Details of significant experiences from decades ago may still be available if you can coax them out of your memory: https://bit.ly/2PYLA7y #HarvardHealth
April is Stress Awareness Month. As we close in on a full year of life under the COVID-19 pandemic, that theme may feel particularly relevant.
Explore what you can do to battle stress, triggers and health risks with helpful surveys and articles: --> https://ucla.in/2RcGPar
Q. What is the significance of mild narrowing of the carotid artery detected by an ultrasound? https://bit.ly/3adVyZD #HarvardHealth
No matter what your age, you can improve your #fitness: https://bit.ly/3mQAtcB
It's normal to forget things from time to time, and it's normal to become more forgetful as you age. But how much forgetfulness is too much? This #HarvardHealth course will show you 7 specific strategies to improve your #memory. https://bit.ly/3dMknfU
Woman loses nearly 100 pounds to donate kidney to stranger #DonateLifeMonth via @wkyc
Woman loses nearly 100 pounds to donate kidney to stranger
Holly Best's incredible weight loss to donate a kidney led to six recipients getting the organs they desperately needed.
Check your medicine cabinet for expired or unnecessary #opioid pain medicines and prescription drugs, and dispose of them on #TakeBackDay April 24 at a safe site near you: https://bit.ly/3n1hU5v. #HarvardHealth
Plant-based diets can help reduce your risk of #heartdisease, but they're not all created equal. https://bit.ly/3dhoEcm #HarvardHealth
This new initiative is expanding access to the latest data, critical decision-making tools and actionable solutions for state and local policy makers, public health officials, medical care staff and others working to stop the #COVID19 crisis in the U.S.
The @umichsph epidemiology team behind the MI Safe Start Map — incl. @MarisaEisenberg, @jzelner, @MartinEpi, more — have received a grant via @socmdm's #COVID19 Decision Modeling Accelerator and @RockefellerFdn to add new layers to their initiative.
Check your medicine cabinet for expired or unnecessary #opioid pain medicines and prescription drugs, and dispose of them on #TakeBackDay April 24 at a safe site near you: https://bit.ly/2REnRK4. #HarvardHealth
As part of National Minority Health Month, #UCLAHealth is drawing awareness to the unique toll that the #pandemic has taken on the mental health of the AAPI community. Learn how we're addressing these inequities & how you can help.
Click. ➨ https://ucla.in/2QkCPEA
Antidepressants are frequently prescribed for chronic pain and an analysis of past research considered how effective they are. The results are not encouraging: https://bit.ly/3e2PT9K #HarvardHealth @RobShmerling
#Infertility doesn’t discriminate; anyone can encounter challenges with family planning. National Infertility Awareness Week raises awareness about fertility issues that affect the entire community. Learn how UCLA Health is helping through our OBGYN page: https://ucla.in/3tfsmZn
Trying to cut back on calories by drinking diet soda or flavored sparkling water may not help with #weightloss and some research suggests it may actually lead to weight gain. https://bit.ly/2OQiQx0 #HarvardHealth
A shared vision of nurses making the world a better place through innovation led to #UMichNursing's Healthcare Innovation Impact Program. Read more about the program and importance of organizations that support nurse innovation: https://myumi.ch/ZQDAO.
Lab Week is officially here! 🔬
Head over to our website to see all that’s in store for the week ahead. ⤵️ #LabWeek #UMichPath
🚨 Don't forget! 🚨
#UMichPath's annual #LabWeek is coming up quickly. This year's theme is AVENGERS in the Laboratory!
Mark your calendars for the week of April 18-24, 2021, and we'll see you here for a week of fun.
Visit https://bit.ly/3vrmIoI for more info. #Lab4Life
Before the pandemic began, suicide risk was twice as high for female nurses compared to American women as a whole. #UMichNursing's Dr. Matthew Davis shares insight with @usnews and discusses recent study findings and implications: https://myumi.ch/dOk05.
Resilience: A skill your child really needs to learn and 4 ways you can help develop it: https://bit.ly/3tq8zXp by @drClaire #HarvardHealth #resilience #parenting
You might be considering surgery or other intervention to treat your back pain. But less may actually be more for this common problem, and in many instances the best medicine is good old-fashioned movement and exercise: https://bit.ly/2QvUHw3 #HarvardHealth
It's not enough to build muscle and achieve aerobic #fitness. You need to think about flexibility, too. Stretching can help: https://bit.ly/2RtYAlI #HarvardHealth
A new #UCLAHealth study shows a link between lead exposure & #Parkinson’s disease. The study demonstrates a new method for measuring long-term lead exposure that is much easier than previous methods.
Learn more. ➨ https://ucla.in/3ee8dfZ
As we age, our tear production slows. If the lacrimal glands don’t make as many tears, you’ll have a problem with tear quantity: https://bit.ly/32eaYZo #HarvardHealth
With highly infectious variants of coronavirus surfacing, it’s crucial to stay safe from #COVID19.
Read about double masking & five other ways to get the most out of your #facemask. ➨ https://ucla.in/3dCszzt
Whether you’re trying to lose 5 pounds or 50, This @HarvardHealth course offers evidence-based strategies to help you shed excess weight while still eating food that is delicious and satisfying: https://bit.ly/3dXVUVl
Sit-ups and crunches were the go-to moves to keep your core #muscles in good shape. But those exercises are not as effective as we once believed. They strengthen only a few muscles, and they pose risks for older adults: https://bit.ly/32jAnku #HarvardHealth
#EssentialOils are not just the stuff of new-age bookstores & hippie hangouts. A growing body of research attests to the therapeutic value of these plant-derived elixirs, which can be used to relax, energize & soothe body & mind.
Learn. ➨ https://ucla.in/3afnFHN
People who drink three or more cups of #tea per week may be less likely to experience heart-related problems than those who drink tea less frequently: https://bit.ly/3uQtB1A #HarvardHealth
Did you know there are 6 common types of depression? https://bit.ly/39VKT5w #HarvardHealth #depression
The most common #headache triggers are stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, hunger, and caffeine withdrawal: https://bit.ly/3t4GmFl #HarvardHealth
A change in John Babcock’s insurance allowed him to seek help at #UCLAHealth for #prostatecancer. His new doctor suggested a study into advance treatment options for prostate cancer.
After the treatments, his PSA levels are nearly undetectable. ➨ https://ucla.in/3ef1aEa
Expanding Transplantation Options for Patients with HIV via @CleClinicMD @Emilio_PoggioMD
Expanding Transplantation Options for Patients with HIV
Organs from HIV+ donors for eligible HIV-positive kidney transplant candidates
The daytime sleepiness that follows can leave you feeling lousy and sap your productivity, and it may even harm your health. Now, a small study suggests that mindfulness meditation can help. https://bit.ly/31W0AFx #HarvardHealth
What can you safely do after receiving the #COVID19 vaccine? Many people are eager to resume normal activities and see their family and friends. Some situations are higher-risk than others. https://bit.ly/2Q8GyF0 #HarvardHealth
Seeking resources to better understand and respond to racism? Try this curated list from @HMS_DICP with articles, books for children and adults, films, webinars, podcasts, and more: https://bit.ly/2Qasj2U #BlackLivesMatter #StopAsianHate
High blood pressure doubles your risk of heart attack and stroke and increases your risk of vision loss and dementia. This #HarvardHealth course will show you strategies to lower your #bloodpressure and boost your cardiovascular health. https://bit.ly/2RhsKss
Several diseases, including #diabetes, #Parkinsonsdisease, and #cancer, can contribute to orthostatic hypotension. Now, new research adds to the suspected connection between OH and cardiovascular disease. https://bit.ly/3sb6L3j #HarvardHealth
Proper nutrition can decrease the risk of #diabetes, #stroke & #heartdisease, among other ailments. The #glycemicindex is a useful guide to help find healthy foods, but there’s more to know about improving your diet.
Read. ➨ https://ucla.in/31N374Q
On top of the strains #COVID19 has placed on all of us, Asian Americans confront rising discrimination, verbal assaults, and violence. These incidents contribute to mental and emotional trauma: https://bit.ly/32oHmZm #HarvardHealth @MassGeneralNews #MinorityHealthMonth
Will I get #dementia? That common question takes on urgency if you have mild cognitive impairment. But the progression from MCI to dementia is not automatic. In fact, MCI is not always permanent. https://bit.ly/3wFPMJS
Living a healthy lifestyle may be one of the best things you can do to tame the #heartburn of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), research suggests. https://bit.ly/3s3eJeo #HarvardHealth
Revolutionary medications and professional sex therapists are there if you need them. But you may be able to resolve minor sexual issues by making a few adjustments in your lovemaking style. Here are some things you can try at home: https://bit.ly/3utvfWO #HarvardHealth
Join us in wishing @kaj33 a happy birthday today!
Our community is stronger because of you, and we’re glad you play for #TeamLA. 💙💛
If you’re numb from the news cycle you’re not alone –– here’s what may help. https://bit.ly/3mUKcPc @ThomasHuebl @hprtcambridge #HarvardHealth
Mentally stimulating activities nudge your brain to do a little light lifting as it works to process or produce information. Try these simple, low-cost, low-tech ways to sharpen cognition: https://bit.ly/2Q65RaL #HarvardHealth
Healthy gut, healthy heart? The trillions of bacteria in your intestinal tract play an important role in your cardiovascular health: https://bit.ly/3d1Zuy9 #HarvardHealth
You’ve probably had your blood pressure taken before. But have you ever had it taken in both arms?
Learn how arm-to-arm blood pressure differences can help uncover peripheral artery disease, and signal an increased risk for heart attack or stroke: --> https://ucla.in/3vY57VP
What is #COVID19 brain fog — and how can you clear it? https://bit.ly/32kXWt5 #HarvardHealth @abudson
Positive emotions are linked with better health, longer life, and greater well-being. The Positive Psychology Course from #HarvardHealth will teach you strategies to help boost your long-term #happiness and inner strength: https://bit.ly/3s7dKu5
On April 20 at 6 pm, #UCLAHealth infectious disease physicians will host a virtual event in Spanish to share information and answer questions about the #COVID19 #vaccines.
Learn more. ➨ https://ucla.in/3agoznn
Temporary anxiety can be a healthy response to uncertainty and danger, but constant worry and nervousness may be a sign of generalized #anxiety disorder. https://bit.ly/31W8U8j #HarvardUniversity