The Checkup

Three days after delivering at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Brittani Clark, a pediatric nurse practitioner, brought in her newborn daughter, Nia, for her first ...

By uclahealth • January 9, 2020

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

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 ...

By uclahealth • September 16, 2019

Gideon and Tara Blumstein both work in medicine: he is a surgical resident in orthopaedics at UCLA, and she is an occupational therapist at USC. ...

By uclahealth • June 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 highlightsUCLA Health has more than 170 medical offices throughout greater Los Angeles.A wide variety of services are offered in Santa Clarita, including primary care, ...

By uclahealth • April 29, 2019

Patient Jim Fros poses with his gastroenterologist, Dr. Ara Kardashian and his oncologist, Dr. Sandy Liu at the UCLA Health Encino ...

By uclahealth • March 21, 2019

Colonoscopy is the preferred colon cancer screening test. It takes 15 to 30 minutes to complete, and is performed at an outpatient surgical center or ...

By uclahealth • March 12, 2019

Colon cancer is highly preventable and treatable. Yet more than 140,000 people are diagnosed with—and more than 50,000 people die from—colon cancer each year in ...

By uclahealth • March 11, 2019