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UCLA Health’s Dr. Keith Vossel explains the science behind the newly approved drug Aduhelm

By uclahealth • June 15, 2021

Surrounding yourself with people can play a positive role in emotional and physical health

By uclahealth • June 11, 2021

Learn how NREM sleep can combat Alzheimer's

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

Assessing and decreasing your fall risk

By uclahealth • March 22, 2021

Understanding what the pandemic means for senior citizens

By uclahealth • May 22, 2020

UCLA Health experts are offer health tips, travel vaccines and consultations to ensure your dream vacation does not become a travel health nightmare.

By UCLA50Plus • August 12, 2019

Varicose veins affect about 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men during their lifetime. Fortunately, there are many ways to treat this condition.

By UCLA50Plus • August 12, 2019

Dr. Robert Ashley is an internist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Advanced Directives

Do I really need an advanced directive?

Unequivocally, yes. Advance Directives are forms providing direction to both family members and the medical [...]

By UCLA50Plus • August 12, 2019

UCLA Senior Scholars is a membership program that provides opportunities for older adults to connect with UCLA’s academic community.

Membership benefits include auditing privileges at more than 100 UCLA undergraduate courses in various subject areas. Members attend lectures [...]

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019
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March was “Colon Cancer Awareness Month” to help raise awareness of the importance of screening to help prevent one of the most common cancers in both men and women. Are you due for a screening?Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women. It affects 150,000 [...]

By UCLA50Plus • May 8, 2019