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Vital Signs SUMMER 2015 | VOLUME 67 UCLA Baby App In This Issue 2 What’s New at UCLA 3 In Your Community UCLA offers services and support near you. 4 Breast Cancer The new UCLA Baby app lets a woman keep track of everything during her pregnancy, from counting kicks to tracking weight and timing contractions. After entering the baby’s due date, the app will provide tips, weekly milestones, to-do checklists and introductions to the UCLA care team, as well as recommend tests and guides to classes, online support groups and breastfeeding information. The app is available for both the iPhone and Android. For more information, go to: uclahealth.org/babyapp New therapies improve outlook for women with advanced breast cancer. 6 Liver Damage Online Access 24/7 Overuse of some nonprescription pain relievers and nutritional supplements causes potential harm to liver. 7 With myUCLAhealth, UCLA Health’s online patient portal, patients can request appointments, view their medical history and most test results, request prescription refills and communicate electronically with their medical team. Patients may also designate a surrogate, such as an adult or child, to access their account. If you haven’t already signed up for myUCLAhealth, you will receive an access code during your next doctor’s or hospital visit. Help with setting up myUCLAhealth account is available 24/7; call (855) 364-7052. Organ Transplant For organ transplantation to truly be successful, potential donors need to indicate their willingness to give. 8 Q&A: UCLA Health Leadership Dr. John Mazziotta assumes new roles as CEO of UCLA Health and dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. 10 Children with Facial Deformities Coordinated care among different specialties is essential to achieve the best outcomes. For more information, go to: uclahealth.org/myuclahealth 11 Caffeine and Exercise Moderate coffee consumption can help to propel your workout and increase weight loss. 12 Community Calendar Health and wellness for the community. Get the Care You Need, Right Away UCLA Health now offers same-day appointments, in 27 specialties, Monday through Friday. In most cases, depending on the level of care you need and the time of day when you call, you’ll be seen by a physician that day. Calls before noon will be offered same-day appointments; calls after noon will be offered next-day appointments. To make a same-day appointment, call 1-800-UCLA-MD1 For more information, go to: uclahealth.org/sameday UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)