Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 2:32 pm
UCLA starting defensive back Ishmael Adams was in custody today following his arrest on suspicion of robbery.
News, Health, Ucla, Video, Santa Monica
Posted Aug. 15, 2015, 8:47 am
At the third annual Superhero Day at UCLA, window washers dressed as Batman, Captain America, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and The Hulk (new this year) will descend from the roof of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA to a fifth-floor terrace to entertain and pose for photos with young patients and their families.
Posted Aug. 15, 2015, 8:10 am
This summer, while you are applying sunscreen to prevent sunburns, don’t ignore the symptoms of internal burning that we all occasionally experience and refer to as “heartburn.”
Posted Aug. 14, 2015, 9:15 am
Usually when one sees white, web-like cables descending the side of a building and there’s a red and blue clad hero at the end of them, they instantly think, “Spider-Man was here.” Well, that’s not entirely off the money.
Posted Aug. 13, 2015, 9:32 am
With Southland temperatures expected to soar again to triple-digit territory by this weekend and rise above normal on the Westside, an emergency physician at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica urges residents to take precautions to prevent heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses.
Posted Jul. 29, 2015, 9:41 am
Two years ago, Rachel Greenberg of Marina del Rey went out to run a few errands. While she was gone, her husband Glenn suffered a massive brain hemorrhage. He was immediately taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center where physicians explained he had suffered the worst kind of brain bleed.
Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 9:17 am
UCLA Health's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA, which previously ranked No. 5 in the country, tied for No. 3 this year.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:24 am
A small electrical fire broke out in a building at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering on the UCLA campus in Westwood Saturday, but it was held in check by a fire sprinkler and was out when firefighters arrived, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:08 am
Police at UCLA today were investigating an attempted strong-arm robbery of a student.
Posted Jul. 2, 2015, 12:44 pm
UCLA has offered admission to 16,027 prospective freshmen for the fall 2015 semester -- representing 17.3 percent of applicants -- along with 4,905 transfer students, the university announced today.
Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:41 am
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews today will begin installing a 36-inch water pipe at Sunset Boulevard and Hilgard Avenue near UCLA to get water to the Westside while a $9 million project gets underway at the reservoir currently serving the area.
News, Health, Ucla, Senior, Santa Monica
Posted Jun. 9, 2015, 9:30 am
Do you ever wonder why your socks leave an indentation where the elastic top rests against your skin? Could it be that your socks are too small? What’s more likely is that you have some degree of what doctors call “edema.”
Posted May. 11, 2015, 9:37 am
May is “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month,” a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy and active lifestyle and perhaps resume any New Year’s resolutions that have fallen by the “waistline.”
Posted Apr. 25, 2015, 9:35 am
Inspired to do some spring cleaning this April? Don’t forget to take stock of your medicine cabinet while cleaning out your garage or attic. Reviewing your medications with your care team to make sure they are still appropriate is vitally important, especially if you take five or more medications.
Posted Apr. 12, 2015, 12:20 pm
Student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California will be open Monday, as striking doctors and dentists from San Diego to Santa Barbara plan a midday rally at the UCLA campus during its annual "Bruin Day" open house.
Posted Apr. 11, 2015, 9:00 am
Doctors at UCLA and UC Irvine student health centers plan to go on strike today and stay off work until Wednesday as part of a labor action by physicians at all 10 University of California campuses.
Posted Mar. 28, 2015, 9:15 am
March is “National Kidney Month,” highlighting the role of our kidneys in maintaining overall health and the importance of keeping them healthy. This month’s column covers kidney health and disease and what can be done to protect these vital organs.
Posted Mar. 20, 2015, 12:08 pm
When “Newsies” opens at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood this Tuesday, March 24, there’s one performer with local roots who’s extra excited for the four-week Los Angeles engagement, as it’s a chance to sing and dance in front of plenty of friends and family.
Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 9:54 am
Another patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug that recently broke out at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, infecting at least seven patients, killing two.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:26 am
UCLA received the 11th seed in the South Region on Sunday and will begin play in the NCAA basketball tournament against sixth-seeded SMU Thursday in Louisville.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 10:00 am
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica has a new chief of chief of staff: Dr. Roger Lee, a hospitalist physician who specializes in treating patients who are hospitalized.
Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:14 am
The family of a woman who died after undergoing multiple procedures at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with a medical scope blamed for spreading a superbug sued the manufacturer of the device Wednesday.
Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:02 am
Officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center have begun notifying 179 patients that they may have been infected by an often deadly "superbug" bacteria already linked to the deaths of two UCLA patients.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:59 am
February is “American Heart Month,” as well as the month we observe “National Wear Red Day” (Feb. 6) to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its prevention.