University of California San Francisco recently released two studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association that have e-cigarette users up in arms and their adversaries wagging fingers saying, "I told you so!" One study claims that e-cigarettes are more likely to make adolescen ... More >>
Three UC Irvine scientists have been named recipients of the prestigious 2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Awards, which comes with $2.3 million each for five years to help fund their respective research in vaccinations, the adult brain and gene regulation. Aaron Ess ... More >>
See Update No. 2 on page 2 about employee absenteeism being up significantly but surgeries only being slightly down, with UCI Medical Center officials vowing, "We're taking care of the patients we need to take care of." Update No. 1 on the next page has UC official claiming the two-day strike of pat ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 23, 10:24 A.M.: UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake has issued a statement where he says that he is "appalled" by the police response to peaceful demonstrators on other campuses as witnessed in recent YouTube videos. The brutal actions violate UC policies, procedures and the sense of ... More >>
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UPDATE, AUG. 2, 5:24 P.M.: Dr. Pathik D. Wadhwa (pictured here) was lead author of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences paper describing UCI's research into stressed-out moms and their faster-aging children. It's a wonder Wadhwa has time to write anything given all he specializes i ... More >>
KamravaUPDATE, JUNE 6, 8:08 A.M.: An administrative law judge previously said Michael Kamrava, Octomom Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor, should keep his medical license, but the California Medical Board overruled that recommendation last month.So, Kamrava has turned to another judge, this one at ... More >>
Edwin Goei/OC WeeklyAnQi's basic $9 pho. Pretty good, but will $4,991 in gourmet ingredients (and some cash for charity) make it better? We would hope. The pho experience is anything but fancy, and that's just fine for all of us at SAFII. Tarnished napkin holders, murky ice water, tattered booths ... More >>
KamravaUPDATE, MAY 5, 1 P.M.: The California Medical Board should revoke the license to practice of Dr. Michael Kamrava, the fertility doctor for La Habra single mother of 14 Nadya Suleman, the "Octomom," a state prosecutor urged today.State Deputy Attorney General Judith T. Alvarado contends rev ... More >>
Update: A UC Irvine spokesperson denies that there were any detentions and says that campus police have only been taking reports. Nine UC Irvine students were detained by campus police in the past week for chalking--that is, writing messages on outdoor ground surfaces with sidewalk chalk. The fi ... More >>
A hallucinogen called ibogaine has helped addicts kick heroin, meth and everything in between. Is it the trip that does the trick?
Dr. Michael Kamrava is the one facing a Medical Board of California this week that could revoke or suspend the Beverly Hills fertility specialist's license to practice medicine, but it seems as if La Habra's Nadya Suleman is on trial in Los Angeles as well.Today's bombshell: Octomom's medical re ... More >>
Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.
The longest-running study of same-sex couples concludes the children of lesbian parents outscore their peers socially and academically.Results of the National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study leave no doubt as to the success of lesbian couples as parents, according to a University of California, ... More >>
Twin physicians again surfing in U.S. Open