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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.

News, Ucla, Westwood

Striking Doctors, Dentists To Picket Outside UCLA Campus In Westwood Monday

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.

News, Health, Ucla

Doctors At UCLA, UC Irvine Student Health Centers Go On Strike

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.

Dr. Alia Tuqan 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, Santa Monica, Columnist

Filtering The Facts On Kidney Health

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.

Nico Jesus (to the right of “Jack Kelly” leaning on the wagon) stars in “Newsies”.

Seven Days, Theater, Ucla, Santa Monica, Hollywood

UCLA Grad Nico DeJesus To Star In “Newsies” On Stage At Pantages Theatre

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.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica, Courts, Westwood

Another Patient Sues Medical Device Maker Over Superbug At UCLA Medical Center

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.

Sports, Ucla, Basketball

UCLA To Open NCAA Tournament Against Southern Methodist

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.

Dr. Roger Lee has been elected chief of staff for 2015 at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

New Chief Of Staff Elected At UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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.

News, Health, Ucla

Lawsuit Blames Medical Scope For Spreading Superbug At UCLA Medical Center

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.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla

Nearly 200 Patients May Have Been Exposed To Often Deadly "Superbug" Bacteria

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.

Dr. Hong-Phuc Tran 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

All About Aging: A Heartfelt Message For February

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.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

UCLA Police Investigate Rape At Fraternity House

Posted Feb. 5, 2015, 7:56 am

UCLA police today were investigating report that a woman was raped at a fraternity house over the weekend.

News, Awards, Ucla, Film

“How to Train Your Dragon 2" Wins Top Honor At Annie Awards

Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 11:52 am

“How to Train Your Dragon 2″ won the top honor at Saturday night’s 42nd annual Annie Awards presented by the International Animated Film Society at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center Doctors To Strike In Westwood

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:49 am

Doctors who work at UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center and colleagues at three other UC campuses will hold a one-day strike tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices.

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.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica, Columnist

Putting A Medical Spin On Dizziness

Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:23 am

Whether it was too many turns on the dance floor, the boat ride to Catalina or that glass of champagne at a New Year’s party, dizziness is a feeling that affects everyone at one time or another. Dr. Maija Sanna

Latest UCLA news.

Sports, Ucla, Basketball, Usc

UCLA's Dave Meyers, USC's Alex Hannum Selected For Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor

Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:38 am

Dave Meyers, a starting forward on UCLA's 1975 NCAA championship team, and the late Alex Hannum, the most valuable player on USC's 1947-48 team, were among the 12-member 2015 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor announced today.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Most Applied-To Four-Year University In The Country

Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 12:16 pm

More than 112,000 prospective students applied for admission to UCLA for fall 2015, again making the Westwood campus the most applied-to four-year university in the country, the university announced today.

Former UCLA coach Dick Vermeil.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Westwood

Rose Bowl Hall of Fame To Induct Dick Vermeil, Knute Rockne, Ki-Jana Carter Today

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:07 am

Former UCLA coach Dick Vermeil, Legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne, and former Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame today. Rockne, Vermeil, Ki-Jana Carter to be Inducted Into

Dr. Sonja Rosen is a board-certified geriatrician with the top-ranked UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, call 310.319.4371.

Health, Ucla, Holiday, Santa Monica

A Healthy Approach To Holiday Eating

Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:24 am

With the arrival of Hanukkah, followed by Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day, there is likely to be no shortage of calories between the latkes, ham, turkey, and tamales!

News, Ucla, Football, Westwood

UCLA's Kendricks Wins College Football's Lott IMPACT Trophy

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:33 am

Eric Kendricks on Sunday became the second consecutive UCLA linebacker to receive The Lott IMPACT Trophy, awarded to college football's defensive player of the year who best exemplifies the IMPACT acronym.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Man's Body Found In Apartment Building In Westwood Near UCLA

Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:48 am

The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood near UCLA is being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.

Sports, Ucla, Water Polo, Usc

UCLA Edges USC For NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship

Posted Dec. 8, 2014, 9:18 am

Top-seeded UCLA defeated six-time defending champion USC, 9-8, Sunday in the championship game of the NCAA National Collegiate Men's Water Polo Championship at UC San Diego, with Gordon Marshall scoring the winning goal with 34 seconds to play.

Sports, Ucla, Water Polo, Usc

UCLA, USC To Play For NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship

Posted Dec. 7, 2014, 9:15 am

Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC will play for the NCAA National Collegiate Men's Water Polo Championship today at UC San Diego.

Sports, Los Angeles, Ucla, Santa Monica, Water Polo, Usc

UCLA, USC To Play Separate NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship Semifinals

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:28 am

Top-seeded UCLA will face UC San Diego in the opening semifinal of the NCAA National Collegiate Men's Water Polo Championship while six-time defending champion USC will face Stanford in the second semifinal today at UCSD.

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