Items Tagged ‘Heart Month’

UCLA Pediatric Heart Surgery Team Innovates Superior Care

February 28, 2019

UCLA Pediatric Heart Surgery Team Innovates Superior Care

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There was a time Glen Van Arsdell, MD, director of pediatric cardiac surgery at UCLA Health, wanted to be a fireman or a chicken farmer. Those were unusual choices for a boy who spent his formative years in Thailand with parents who were medical missionaries. His father, a surgeon by training, provided his patients with […]

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Tags: cardiologist, Children's Heart Center, congenital heart disease, featured, Glen Van Arsdell MD, Heart Month, pediatric cardiology


Red cap reminders of need to protect tiny hearts

March 15, 2018

Red cap reminders of need to protect tiny hearts

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

UCLA Health joins the American Heart Association in giving newborns red caps in campaign to raise awareness of heart disease More than 150 babies born at UCLA Health during the month of February are going home with a red caps that were handmade by volunteers from the American Heart Association. The goal of the Little […]

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Tags: cardiology, Children's Heart Center, congenital heart defect, Dr. Mark Sklansky, fetal ultrasound, heart disease, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Johnese Spisso, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, ultrasound


Sharing Hearts, Sharing Surgeries

February 14, 2018

Sharing Hearts, Sharing Surgeries

By uclahealth uclahealth

“She was the one who fell in love with me and I have never regretted being married,” says Rudolph Loebel, who found out he needed a trans-catheter aortic valve replacement and that his wife, Rachel Loebel, needed one as well. “They operated on me and my wife on exactly the same part. We didn’t need […]

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Tags: Dr. Olkay Aksoy, Dr. William Suh, featured, heart disease, Heart Month, patient story, TAVR, trans-catheter aortic valve replacement, Valentine’s Day


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

February 25, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

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Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

February 24, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

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Mediterranean Diet: Practical Advice Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #11

February 23, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #11

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How to figure out portion size Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, portion size, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

February 22, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

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Healthy diet, physical activity, low stress and strong social supports really do help you live longer. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, healthy diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, low stress, physical activity, social support, stress, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


Women's Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

February 22, 2017

Women’s Heart Month: Are you at risk for heart disease?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seeing red? February is Women’s Heart Month, and each year women around the country wear scarlet to raise awareness of the risk heart disease poses for women. Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing one of every three deaths, according to the American Heart Association. Yet, experts say, many […]

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Tags: abnormal heart rhythms, alcohol consumption, atherosclerosis, blood pressure, blood sugar, chest pain, cigarette smoking, diabetes, Dr. Karol Watson, fluttering heartbeat, healthy weight, heart attack


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

February 21, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

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Eating a Mediterranean diet pattern reduces heart attacks, strokes and death! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart attacks, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, strokes, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #8

February 20, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #8

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Substitute liquid fats for solid fats! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, liquid fats, solid fats, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health