Items Tagged ‘technology’

How childhood friendships boost social, emotional development

August 28, 2018

How childhood friendships boost social, emotional development

By Health Tips for Parents healthtips

Making and maintaining friendships are critical to a child’s social and emotional development. Developing healthy friendships early on can help children maintain positive influences and friendships throughout their lives. Forming friendships. “A friendship is a mutual relationship formed with affection and commitment between people who consider themselves as equals,” according to Fred Frankel, PhD, director […]

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Tags: Babies And Children, friendship, lifestyle, technology, teenager, teens, Togetherness


Ask the Doctors - How can we pull our kids away from the screen?

March 8, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can we pull our kids away from the screen?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: Our neighbor’s kids, who don’t have access to computers, video games or other technology, spend a lot of time playing together outdoors. How can we wean our own kids from their screens without causing a family rebellion? You’re facing a real challenge that has crept up on parents in the last decade or […]

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Tags: aggressive behavior, antisocial behavior, computers, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, eyes, leisure, play time, screen, screen time, sleep problem, technology


Bedside app keeps patients informed

January 5, 2017

Bedside app keeps patients informed

By uclahealth uclahealth

Hospital patients and their loved ones often have many questions about their medical care. They want to know about tests ordered and test results, the members of their treatment teams and what their medication and treatment plans entail. While they can always ask members of their care teams for clarification, a new tablet-based program called […]

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Tags: education, electronic health-record, iPads, laboratory results, medication, myuclahealth, myUCLAhealth Bedside app, patients, technology, test, tests, treatments


Mindful awareness offers a dose of stress relief

August 9, 2016

Mindful awareness offers a dose of stress relief

By uclahealth uclahealth

Most of the time, our thoughts are focused on the past and the future rather than on the present. And while technology may seem to make life easier, it also increases the demands on our time and attention. As a result, we are more stressed than ever before. While there is no simple fix for […]

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Tags: Anxiety, depression, meditation, mindful awareness, mindfulness, reducing stress, technology, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center