If you’ve gotten the message that you should incorporate 30 minutes a day of moderate physical activity into your workday to reduce the health risks associated with inactivity, good job. Keep taking the stairs and walking as much as possible.
But don’t stop there. Other [...]
No matter how robust your office’s wellness program is, it still takes personal dedication to maintain a healthy lifestyle at work. These health tips can help you beat fatigue, eat better and move more during your workday.
Pack a healthy lunch to fight off work fatigue
Before you start training for that next half marathon or dedicate yourself to a new kettlebell routine, there's one thing you should do first, says Philip H. Cohen, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician, and that's to clearly define some [...]
Dear Doctors: I enjoy a nice glass of wine at the end of the day, but I’ve heard various reports about its health risks. So, tell me: In women, does alcohol increase or decrease the chances of premature death?
It depends [...]
How often in your week do you find yourself unaware of what you did just moments before? Do you sometimes forget stretches of driving only to find yourself at your destination without remembering the specifics of how you got there?
The human mind excels at automating functions so [...]
National Sons and Daughters Day on August 11 is a good excuse to celebrate all the things you love about your children, including those you’ve passed down to them: your crooked smile, your curly hair, your goofy sense of humor.
But there are some genetic legacies – like [...]
Look out for your eyes – after all, they look out for you. Making healthy choices and undergoing regular eye exams can help preserve your sight. According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), about 37 million people 40 years and older in the U.S. suffer [...]
By uclahealth • May 18, 2016
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