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WINTER 2014 | VOLUME 61
Now Open in Redondo Beach
In This Issue
2 What’s New at UCLA
Experts urge women not to delay
seeking consultations for
4 Herceptin & Breast Cancer
Anticancer drug Herceptin
dramatically changes course for
women with high levels of
6 Fish-Oil Supplement
Consuming fish oil may safely and
effectively provide health benefits
for certain conditions, but experts
caution it is not a cure-all.
7 Atrial Fibrillation
Even if experiencing symptoms,
many people are unaware they have
atrial fibrillation until faced with
serious health problems.
Addressing 8 Q&A: Eating Habits Children’s
Poor Expert offers strategies to address
poor eating habits in children and
adolescents. 514 North Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
(310) 937- 8555
• Internal Medicine
Cardiology The healthcare services of UCLA are now available at our new office in Redondo Beach.
Experience UCLA’s renowned primary care and specialty services, located conveniently
nearby. Now you can have access to the doctors, expertise, cutting-edge research and
breakthrough medical procedures of UCLA, closer than ever.
For more information about our Redondo Beach office, go to:
uclahealth.org/redondobeach UCLA Launches Center for Military Medicine
The Ronald A. Katz Center for Collaborative Military Medicine at UCLA will work with the
U.S. military to address the unique challenges of healing and caring for the nation’s most
critically wounded warriors. It is the first university-based center for military medicine on the
West Coast. The center will be a nexus for UCLA’s research projects and services designed
to help America’s servicemen and servicewomen, and will help to foster collaborations and
partnerships both within the university and between UCLA and the military to increase our
nation’s ability to care for wounded veterans.
For more information about the Ronald A. Katz Center for Collaborative Military Medicine
at UCLA, go to: uclahealth.org/militarymedicine
Certified nurse-midwives offer women
with low-risk pregnancies the same
level of safety as they would receive
with a physician.
11 Sports Physicals
Sports physicals offer an important
opportunity to screen for a variety
of conditions that could place young
athletes at risk.
12 Community Calendar
Health and wellness for
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Covered California health-insurance-
exchange marketplace. To find out about
how to select a plan that includes a UCLA
doctor, go to: uclahealth.org/coveredca
or call our Physician Referral Service at