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Between holiday gift-giving and seasonal travel expenses, a lot of us have money on our minds this time of year. That makes it a great time to start talking finances with your children. Smart money management is a skill that will help your children throughout their lives, and [...]

By uclahealth • December 20, 2016

By Dana Hunnes The holidays can be the most joyful time of year, and the most stressful. Eating healthfully can be a challenge even for the best-intentioned of us, and there are a number of reasons why: Between October and the end of the year, [...]

By uclahealth • November 14, 2016

Holidays bring families together, for better or worse. If spending time with your extended family is a recipe for stress, you’re not alone. With a bit of planning, you can take the edge off and re-focus on the positive parts of spending holidays with your family. 1. Agree [...]

By uclahealth • November 14, 2016

After the easygoing days of summer, autumn’s arrival can feel like an abrupt return to reality, ramping up stress. But getting back into the school-year groove and facing the upcoming holiday season don’t have to wreak havoc on your nerves. Here are seven tips to help you start the [...]

By uclahealth • September 13, 2016

https://youtu.be/J4n2MiGgDUI They throw temper tantrums. They hit their siblings.  And when denied the tiniest desire, they can melt into inconsolable puddles. Yet, somehow it’s up to you to help mold these little emotional tornadoes into reasonable human beings. What’s a parent do? Giving names to feelings [...]

By Meg Sullivan • June 25, 2016

  From left to right: Myke Federman, MD, Valencia Walker, MD, Rebecca Wilkinson, Robert Kelly, MD, Karen Miotto, MD, Kanchana Wijesekera, PhD, Michelle Wu, MD, Jessica Lloyd, MD, Brenda Bursch, PhD, Samuel Martinez, MD, Ashley Jupin, Barbara Housel, Maegan Sinclair Cortez, Wendy Barrera, Alex Klomhaus, [...]

By uclahealth • June 21, 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

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, backed by science and shown to be helpful in lowering your blood pressure and beating back depression, decreasing your anxiety and increasing attention and focus, even fostering what scientists describe politely as less “emotional reactivity” and the rest of us would call fighting with [...]

By Mark Wheeler • June 7, 2016

May is Mental Health Month, and it’s a great time to brush up on your knowledge of depression — a condition that affects millions of Americans. Can you sort the facts from the myths? Sadness is common, but major depression is rare. FICTION. In fact, major depression is [...]

By uclahealth • May 5, 2016

Infertility is more than a physical condition, however, as it can represent a deeply distressing experience for individuals and couples affected. For many, working through the many aspects of infertility can be filled with complicated medical decisions and feelings of sorrow, shock, anger or frustration. If you find yourself overwhelmed, [...]

By uclahealth • May 5, 2016