Items Tagged ‘accidental injuries’

Don’t Make the ER Your Home for the Holidays

December 12, 2016

Don’t Make the ER Your Home for the Holidays

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

The holiday season brings with it a host of traditions: decorations, office parties, family gatherings, and – unfortunately – more visits to the emergency room. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently estimated that in November and December 2015, ER departments nationwide treated 14,000 injuries involving holiday decorating – an average of 230 injuries per […]

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Tags: accidental injuries, alcohol, decorating, Dr Walid Ghurabi, Dr Wally Ghurabi, emergency, emergency department, holidays, holidays and accidents, injuries, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, video


Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

October 12, 2016

Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

By uclahealth uclahealth

It’s not officially the holiday season yet, but Halloween candy is already piling up on store shelves. Indulgence (and potential overindulgence) is just around the corner. Instead of resigning yourself to letting all good habits go and planning to pick them back up in January, why not strategize now? That way, you’ll stay on schedule […]

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Tags: accidental injuries, cancer, daily routine, healthy holidays, high blood pressure, holiday season, holiday stress, liver disease, managing stress, overspending, physical activity