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“I had some spots on my face,” says Hatsumi Nomura, a new patient at UCLA Health Pacific Palisades. “They recommended

By uclahealth • August 2, 2019

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) involving more than 70,000 Americans found that having a primary care physician (PCP) may improve long-term health.

People with a PCP were more likely to have a preventive health visit in the previous year and to take prescription medicines routinely. They reported [...]

By uclahealth • July 17, 2019

Community healthcare works best when patients can access medical care in a location that is easy to get to and close to where they live or work. UCLA Health now has more than 170 community practices located throughout the greater Los Angeles region, and more than three dozen primary care offices.

By uclahealth • June 13, 2019

Story highlights

  • UCLA Health has more than 170 medical offices throughout greater Los Angeles.
  • A wide variety of services are offered in Santa Clarita, including primary care, cardiology, obstetrics & gynecology, pain management, radiology and cancer care.
  • Santa Clarita's Tourney Road office offers weekend and evening hours and urgent care services.

About three [...]

By uclahealth • April 29, 2019
My Primary Care Physician makes me feel I am her only patient at every exchange, whether in the office or through the portal. Her skill set is matched by her interpersonal skills. She has created a trust in her abilities as a Physician & confidence in her recommendations. She keeps [...]
By Grandpa • April 22, 2019
Jim Frost, 57, is an avid hiker, who spends hours each week on local trails. He is also a [...]
By uclahealth • March 21, 2019
Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men and women in the United States. But there is good news. Unlike other types of cancer, colon cancer has [...]
By uclahealth • March 7, 2019
On Feb. 22, 2016, Michael Bannon was taking his daily morning bike ride when tragedy struck. Somewhere along his one hour route through Santa Monica, Bannon, [...]
By uclahealth • January 17, 2019
About 30 million people in the United States, or 1 in 10, have diabetes. Most have Type 2 diabetes, which may be preventable and takes years to develop as blood sugar levels increase. On the path to Type 2 diabetes, many people are first diagnosed with a reversible [...]
By uclahealth • January 16, 2019
We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer in our lifetimes. In many cases, that risk increases with age alone. But other factors are also at play. Non-modifiable risk factors are [...]
By uclahealth • January 14, 2019