https://youtu.be/3mgkWK0208c UCLA Health hosted a special virtual conversation on November 5, 2020, with Dr. Anthony Fauci, a world leader in infectious diseases and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Judith Currier, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at [...]
"An unprecedented time for health care systems in our country.” Spisso discussed COVID-19 along with Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Most adults would prefer to age in place—that is, remain in their homes as long as [...]
https://youtu.be/Zza5PugWgzE Ovarian cancer patients need better treatment options. Finding those options has become the life work of UCLA gynecologic surgeon Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh. With support from the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center, Memarzdeh is moving ever closer to a clinical trial for a combination therapy [...]
When it comes to Vitamin D, doctors seem to be unreasonably certain about its benefits. In a study published online recently in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, UCLA researchers found that physicians conveyed with certainty to their patients a host of information about the vitamin, [...]
As an emergency room doctor who’s no stranger to crisis – and, as a result, the media -- I’m frequently asked to weigh in on news while it’s still developing, before anyone has any answers, much less all of them. To that end, I’ve now been asked several [...]
If you’ve ever contemplated becoming a vegetarian, check out how eating a plant-based diet isn’t just good for your health; it’s good for Earth’s health. Dana Hunnes, a UCLA dietitian, provides some compelling reasons to get on the vegetarian bandwagon on Earth Day, April 22. She notes [...]