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By uclahealth • April 24, 2020
Dear Doctors: Our elderly father is now seeing several specialists, all of whom have prescribed medications. My brothers and I are worried about how many pills Dad has been told to take, and the fact that these doctors don't seem to be consulting with one another. How do we make [...]
By Ask the Doctors • March 24, 2018
I had an endocrinologist that I liked that was monitoring my hyperthyroidism but she moved away. I had new nodules but every 6 months there were more. Dr. Livhits had seen me and said no need for surgery at that time [...]
By Syd • September 8, 2017
Pharmacists do more than dispense pills. They are an important, but often under-utilized, part of your healthcare team. In honor of National Pharmacist Day on January 12, here are five ways your pharmacist can help support your health and well-being: 1. See the big picture. You may be [...]
By uclahealth • January 11, 2017
Chances are good your doctor has ditched the paper files and switched over to electronic health records (EHR). The use of digital records is becoming more and more commonplace. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 80 percent of doctors’ offices were using electronic records in 2013, and [...]
By uclahealth • November 12, 2016
In June, autopsy results were released for music icon Prince, who was found dead April 21 at his Minneapolis-area home. The results confirmed Prince died of an overdose of fentanyl, a powerful prescription painkiller that’s part of the opioid family. Sadly, Prince was just the latest victim in [...]
By uclahealth • July 22, 2016