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More than half of UCLA hospital executives are women, far ahead of the national trend

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 9, 2022

Also, additional tips on sticking to your goals when the New Year excitement begins to fade

By Chayil Champion • December 30, 2021

Regardless of age, both quarterbacks leave many in awe over their mental and physical abilities

By Chayil Champion • February 5, 2021

Public health specialists stress the importance of wearing masks

By uclahealth • December 3, 2020

UCLA researchers are working to decrease illness severity in COVID-19 patients

By uclahealth • November 24, 2020

Overcoming the challenges of learning from home

By uclahealth • November 24, 2020

Secondhand smoke is smoke inhaled when someone nearby lights up. The health risks associated with secondhand cigarette smoke, such as lung disease and cancer, are well understood. But does exposure to secondhand marijuana (cannabis) smoke cause similar concerns? Health effects of secondhand cannabis smoke Because of marijuana’s illegal status at the [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are close to 840,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children every year in the U.S. The groups most commonly at risk for brain injury are children age 0 to 4 and adolescents age [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. Every week over 1,000 Americans die from it. Currently, one in ten people diagnosed with colorectal cancer is under age 50. According to digestive diseases specialist Lynn Connolly, MD, colon cancer has been on the rise in people under age 50 for several [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a lesser-known disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of breast cancer diagnoses, and 10% of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. It gets its name because of the red, swollen look the breast develops, despite no injury or infection. What is inflammatory breast cancer? IBC [...]

By uclahealth • October 19, 2020