Heart Month

Enjoy a bit of dark chocolate, but only in small amounts! Chocolate is rich in resveratrol, cocoa and antioxidants.

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By uclahealth • February 19, 2017

When possible, stand. Limit sitting time!

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By uclahealth • February 18, 2017

Get your Zzzzzzzs! Try to get 7-8 hours of good quality sleep per night.

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By uclahealth • February 17, 2017
“The cardiac department is such a close team. I enjoy coming to work because we have such camaraderie,” says Nancy Fukumoto, a cardiology operating room nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center who went to nursing school at UCLA and has stayed a [...]
By uclahealth • February 16, 2017

Sip your favorite brew! Both coffee and tea in moderation boost heart health. Coffee and tea are rich in catechins and flavonols.

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By uclahealth • February 16, 2017

Manage stress! Try exercise, yoga or meditation.

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By uclahealth • February 15, 2017
Go nuts! An ounce of nuts a day provides heart health benefits. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
By uclahealth • February 14, 2017
Stay active! Regular physical activity has the potential to make the biggest impact on health. Keep moving! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
By uclahealth • February 13, 2017
Heart attacks peak during the holidays! The highest risk days are December 26, followed by December 25, followed by New Year’s Day. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
By uclahealth • February 11, 2017
When city-wide smoking bans were put into place in Pueblo, CO, Helena, MT and Bowling Green, OH, heart attack rates fell by up to 47%. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
By uclahealth • February 10, 2017