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Med Student Accused Of Taking iPad From Dying Patient

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 10.08.2014 | College

Natalie Packer was a patient at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center undergoing treatment for breast cancer last summer when she went into cardiac ar...

How These Teens Thanked The Hospital That Saved Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.19.2014 | Teen

Orange County's Girl Scout Troop 413 "may be the only in America with two liver transplant recipients," but it's not the battle scars that set members...

Amazingly Simple Technology Could Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Breast cancer doctors at UCLA Medical Center are testing a new device that could make a huge difference in how patients react to chemotherapy. It'...

Affordable Care Act

Ira Israel | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Ira Israel

T.S. Eliot in "The Hollow Men" thought that the institutions of our society would transition "not with a bang but a whimper." I appreciate President Obama's intentions regarding health care but I fear that the Affordable Care Act might be that whimper.

LOOK: The 12 Best Medical Schools

Posted 01.07.2013 | College

If you're ambitious, genius and settle for nothing but the best, then one of the world's best medical schools could be right for you. The Academic...

Can LSD Cure Depression?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

Janeen Delany describes herself as an "old hippie" who has smoked plenty of marijuana. But she never really dabbled in hallucinogens -- until two year...

Janell Ross

Latino Health: An Unsolved Mystery

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.11.2011 | Latino Voices

Jonah Garcia is a social worker with what may be one of the toughest gigs in the country. Garcia is a program director at La Clinica de Familia Do...

Is 'Carmageddon' Just A Bunch Of Hype?

AP | JOHN ROGERS and DAISY NGUYEN | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The alarms have been sounded and the preparations have been made. Now, only two questions remain: Will "Carmageddon," the shutdow...

Death Panels Real and Imagined

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The closest thing to real death panels that operate in this country are not run by a bunch of government bureaucrats but by a bunch of corporate bureaucrats who work deep inside U.S. insurance companies.

Death Panels: Fact and Fiction

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Yes, death panels do exist. They exist inside the big health insurance corporations that every day make decisions on whether or not people enrolled in their health benefit plans will get the care their doctors believe might save their lives.

Putting the 'Care' Back in Health Care -- the UCLA Transformation

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Goulston, M.D.

When I firsthand experienced their caring and learned that UCLA Health System's mission is "seeking to heal humankind, one patient at a time" I needed to hear more.

In Search of the Moderate Muslim: It Takes an Ummah

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Until moderate Muslims find each other, 'find the other hand,' and start a global response, nothing less than a cacophony of figurative clapping, we will remain as we are now: voiceless.

Tadamasa Goto's Liver Transplant Profiled: How Yakuza Boss Got New Liver At UCLA (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired a report by Lara Logan on the puzzling liver transplants received by Japan's top crime bosses at UCLA Medical Center. Betw...

Our Health Care System Needs More Than Just Fixing

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Olivia Rosewood

Our health care system doesn't need to be fixed, because it wasn't working. Our health care system needs a complete systemic make over.

My Opinion: Michael Jackson's Grave (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Michael Jackson's life has always been a contradiction of outlandish oddity and pinpoint perfection. Now in death, with the unknown location of his body, the enigma continues.

The Day the '80s Died

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Henry Flood

It has been thirty years since the 1980's began with the death of disco and a frowning Ayatollah Khomeni returning to Tehran and embarrassing President Jimmy Carter with his arduous hostage standoff.

Ex-UCLA Worker Pleads Guilty To Selling Celebrity Medical Records

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A former employee of UCLA Medical Center pleaded guilty Monday to selling information from the medical records of celebrities and ...

Celebrity Medical Records In Massive UCLA Breach

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — More than 120 workers at a Los Angeles hospital looked at celebrities' medical records and other personal information without perm...

Justin Chambers Talks About Sleep Disorder, Is Photographed Unconscious At Bar

People, Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Grey's Anatomy" heartthrob Justin Chamber checked into UCLA's psych ward in January to treat his sleep disorder. And although he was recently photogr...

Britney Spears Gets Hospital Workers Fired

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — UCLA Medical Center will fire some employees and discipline others for snooping at the confidential medical records of Britney Spe...

Britney's Life In The Hospital: A Padded Room & Cigarette Breaks

People | Julie Dam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Britney Spears's 72-hour psychiatric hold at the UCLA Medical Center has expired as of Sunday morning - but the singer is still hospitalized. Legal a...

'Grey's' Star Justin Chambers Checked Into UCLA Psych Ward For Sleep Disorder

TMZJu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ has learned actor Justin Chambers, Dr. Alex Karev on "Grey's Anatomy," checked himself in to the psych ward at UCLA Medical Center this week. Yes,...

Britney Spears Rushed To Hospital, Put In Mental Hold

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Update: Britney spent her first day in a mental hold with her parents, and requested a meal from In-N-Out Burger. Meanwhile, her new therapist has bee...