The discrepancy in California records leads to wasteful follow-up outreach, but the solution is hampered by legal issues.
Health + Behavior
Despite stronger fears of being a victim of gun violence, California immigrants far less likely to own firearms than citizens
UCLA survey finds fewer gun owners among Latino immigrants; Asian immigrants are more worried about becoming gun-violence victims.
UCLA psychologists found the dynamics of people’s emotions mold otherwise neutral experiences into memorable events.
A UCLA study shows these facilities are much less likely than others to offer the full range of core cancer services.
Three UCLA student veterans share their stories of immigration and their passion for medical science.
The new online tool brings all of UCLA’s health, well-being and social resources under a single tent.
UCLA’s new Rosenfeld Hall will play a pivotal role in training the next generation of medical professionals and improving care for patients.
UCLA experts and colleagues explain how cultivating meaning and direction helps youth build motivation and resilience.
The facility was made possible by a $20 million gift from donors Eugene and Maxine Rosenfeld.
Romance or nomance? Adolescents prefer to see less sex, more friendships, platonic relationships on screen
UCLA report finds nearly half of those surveyed think sex and romance are too prominent in film and TV.
The renowned psychologist was honored, in part, for her “groundbreaking research into mental health and the power of human connection.”
“By blending science and transformative awareness-raising, this collaboration is helping to save lives,” said life sciences dean Tracy Johnson.
A UCLA Dentistry–led team has received a $5 million federal grant to develop an effective, non-addictive synthetic cannabinoid.
The academy cited Moreno as “one of most influential young Latino academic leaders in family medicine and health care.”
If also true for humans, targeted microbiome improvements might help promote fetal health during pregnancy.
A UCLA study shows that in 2022, nearly half of California adults had used these services over the previous year.
The newest California Health Interview Survey highlights high rates of food insecurity, hate incidents and difficulties accessing health care.
“The findings have far-reaching impacts toward creating an anti-racist society and a health care system that treats patients more equitably,” one researcher said.
In a new study, UCLA psychologists confirmed that lower jersey numbers make football players look thinner.
Immune checkpoint blockade has been ineffective for treating glioblastoma; UCLA-led research may reveal why.
The finding is from a multicenter study co-led by Dr. Antoni Ribas and a team of UCLA researchers.
The discovery was made possible by UCLA-developed nanotechnology.
A new UCLA Health study shows why many predictive algorithms miss identifying children at risk of self-harm.
A UCLA study identified an “addressable weakness” related to patient consent paperwork.
Parks After Dark, which launched in 2010, has even helped reduce crime, according to a UCLA evaluation.