A person with diabetes tests his blood sugar level. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

High rate of diabetes in California increases health costs

WESTWOOD (CNS) – Nearly a third of hospital patients at least 35 years old in California have diabetes, adding $1.6 billion annually to healthcare costs in the state, according to a study by the UCLA […]


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UCLA: Older men with prostate cancer don’t benefit from aggressive treatment

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Treating older men with early-stage prostate cancer who also have other serious underlying health problems with aggressive therapies such as surgery or radiation therapy does not help them live longer and […]


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UCLA officials propose diversity class requirement

LOS ANGELES (AP) – University of California, Los Angeles officials are proposing that most undergraduate students be required to take a class in racial cultural, gender or religious diversity in order to graduate. The Los […]


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UCLA rejects Sterling’s $3 million gift

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – UCLA officials said today they are rejecting a $3 million donation pledge Clippers owner Donald Sterling recently made to the university for kidney research, saying the racially charged comments he made […]


Fielding to step down as LA County public health director

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Los Angeles County’s public health director, announced today that he plans to retire after 16 years with the county. “I have decided to leave when a successor, whom […]


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It’s time for ‘March Madness’

The 64-team bracket is now set and March Madness can officially begin. Phil and Penny talked about the Road to Arlington with NBC Sports College Basketball Insider Vin Parise.


Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking after receiving the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Sept. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Clinton at UCLA for lecture and to receive medal

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to deliver a lecture at UCLA and receive the university’s highest honor today, one day after arriving in the Southland for a […]


UCLA head coach Jim Mora cheers his team on during warmups prior to an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

UCLA inks Mora to extension, fends off Washington

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA agreed to a six-year extension with football coach Jim Mora on Tuesday night, putting him under contract through 2019. The Bruins moved swiftly to fend off any potential advances from […]


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Bruins beat Trojans 35-14

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Brett Hundley passed for 208 yards and rushed for two touchdowns, leading No. 22 UCLA past No. 23 Southern California 35-14 Saturday night and winning the crosstown showdown for the second […]


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Unhappy meals ? young kids and fast food

A large number of young children, 2 to 5 years old, are eating fast food at least once a week. Researchers at the Public Health Institute were surprised by the findings. Phil and Lisa discussed […]





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