Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar unveils a statue of himself at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Hospitalized Briefly While Recovering From Quadruple Bypass

Former Lakers and UCLA center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was briefly hospitalized again Wednesday, just a couple of weeks after undergoing a quadruple coronary-bypass surgery.

04/29/2015

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18-Year-Old Patient Sues Medical Device Maker Over Superbug Outbreak

An 18-year-old patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug which broke out recently at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, which infected at least seven patients and killed two.

02/25/2015

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President Of UCLA Health System To Step Down To Take Pennsylvania Job

The president of UCLA’s health system will step down May 1 to take on a similar position in Pennsylvania, university officials said Monday.

02/23/2015

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UCLA Medical Center Staff To Conduct Ebola Training Exercise Amid Increasing Scares

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center staff will practice diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms during a “big exercise” Friday.

10/13/2014

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Venice Lightning Strike Survivor: Learn CPR And Save A Life

A Venice Beach doctor who was struck by lightning says learning CPR can save a life.

08/28/2014

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UCLA Student Dies Days Before Graduation While Waiting For Lung Transplant

Loved ones Saturday plan on celebrating the life of a 21-year-old UCLA student who passed away while waiting for a lung transplant at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

06/06/2014

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3 Southland Hospitals Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100

Three LA hospitals were named Wednesday among the nation’s top 100 by Becker’s Hospital Review.

04/02/2014

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Young Mom Who Hemorrhaged After Giving Birth Meets 7 Strangers Who Saved Her Life

A young mother who nearly died from massive bleeding after giving birth met the seven strangers who helped save her life.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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UCLA Kidney Transplant Recipients, Donors Unite For Holiday Celebration

About 100 UCLA kidney transplant recipients and their donors united on Monday for a holiday celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2013

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Alleged LAX Gunman’s Condition Upgraded To Fair

Doctors have upgraded the condition of the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2013

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TSA Agent Killed, 6 Injured In LAX Shooting

A suspect was in custody Friday following a shooting at Terminal 3 at LAX, CBS News Correspondent John Miller reported.

11/01/2013

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Man Wounded In LAX Shooting Is Identified As School Employee

A 29-year-old man has been identified as one of the injured in Friday’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2013

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‘CSI’ Actor, Musician Brad Carter Raising Funds For Album Before 2nd Brain Surgery

A Hollywood actor and musician who played guitar live during an “awake” brain procedure in May is crowd-funding his first album before he goes under the knife again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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4 Southland Hospitals Fined For Serious Errors In Patient Care

Four Southland hospitals were fined Thursday after investigations discovered that they didn’t comply with licensing requirements, which caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

Police are looking for the driver of this vehicle wanted in a deadly hit-and-run accident. (credit: CBS)

Deadly Hit-And-Run Crash Reported In South LA

A man was hit and killed Saturday evening crossing Crenshaw Boulevard in Hyde Park.

07/20/2013

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