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You may not have to wear your mask at the gym anymore, but there are a few things you can do to protect yourself and others

By Chayil Champion • April 14, 2022

Signs that you might have hypochondria

By uclahealth • December 16, 2021

Certain human traits may have a lot to do with whether a person masks

By Marrecca Fiore • July 27, 2020

Learn how the Coronavirus is affecting education

By Alana Prisco • July 14, 2020

Health and wellness tips for your children

By uclahealth • July 13, 2020

Dear Doctor: Will eating nuts really reduce my risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases, which a new study has suggested? If so, how many should I be eating? Dear Reader: Nuts are fruits. They consist of a hard shell [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 30, 2018

Dear Doctors: My sister has decided to switch her entire family to a vegan diet, including her 2-year-old twins. But I'm really worried -- is it possible for young children to stay healthy and get all of the nutrients that a growing body requires? Dr. [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 26, 2018

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

You may think that making a long-lasting change, such as eating better or exercising often, is a matter of staying motivated and inspired. But scientific data say otherwise. Motivation and inspiration “are temporary feelings,” says Sean Young, PhD, executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction [...]

By uclahealth • September 29, 2017

Getting fit just got easier at a dozen Los Angeles-area middle and high schools. The UCLA Health [...]

By Amy Albin • May 23, 2017