Nearsightedness has gone up significantly due to looking at small digital screens for hours during the pandemic, according to UCLA ophthalmologists.
'It goes to show what smart doctors can do,’ says John Babcock, who was treated with short-course radiotherapy
Mandatory Lockdowns May Increase Computer Usage Among Kids
“I saw this program as an opportunity to try to make some impactful changes in healthcare,” says Dr. Stephen Speicher, a pediatric hematology-oncology fellow at UCLA Health participating in the new UCLA Biodesign Program. “I grew up with a brother with specials needs, so I grew up on the patient [...]
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 [...]
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? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. Eve [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]