Items Tagged ‘chronic conditions’

Pediatric Infusion Center: A space to heal and learn

July 11, 2017

Pediatric Infusion Center: A space to heal and learn

By uclahealth uclahealth

The boat is the first thing kids notice when they come to the Pediatric Infusion Center at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. Dina’s Beach, as the front-desk area is known, is named for a former patient whose family donated funds to make the infusion center a more enjoyable place for kids and parents. The tropical theme, complete […]

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Tags: antibiotics, biologic therapies, blood transfusions, cancer, central-line blood draws, chemotherapy, child life specialist, chronic conditions, Dina’s Beach, infusion center, intravenous therapies, nursing


Should I expand my Meatless Monday to include the rest of the week?

October 13, 2016

Should I expand my Meatless Monday to include the rest of the week?

By Roxanne Moster rmoster

With my stomach growling one recent Monday, I ended up at our hospital cafeteria for a tasty and filling lunch.  As I entered the cafeteria, I noticed a sign with the headline “Eat less meat.  Good for your body, your mind and your wallet.” Well, I’d heard of “Meatless Mondays” before, but never really stopped […]

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Tags: cancer, carbon footprint, cardiovascular disease, chronic conditions, colon cancer, diabetes, green practice awards, greenhouse gases, healthy recipes, meatless, meatless monday, nutrition