Items Tagged ‘UCLA Health’

From the Basketball Court to the Hospital Room: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Donates 900 Safety Goggles to UCLA Health

April 7, 2020

From the Basketball Court to the Hospital Room: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Donates 900 Safety Goggles to UCLA Health

By Jane Murcia Jane Murcia

NBA All-Star Legend Makes Generous Contribution Amidst Pandemic

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Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, donation, featured, goggles, healthcare professionals, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA, UCLA Health


Child Life Specialists Begin Using Telemedicine to Reach Hospitalized Children During COVID-19

April 3, 2020

Child Life Specialists Begin Using Telemedicine to Reach Hospitalized Children During COVID-19

By Jane Murcia Jane Murcia

Technology Bridges Gap for Patients & Medical Staff

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Tags: child life specialist, childrens health, coronavirus, COVID-19, featured, pediatrics, UCLA Health


How Parents Should Manage Children's Screen Time During COVID-19

April 3, 2020

How Parents Should Manage Children’s Screen Time During COVID-19

By uclahealth uclahealth

Mandatory Lockdowns May Increase Computer Usage Among Kids

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Tags: children, computer use, coronavirus, COVID-19, featured, pediatrics, technology, UCLA Health


Lost Your Sense of Smell? Five Things You Should Know

March 30, 2020

Lost Your Sense of Smell? Five Things You Should Know

By Elaine Schmidt Elaine Schmidt

Questions Regarding Symptoms of Covid-19

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Tags: coronavirus, COVID-19, featured, smell, symptoms of covid-19, UCLA Health


Can Ibuprofen Worsen COVID-19? An Expert Offers the Truth.

March 20, 2020

Can Ibuprofen Worsen COVID-19? An Expert Offers the Truth.

By Elaine Schmidt Elaine Schmidt

The Effect of Pills on Coronavirus Patients

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Tags: coronavirus, featured, ibuprofen, infectious diseases, UCLA Health


Jim James: Clinical trial at UCLA gives hope to patient with metastatic melanoma

February 28, 2020

Jim James: Clinical trial at UCLA gives hope to patient with metastatic melanoma

By Denise Heady Denise Heady

Jim James, an engineer, husband, and father of two teenagers, has always been a “look on the brightside” kind of guy. So it was no surprise when he was diagnosed with advanced melanoma in 2018 that he remained positive and grateful to everyone who crossed his path. “There really wasn’t ever a moment that I […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer free, cancer survivor, cancer treatment, Dr. Antoni Ribas, featured, immunology, melanoma, UCLA Health


Sharing, Talking, Hugging Leads to Healing After a Loss

February 24, 2020

Sharing, Talking, Hugging Leads to Healing After a Loss

By uclahealth uclahealth

Deaths of polarizing figures in our society yield moments of grief, reflection, and unity

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Tags: coping with grief, featured, kobe bryant, UCLA Health


Big Sib/Little Sib Valentine's Day

February 21, 2020

Big Sib/Little Sib Valentine’s Day

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We’re having all the Big Sibs and Little Sibs come together to make Valentine’s Day cards and eat cookies,” explains Lauren Matsuno (not pictured), a second-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The Big Sib/Little Sib program matches incoming students or Little Sibs, to second-year students, or Big Sibs. “We wanted […]

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Tags: featured, medical students, UCLA Health, Valentine’s Day


Galentine's Day

February 21, 2020

Galentine’s Day

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I’m six cards deep and going strong,” laughs Nardeen Dawood, a second-year medical student making Valentine’s Day cards. “I started out making one or two, but I realized I should make cards for more of my friends. I’m trying to spread some love on Valentine’s Day. I’m going to the Santa Monica beach to watch […]

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Lucky in Friendship

February 21, 2020

Lucky in Friendship

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I received a bunch of Valentine’s Day cards. I’m so lucky,” grins Shaz Moghadam (Pictured 2nd from right), a first-year student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. “They’re from my closest friends here, but I consider them my family. We all met during intro week, and I’m so grateful to have met […]

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Tags: featured, medical students, UCLA Health, Valentine’s Day