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By uclahealth • April 16, 2020

“I tell parents when I first meet them that they’re going to become experts in the heart,” smiles Kristen Ethridge, a pediatric nurse practitioner with ...

By uclahealth • February 21, 2020

High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) and high cholesterol are two factors that increase your risk for developing heart disease or heart failure. Now, ...

By uclahealth • February 3, 2020

“I wasn’t able to carry my own children, walk upstairs or carry a bag,” recounts 35-year-old Edgar Pacheco, who was born with a congenital ...

By uclahealth • September 30, 2019

“One of the great things about this conference, and something that I always find beautiful, is that the patient perspective is felt,” says Daniel Chambers, program manager

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, causing 1 in 4—or just over 600,000—deaths each year. Stroke is the fifth ...

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019

Howard Brenner had his first heart attack at 41, and soon after, became a UCLA Health patient. In the past 20-plus years, Brenner, now 67, ...

By uclahealth • September 18, 2019

“Our mission as the UCLA Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Therapy Team is to ensure our patients with complex cardiac conditions and weakened hearts have ...

By uclahealth • May 13, 2019

“Our number one hope is that the 200 or so referring physicians, cardiologists and internists are being updated with the protocols that we are currently ...

By uclahealth • May 13, 2019

“The Heart Failure Symposium is an opportunity to give physicians in the local area and beyond an opportunity to come and have a day of ...

By uclahealth • May 13, 2019