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Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #2

February 4, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #2

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A person is more likely to have a heart attack on Monday morning than on any other day/time of the week. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.  

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Tags: cardiology, heart, heart attack, heart attacks, Heart Month, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program


Five surprising ways air pollution is making us sick

June 15, 2016

Five surprising ways air pollution is making us sick

By uclahealth uclahealth

Smog isn’t just unsightly. It’s downright dangerous. As you might expect, breathing in the small particles and noxious gases in polluted air can worsen respiratory problems, such as asthma and emphysema. However, your lungs aren’t the only things affected. In fact, air pollution can affect your health from head to toe, starting with these five […]

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Tags: air pollution, asthma, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, cancer, chest pain, depression, emphysema, heart attacks, heart disease, heart failure, life expectancy, lung cancer