangerous, UCI Health...

Ebola virus is unlikely to become a terrorist weapon, UC Irvine disaster medicine expert says

UCI Health disaster medicine expert Dr. Carl Schultz
October 06, 2014
IN THE NEWS: Dr. Carl Schultz, director of disaster medical services at UC Irvine Medical Center, says fear that the Ebola virus could be spread by...