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Aromatherapy can boost mood and promote relaxation in and out of the hospital setting

By Sandy Cohen • April 14, 2021

Dear Doctors: I played a pretty rough game of tennis a few weeks ago and developed an ache in my right elbow that turns out to be bursitis. What can I do to ease the pain? Our [...]

By Ask the Doctors • July 17, 2018

Foam rollers have become more prevalent in gyms, exercise classes and therapy clinics during the past 10 years.  Many physical therapists use foam rollers to help patients recover from injuries – and for good reason.  This flexible piece of equipment can help [...]

By Simi Singer • June 12, 2018

For more than 30 years, UCLA Health has been pairing traditional medical treatments with integrative [...]

By uclahealth • May 7, 2018

Dear Doctor: I try not to use opioids for my chronic back pain, but I'm finding myself turning to them more often. Could marijuana help? Dear Reader: Pain is one of most difficult aspects of medicine to understand. No one can [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 20, 2018

Dear Doctors: I'm just about to turn 60, which -- from what I've read -- is when balance begins to become an issue. What can I do to stay steady on my feet? Although good balance is [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 6, 2018

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 [...]

By uclahealth • February 21, 2017

Manage stress! Try exercise, yoga or meditation. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

By uclahealth • February 15, 2017

While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, your heart may be pining for something else. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it is a great time to look at the state [...]

By • February 14, 2017

Crossword puzzles and other mentally demanding activities are well-known as memory boosters for older adults. But what if word games aren’t your thing? What if you’d rather learn to relax, doing something like yoga? UCLA researchers found that yoga is better for both memory and mood. In a [...]

By Leigh Hopper • January 20, 2017