healthy living

Video games often stir up clashes between parents, who prefer their kids to be more active, and kids, who try to negotiate more screen time. But with the wildly popular new Pokémon GO game, the battle lines between physical activity and screen time have gotten fuzzy. Pokémon GO [...]
By uclahealth • July 20, 2016
With summer in full swing, July is primetime for firing up the grill. Keep your barbecue parties safe with these six tips:
  1. Choose your location wisely
Both gas and charcoal grills should only be used outside. Keep the grill away from your house, deck rails and [...]
By uclahealth • July 1, 2016
While “summertime food” may conjure images of hot dogs and ice cream, summer is actually the perfect time to increase your family’s intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Whether they’re cannonballing into the pool, building sandcastles, riding bikes or scaling jungle gyms, fun in the sun makes [...]
By uclahealth • June 22, 2016
With National Men’s Health Week June 13-19 and Father’s Day on June 19, the month of June has become synonymous with men’s health. So take a cue from your calendar and help the men in your life ­— fathers, brothers, friends, partners, sons — take better care of themselves. [...]
By uclahealth • June 12, 2016
Your heart health matters. Most people only get one heart, and taking care of its health will ensure that it keeps pounding away for a long time to come! If you're ready to develop a healthier lifestyle that keeps your heart in mind, check out these five small changes [...]
By uclahealth • February 24, 2016
Keeping your heart healthy is important. You've probably heard plenty about the foods that you shouldn't eat to keep your heart healthy, but there are plenty of delicious options that will help improve your health. Check out these 7 foods to eat for a healthy heart. Fish is [...]
By uclahealth • February 24, 2016