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A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) involving more than 70,000 Americans found that having a primary care physician (PCP) may improve long-term health.

People with a PCP were more likely to have a preventive health visit in the previous year and to take prescription medicines routinely. They reported [...]

By uclahealth • July 17, 2019
Year-end is a great time to reflect on our health and endeavor to improve it. But aside from the typical New Year's plans – like signing up for a gym membership or actually starting on that new diet – what should each of us be doing to put our [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • November 21, 2017
Tina Turner does it.  So does Katy Perry, Sting, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and a host of other celebrities. When not strutting the concert stage or cat walk, they’re grooving to meditation’s benefits. While celebrity isn’t a reason to try meditation, it did make me a [...]
By Roxanne Moster • December 20, 2016
Approximately 30 million Americans are living with diabetes, a chronic disease that affects how your body processes glucose (a type of sugar) in your blood. When you have diabetes, choices you make throughout your day can have a significant impact on your health. That’s why it’s important to [...]
By uclahealth • October 13, 2016