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Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protection

March 28th, 2017

Ophthalmologists Say 90 Percent of Work-Related Eye Injuries Can be Avoided by Wearing Eye Protection

By gmasgras gmasgras

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 […]

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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


We know better, but we’re still eating too much salt

March 24th, 2017

We know better, but we’re still eating too much salt

By Amy Albin amyalbin

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 […]

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Tags: Cardiology, Dr Gregg Fonarow, healthy eating, heart health, high blood pressure, hypertension, Nutrition, Salt, sodium, wellness


How to prevent peanut allergy in infants

February 27th, 2017

How to prevent peanut allergy in infants

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 […]

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Tags: Dr Maria Garcia-Lloret, health tips, health tips for parents, infant allergy, peanut allergy


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

February 25th, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #13

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 24th, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 23rd, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #11

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 22nd, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 health


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

February 22nd, 2017

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

By adinielli adinielli

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, heart attack symptoms, Heart Disease, heart failure, Heart Month, heart valve disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, metabolic syndrome, obesity, physical activity, sleep apnea, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

February 21st, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #9

By uclahealth uclahealth

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


Five ways to get in shape with your partner

February 21st, 2017

Five ways to get in shape with your partner

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 […]

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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