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Dr. Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD, shares insight from the new study

By Alana Prisco • October 7, 2020

Tips for Pregnant Women Amidst Coronavirus

By uclahealth • March 5, 2020

Ramadan begins on Monday, May 6, 2019 and ends on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Millions of people from around the world will be recognizing this Islamic holy day through prayer and dawn to dusk fasting. Fasting can be done safely if you take the necessary precautions— especially for those with certain medical conditions. If [...]

By uclahealth • May 1, 2019
“I was so impressed by the midwives who took care of me when I was having my children that I decided sitting with women in labor and helping them give birth would be a lovely career,” says Elizabeth Keit, a certified nurse midwife at [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
Dear Doctors: We live on a lake in Minnesota where mosquitos are a way of life. Now that Zika has come to the United States, are we at risk? The spread of the Zika virus to the [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 9, 2018
Dear Doctor: My daughter took her kids to the pediatrician the other day for their chickenpox vaccinations. Now, because I had chickenpox as a child, she's after me to get a shingles vaccine. What is shingles, and what's the connection to chickenpox? Dr. Elizabeth Ko [...]
By Ask the Doctors • February 26, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a new warning about the use of anesthesia and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women. If you’re planning to schedule surgery or another procedure that requires sedation, [...]
By uclahealth • February 22, 2017