- UCLA community engagement program partners with MiOra and Compton schools to expand diabetes prevention program.
- Students, certified as diabetes prevention program coaches, will conduct educational [...]
When most people think of fat, they think of what medical experts refer to as white fat, or the fat [...]
I knew that I needed to get a procedure done to remove a large nodule in my neck about 5-6 years ago. I went to see an endocrinologist and had a biopsy done a couple of times that revealed that it was not cancerous. I talked to a naturalist doctor [...]
When it comes to achieving optimal health, research shows that following preventive care guidelines for vaccinations, disease screenings and cancer screenings is the best way to get there. The following graphic shows some of the vaccinations, lab tests and screenings recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services [...]
Dear Doctor: I read that dementia rates are going down due to rising education levels, but I don't have a college degree. Should I be more worried than most? Robert Ashley, MD, is an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, [...]
Dear Doctor: A news report recently said that statins are underused. I'm 50 with normal cholesterol. Should I take one just in case? Dear Reader: Statins, [...]
Dear Doctor: Does outlook really matter when it comes to lifespan, as a recent study suggested? I'm not a wet blanket, but I don't have a relentlessly sunny disposition either. Dear Reader: Let's say it's a gray, cloudy Monday morning. You're [...]