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March 28th, 2017
On-the-job safety goes well beyond avoiding slips, falls, and heavy lifting. Caring for your eyes should be a high priority and part of an overall workplace wellness routine. This is important because each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. However, 90 percent of these accidents can be […]
Tags: American Academy of Ophthalmology AAO, blurry vision, comprehensive eye exam, eye, eye discomfort, eye disease, eye exam, eye health history, eye ijury, eye protection, eye strain, eyewear, Ophthalmology, UCLA Stein Eye and Doheny Eye Institutes, vision, workplace eye wellness, workplace injury
March 24th, 2017
By Amy Albin
If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you know the importance of limiting your salt consumption. Too much sodium can cause excess water build up, causing blood pressure to rise and straining your heart and blood vessels. But despite this warning, a new study found that patients with high blood pressure, or hypertension, are […]
February 27th, 2017
Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies in the United States. Between 1 and 2 percent of children and adolescents are allergic to peanuts — and that number has doubled in Western nations over the past decade. Prevention Peanut allergy, a severe and potentially fatal immune response to certain peanut proteins, develops […]
February 25th, 2017
Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 24th, 2017
Mediterranean Diet: Practical Advice Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 23rd, 2017
How to figure out portion size Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 21st, 2017
Eating a Mediterranean diet pattern reduces heart attacks, strokes and death! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 21st, 2017
Did you give your beloved a paper heart this Valentine’s Day? Think beyond cards and chocolate and make a pact with your partner to focus on heart health, too. Getting in shape together is a great way to reduce your risk of heart disease. Regular physical activity can also help you lose weight, boost your […]
Tags: boost mood, Cancer, diseases, energy levels, Exercise, exercise program, flexibility, Heart Disease, lose weight, mood, physical activity, relationship, relieve stress, type 2 diabetes, Valentine’s Day, workout routine, yoga