Items Tagged ‘prenatal care’

My Son's Brain Tumor

November 29, 2017

My Son’s Brain Tumor

By uclahealth uclahealth

Last year in March, I received a call from the school nurse. Saying “C” is alright but I wanted to call because today in class he said he blacked out, didn’t know what was going on.

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Tags: autistic children, biopsy, black outs, CT scan, Dr. Aria Fallah, emergency room, ER, featured, high functioning autistic, hormone changes, hormones, infectious disease


Tips for taking control of your oral health during pregnancy

March 8, 2017

Tips for taking control of your oral health during pregnancy

By Brianna Aldrich Brianna Aldrich

Maintaining optimal oral health is important in all stages of life, but it’s even more important when a woman becomes pregnant. Pregnant women can experience negative, and often unexpected, changes in their oral health that have long-term repercussions. These can include an increase in cavities due to frequent snacking; heightened gum sensitivity and bleeding exacerbated […]

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Tags: children, children's health, dental disease, dental exam, dental radiographs, dental x-rays, Dr. Salina Massei, newborns, oral health, pregnancy, prenatal care, radiation


Grant helps OB/GYN patients get the care they need

January 3, 2017

Grant helps OB/GYN patients get the care they need

By uclahealth uclahealth

The staff at UCLA OB/GYN at West Medical strives every day to provide excellent care for its patients. A recent $50,000 grant from The Nicholas Endowment will enable them to do even more. Many of the women who receive services at this location have complex medical issues. According to Vanita Varma, nurse manager at UCLA […]

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Tags: low-income population, OBGYN, patient-assistance, prenatal care, The Nicholas Endowment, UCLA OB/GYN, women's health