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By uclahealth • July 2, 2020

Giving birth during COVID-19: “Birthing may be different, but different doesn’t mean something isn’t good,” says Dr. Sridhar.

By Jane Murcia with Photos from Nick Carranza • June 23, 2020

Updated Information from UCLA Experts

By uclahealth • March 10, 2020

Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop in the uterus and can range in size from that of a pea to as large as a watermelon. Having fibroids is quite common: 70 to 80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids during their lifetimes — and the likelihood of developing fibroids increases as a woman [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

Within a woman’s pelvis are the many organs that make up the reproductive system, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus and vagina.  Gynecologic cancer — the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells — can develop in any one of the reproductive organs.

Early detection saves lives

All women are at risk for gynecologic cancer [...]

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

A recent study of postmenopausal women age 50 to 79 in the United States found those who consumed two or more artificially sweetened beverages per day were at a higher risk for the most common type of stroke — ischemic [...]

By uclahealth • May 21, 2019
Every January, millions of Americans make resolutions or set goals they are unlikely to keep or accomplish. They vow to lose weight, eat healthier or start exercising, only to see those resolutions fall by their waistline. Or they may resolve to [...]
By Ted Braun @TedBraunUCLASM • January 9, 2019
“I’m a Santa Monica mother, so I’m excited to bring this opportunity to my community,” says Erin DeTura, a nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “We moved our clinic from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood to [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
“My grandfather was a physician and my mother was a lactation consultant, so I knew I wanted to go into women’s health,” says Eyelle Sacher, a certified nurse midwife at UCLA Health. “In college, I took an elective called Women’s Childbirth and [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
“We moved May to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica,” says Shadman Habibi, lead nurse midwife for the UCLA Nurse Midwives group. “It’s been very exciting. Our clients have loved giving birth here. There are a lot [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018