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As UCLA Health has expanded and opened primary and specialty care medical offices throughout Southern California, we have also grown our hospital network, and placed [...]
By uclahealth • August 9, 2018
The health risks of heat are no joke. From 1999 to 2010, more than 9,000 people died in the U.S. alone due to heat illnesses. Dr. Mark Morocco, a clinical professor of emergency medicine at [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • July 6, 2018
Every day, thousands of patients visit hospital emergency rooms with chest pain and worry that they’re having a heart attack. Or they have numbness in an arm and worry about a stroke. In some cases, patients aren’t worried but really should [...]
By Phil Hampton • March 16, 2018
With music festivals surging in popularity – it seems a new one pops up every week – it's high time to talk about health and safety at these events. From Coachella to Bonnaroo to EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival), festival-goers need to stay alert and stay healthy so they [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • June 20, 2017
  Challenging more than a century of medical tradition, a UCLA doctor is exploring whether antibiotics can be an effective alternative to surgery for treating appendicitis. Dr. David Talan, an emergency medicine and infectious diseases specialist at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, [...]
By Phil Hampton • March 21, 2017