Increasingly, cancer patients supplement traditional treatments with alternative therapies such as herbs, diet and acupuncture. Unconventional approaches to prevention have gained in popularity, too. But do they work?
An innovative UC Irvine School of Medicine program designed to lessen Latino healthcare disparities in California will produce its first graduates this year. PRIME-LC students will move into jobs as resident physicians and - it is hoped - herald a revolution in healthcare for a third of the state's residents.
UC Irvine health sciences students - tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals - have opened a free clinic in Tustin to provide vital primary and preventive care services and referrals for people without adequate access to healthcare.