chronic illness

Preventative measures against worsening conditions

By uclahealth • April 27, 2020

Dear Doctor: If I received the flu shot in September, am I still protected from the flu in March?   That's a very good question – and the answer depends, in part, on your current health. The flu season normally [...]

By Ask the Doctors • May 14, 2018

I first saw Dr. Rajan Saggar, a pulmonologist, in 2010 for follow up lung transplant care when I was making the transition from a pediatric hospital to adult care. I am so grateful that Dr. Saggar made the transition easy for me by listening to what I wanted and working [...]

By susan11 • March 30, 2018

No child wants to spend days in the hospital, let alone weeks or months. Yet that’s the reality for many pediatric patients battling chronic or life-threatening conditions at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. “When [...]

By uclahealth • December 5, 2016