The UCLA study is particularly timely because the groups have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
Political and moral victories sometimes go hand in hand. But not always. This election has exposed more than one split.
New data from the California Health Interview Survey also covers health topics related to social media, sexual violence and veterans.
The group, whose 11 partners include seven UC campuses, will work to overcome challenges and barriers to prevention, treatment and vaccination.
Research brief: Before the ACA, a new study shows, 35.6% of the lowest-income families experienced burdensome costs, but this fell to 23.7% post-ACA.
UCLA researchers are making data available ahead of their typical publication in an effort to aid the state’s pandemic response.
A UCLA health policy brief recommends the expansion of Proposition 63 programs and services to address the unmet needs.
Homeless people are more likely to be put on ventilators for respiratory infections than non-homeless
Research brief: The study used data on 20,000 people hospitalized for influenza in New York.
A UCLA-led research team analyzed data from Los Angeles and Indianapolis since the stay-at-home restrictions began.
The pandemic has highlighted our existing health disparities. Good data can prevent them from widening, says UCLA’s Ninez Ponce.
Families continue to demand aggressive medical treatment for loved ones, even when they know it isn't likely to help.
Research brief: A UCLA study also suggests that more work remains to be done to protect U.S. families from high medical costs.
Thomas Rice of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health on health insurance systems around the world.
Census undercount of Latinos could cost L.A. dearly in funds for critical health and social services
If 10% of the Latino population were not included, Los Angeles County could lose out on over a half billion dollars.
The latest nicotine delivery system seemed like the answer to a smoker’s prayer. Then UCLA scientists started asking questions about vaping.
Research brief: There were no differences in outcomes for common surgical procedures between surgeons trained at foreign medical schools or the United States.
The results also show key findings in non-cigarette tobacco use, mental health and well-being.
The lack of coordination among doctors, social workers and other health providers has been one of the health system’s longstanding challenges.
Researchers developed a simulation model, which allows users to predict the care setting individuals will select, based on their characteristics.
Research brief: The findings suggest a need to change how records are kept because electronic medical records are used to inform decisions about patient care and to generate bills.
A UCLA study found that 13.7% of Latinos in California remain uninsured. Latinos also have the lowest job-based coverage rates out of all racial and ethnic groups.
A UCLA study found that many countries have taken important steps to align national laws with a 2006 treaty, but others have not gone far enough.
Eliminating routine but low-value preoperative tests for cataract surgery patients associated with cost savings
UCLA researchers compared testing and costs for patients undergoing cataract surgery at two Los Angeles hospitals.
The paper, which was presented to state lawmakers, will guide the conversation about expanding coverage as the state takes steps to revamp the system.
California teens who volunteer and engage in civic life are healthier, aim higher in education, study finds
Researchers discover a significant gap by race and income between those who are interested in and those who participate in civic activity.