injuries

  Thinking about using one of those ubiquitous motorized scooters to zip around town in Santa Monica, Westwood or another area? Before you hop aboard, you should take precautions and learn the rules of the road to prevent potentially serious injuries, says the lead emergency physician [...]
By Ted Braun @TedBraunUCLASM • July 26, 2018
Dear Doctor: Can olive oil be used topically to aid healing? Olive oil has been used since ancient times as a cosmetic and to aid skin healing.  The ancient Egyptians used it as an anti-wrinkle potion; the Romans used it as [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 12, 2018
Dr Wudka is what everyone looks for in a doctor. She treats her patients with such kindness and individual attention. After being involved in a traffic accident she took the time to deal with my dizziness and injuries although they were not immediately apparent. She [...]
By Maureeni • March 27, 2018
The holiday season brings with it a host of traditions: decorations, office parties, family gatherings, and – unfortunately – more visits to the emergency room. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently estimated that in November and December 2015, ER departments nationwide treated 14,000 injuries involving [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • December 12, 2016
Even in familiar surroundings, we need to constantly be looking for dangers around us throughout our day. Keeping an eye out for hazards can help you identify and avoid them before an injury occurs. Looking at the world through this safety lens can help you protect yourself and those [...]
By uclahealth • June 20, 2016