New research shows Californians who are in good health with little mental distress are more likely to consistently vote in local and national elections.
Researchers analyzing medical records detected an unexpected jump in respiratory illnesses at UCLA Health facilities at the end of last year.
The unit “will help us build a safer, cleaner and more equitable city and world,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Q&A with UCLA’s Ninez Ponce and alumna Karla Thomas on how these overlooked communities fight to be seen amid the pandemic.
Research brief: The findings highlight the need for better policies and data collection to prevent racial disparities from getting worse.
A UCLA-led team found that of 106 subjects who had a particular strain of the infection, all were cured with a single dose of ciprofloxacin.
Donors who test positive for antibodies will be eligible to donate plasma to a UCLA clinical trial aimed at helping hospitalized patients.
Low-income adults are less likely than their wealthier counterparts to receive timely care like regular checkups, even if they have dental insurance.
Research brief: Nearly two-thirds of children born to Zika-infected mothers tested positive for the virus, according to a study done in Brazil.
A UCLA report highlights the need to protect essential workers and expand economic assistance in high-poverty areas.
A study led by UCLA mathematicians and scientists highlights the dangers of a major COVID-19 spike after the removal of health precautions.
A policy brief calls for the creation of a national rapid-response team to guide schools as they weigh in-person, online or hybrid learning models.
Researchers at UCLA and USC found exposure to gas burnoff at oil and gas production sites is associated with a 50% greater risk for preterm births.
The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation has offered wide-ranging guidance on the statewide mandate to test drinking water for lead.
A UCLA study found that more than half of countries don’t protect workers who report discriminatory treatment based on race or ethnicity.
The UCLA COVID-19 Behind Bars Data Project tracks issues involving the pandemic and mass incarceration in prisons and jails.
A large percentage of users of both products are also underage, according to new research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Research brief: A study shows that the proportion of vaccinated adolescents is higher in most states that require students to receive the vaccine.
Kathryn O’Neill of UCLA's Williams Institute discusses how pre-existing health conditions, poverty and discrimination create a volatile mix.
Seven days a week, UCLA volunteers staff a well-being call-in line, offering support, resources and a compassionate ear.
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.
UCLA is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 and departments are working closely with local, state and national officials.
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Marc Suchard will co-lead the effort, which has received funding from the National Institutes of Health.
As professors were forced to change how they teach, the Fiat Lux seminars provided a platform to also change what they taught to help students understand the crisis.
Faculty leaders voice their support for those fighting to end state violence against people of color
The heads of academic units dedicated to social justice renew their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service are not complicit with the expansion of the police state.