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By uclahealth • May 1, 2020

In a twisted turn of events, the same way Sheriff Cosby was able to quickly respond and serve his community, in-turn he received the same attention to care and quick response to save his life.

By uclahealth • December 30, 2019

“I came into the emergency room last night, and they told me they had to remove my appendix,” mentions 12-year-old Marco Bledo, a patient at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, who received some surprise visitors.

By uclahealth • December 20, 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, has had various imaging studies and procedures, including the placement of nine stents to open up his coronary arteries. All of this is documented in [...]

By uclahealth • September 18, 2019

In addition to the more than 180 primary and specialty care offices throughout the greater Los Angeles region, UCLA Health also has physicians who specialize in caring for hospitalized patients in

By uclahealth • September 16, 2019

Emergency Management Services brought an elderly patient to the Emergency Department after he was found wandering the streets in Santa Monica. The patient initially said his wife had dropped him off. He appeared clean and was dressed appropriately, but he was very confused and not able to tell us his [...]

By uclahealth • August 6, 2019

Electric scooters have become ubiquitous on the streets of Westwood — and everywhere else. Earlier this year, UCLA researchers reported results of a study in which they found that people involved in scooter accidents [...]

By uclahealth • June 4, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP6cx2QH87Y What is the mobile stroke unit?

Approximately every 40 seconds, someone in the United States will have a stroke and every four minutes, someone will die as a result of the disease. Against that backdrop, UCLA Health launched the first By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019

About a week ago, I developed appendicitis. I went to the UCLA ED, which was close by since I am a student at UCLA. I was a bit nervous and anxious since I have never been to an ED without a parent. The nurses [...]
By negeen • April 22, 2019
Celebrating Dr William Carol for outstanding health care practices. As a UCLA liver transplant patient, 8 years in, I feel so very blessed to have been able to be in the By Joy11 • April 22, 2019