Kardashian Center at UCLA Will Offer Treatment for Esophageal CancerRobert G. Kardashian—the prominent L.A. attorney who defended O.J. Simpson and sired Kim, Klohé, Kim, and Rob—died of esophageal cancer in 2003, just two months after being diagnosed with the illness. Now, to honor his memory and help prevent the cancer that killed him from claiming…
Is Urgent Care Safe? Depends on Where You GoIn February, I fractured my wrist in three places and spent two-and-a-half hours waiting to be X-rayed at UCLA’s Westwood emergency room. The next day I traveled back to Westwood to get a knuckle-to-elbow cast. Over the course of treatment, I saw one nurse practitioner, four doctors,…
How UCLA Students Fought for—and Won—the Right to Shape Westwood's FutureWestwood can feel like a college town in the midst of a big city. UCLA’s 419-acre campus is the Westside neighborhood’s centerpiece, a hub of activity with 45,428 students, graduate students, and medical residents as of Fall 2017. But until recently, very few of those…
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