Warrior Skye

Warrior Skye

“Skye is a Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, or JMML pediatric cancer survivor,” reveals Talia Savren-McCormick, mother to four-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick.


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Spirit of Giving

Spirit of Giving

“What do you say to people who saved your life?” wondered 39-year-old Tyler Bacon before speaking and meeting many of the blood donors during the [...]


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Are You Stroke Savvy?

Are You Stroke Savvy?

“We’re looking at people’s risk for stroke and heart attack by doing a basic quiz,” explains Pamela Nye, the stroke coordinator and clinical nurse [...]


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Donating Blood Truly is Life Saving

Donating Blood Truly is Life Saving

“Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is a level one trauma center, which means we are tasked with maintaining and safeguarding a blood supply


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A MARVELous Birthday Surprise for Patient at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital

A MARVELous Birthday Surprise for Patient at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital

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UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital Chase Child Life Specialist, Megan Pike had an extraordinary idea to help celebrate the 18th birthday of patient — and Marvel [...]


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Father and Daughter Shared Cancer Journey Ends at Dodger Stadium

Father and Daughter Shared Cancer Journey Ends at Dodger Stadium

When Luis Diaz was diagnosed with leukemia at age 16, he never imagined that his daughter would face a similar battle more than a decade later.

Luis’ daughter, [...]


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Thriving Body, Happy Mind

Thriving Body, Happy Mind

“UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind is a program that really enhances kids who aren’t affiliated with sports,” explains Brandy Peacock, PE and softball coach [...]


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41 Years Later, Still Cancer Free

41 Years Later, Still Cancer Free

“It’s been 41 years since my transplant,” recalls 74-year-old John Frey, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when he was 31-years-old. John shared his medical [...]


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Breast Cancer Scare

Breast Cancer Scare

“In January, I found a lump in one of my breasts,” recalls 22-year-old Summer Mendell, whose doctor advised her to get a
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Healing the Invisible Wounds

Healing the Invisible Wounds

“I was part of a female engagement team, and we were helping an all-girls school that had been blown up by the Taliban rebuild,” recounts [...]


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Finding Identity Again

Finding Identity Again

“When I lost my arm, I felt like I lost my identity,” admits 46-year-old Darius Johnson, who was an infantryman and squad leader in the [...]


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Thankful for Love:  Intensive Care Unit Wedding Ceremony Brings Joy to Grieving Family

Thankful for Love: Intensive Care Unit Wedding Ceremony Brings Joy to Grieving Family

The bride looked beautiful in her wedding dress, soft music welled in the background, and her father stood ready by her side.  But instead of [...]


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