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Valentine’s Day

“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, [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

“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 [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020
“She was the one who fell in love with me and I have never regretted being married,” says Rudolph Loebel, who found out he needed a trans-catheter aortic valve replacement and that his wife, Rachel Loebel, needed one as well. “They operated on me and my wife on exactly [...]
By uclahealth • February 14, 2018
Did you give your beloved a paper heart this Valentine’s Day? Think beyond cards and chocolate and make a pact with your partner to focus on heart health, too. Getting in shape together is a great way to reduce your risk of heart disease. Regular [...]
By uclahealth • February 21, 2017
While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, your heart may be pining for something else. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it is a great time to look at the state [...]
By Roxanne Moster • February 14, 2017