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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

News, Health, Ucla, Brentwood

$1 Million Gift Will Support UCLA Research On Advanced Lung Disease

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:35 am

Philanthropists Michael and Linda Keston of Brentwood have made a gift of $1 million to the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

A $10 million gift to UCLA from Wendy and Leonard Goldberg is largest ever to support migraine research.

News, Ucla, Westwood

$10 Million Gift To UCLA To Support Migraine Research

Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 9:02 am

UCLA Health Sciences has received a $10 million gift, most of which will support multidisciplinary research on migraine, a debilitating neurological disorder that affects 36 million in the United States.

Dr. Wally Ghurabi, medical director of the Nethercutt Emergency Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Ho, Ho, Uh-Oh: Santa Monica ER Doctor Offers Tips On Safe Holiday Decorating

Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 7:13 am

Rickety rungs on ladders and tipsy tree trimmers are two of many factors that can lead from happily decking the halls and rooftops to not-so-festively donning stitches and casts.

For the seventh year, more than a dozen firefighters from the Santa Monica Fire Department came to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica on Monday to distribute toys – with help from Santa – to sick kids. See story on page B4.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica

Firefighters Deliver Joy At UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

Posted Dec. 18, 2015, 9:28 am

For the seventh year, more than a dozen firefighters from the Santa Monica Fire Department came to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica on Monday to distribute toys – with help from Santa – to sick kids.

Dr. Hong-Phuc Tran is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood.  For more information, visit www.uclahealth.org or call 310.319.4371.

News, Health, Ucla

UCLA Geriatrician On Dealing With Holiday Depression

Posted Dec. 6, 2015, 8:35 am

The holiday season can be delightful for many, but for others, it can be a sad and stressful time. Several of my patients have lamented recently, “I hate the holidays. They are so depressing!”

The UCLA-USC football game will be played today at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Usc

UCLA, USC Play For Berth In Conference Championship Game

Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 9:50 am

The UCLA-USC football game will be played today at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, with the winner advancing to next Saturday's Pac-12 Football Championship Game.

Pauley Pavilion.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA To Celebrate Pauley Pavilion's 50th Anniversary Sunday

Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 9:45 am

UCLA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pauley Pavilion Sunday, including offering tickets in several sections of the arena's upstairs level for $3.50, the price of a ticket for a game in the 1965-66 season.

Dr. Maija Sanna is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, visit www.uclahealth.org or call 310.319.4371.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

An In-Depth Look At Lung-Cancer Screening

Posted Nov. 7, 2015, 7:51 am

Breathing. We do it 24-7 without even thinking about it. Our lungs are constantly bringing fresh oxygen to our bodies and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Since October was “Healthy Lung Month” and November is “Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” now is a good time to review the importance of lung health and discuss lung-cancer screening and prevention.

Dr. Grace Chen is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit uclahealth.org.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica

The Bare-Bones Facts About Osteoporosis

Posted Oct. 28, 2015, 6:00 am

October is most commonly associated with breast-cancer awareness, with so many people wearing pink – pink ribbons, pink t-shirts, even pink football gear! But this month is also an ideal time to talk about osteoporosis because “Bone and Joint Action Week” was observed Oct. 12- 20 and “World Osteoporosis Day” occurs today, Oct. 20.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Authorities Search For UCLA Assault Suspect

Posted Oct. 24, 2015, 9:36 am

Police at UCLA remain on the lookout for a man who assaulted someone at a campus facility on Thursday night.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Study: Life On Earth Likely Existed 4.1 Billion Years Ago

Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 2:35 pm

A UCLA study released today says life on Earth likely existed at least 4.1 billion years ago, which is 300 million years earlier than previously believed.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Ucla, Police Department

UCLA Starting Defensive Back Ishmael Adams In Custody On Robbery Charge

Posted Aug. 31, 2015, 2:32 pm

UCLA starting defensive back Ishmael Adams was in custody today following his arrest on suspicion of robbery.

Superheroes met with children on Tuesday after they descended from the roof down from washing windows at Mattel Children’s Hospital Westwood.

News, Health, Ucla, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Superhero Window Washers Fight Grime At Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA

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.

Dr. Grace Chen is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit uclahealth.org.

News, Health, Ucla

The Other Burn To Prevent This Summer

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.”

Superheroes met with children on Tuesday after they descended from the roof down from washing windows at Mattel Children’s Hospital Westwood.

News, Health, Ucla

Superhero Window Washers Fight Grime At UCLA

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.

Dr. Wally Ghurabi is medical director of the Nethercutt Emergency Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Santa Monica Physician Offers Tips For Residents To Beat The Heat

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.

At the dedication ceremony led by the Rev. Karen Schnell, director of spiritual care at UCLA Health, a plaque was unveiled by Richard Azar, executive director of general services at UCLA. The plaque reads: “Lovingly placed by their family and friends, each medallion in this fountain commemorates an individual who gave the gift of life and health to others through organ, eye and tissue donation.”

News, Health, Ucla

UCLA Health Fountain Honors Donors Who, At Time Of Death, Gave Life To Others

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.

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is located at 1250 16th Street.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Health's Santa Monica, Westwood Hospitals Named To Best Hospitals Honor Roll

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.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Fire Department, Ucla, Westwood

Electrical Fire Breaks Out On UCLA Campus In Engineering Building

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.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Ucla, Westwood

Police Investigate UCLA Strong-Arm Robbery Of Student

Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:08 am

Police at UCLA today were investigating an attempted strong-arm robbery of a student.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Stats For Fall 2015 Semester: 16,027 Prospective Freshman Offered Admission

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.

Latest LADWP news and updates.

News, Ucla, Westwood, Ladwp

Construction Begins On New Water Pipe Near UCLA

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.

Dr. Maija Sanna is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood.  For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit www.uclahealth.org.

News, Health, Ucla, Senior, Santa Monica

Getting A Leg Up On Lower-Extremity Swelling

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.”

Dr. Grace Chen is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit uclahealth.org.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Time To Get Moving; Renew Commitment To Resume New Year's Resolutions

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.”

Dr. Heather Bennett Schickedanz is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, call 310.319.4371 or visit www.uclahealth.org.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Spring Cleaning Your Medicine Cabinet

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.

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