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Fifty Years After “Summer of Love,” Drug Use Still Going Strong for Some


Fifty years ago, this summer, a social phenomenon emerged in California and swept the nation. Called the “Summer of Love,” it began with tens of thousands of “hippies” converging in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district during the...
18-Jul-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trouble Remembering Details of Social Interactions Seen in All Phases of Schizophrenia

Episodic memory is the way we remember life events, big and small. Poor episodic memory, a common feature of schizophrenia, limits the ability to form relationships with others.
11-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Suggests Association Between Gut Bacteria and Emotion


Researchers have identified gut microbiota that interact with brain regions associated with mood and behavior. This may be the first time that behavioral and neurobiological differences associated with microbial composition in healthy humans have...
27-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One Decade Into iPhone Launch: Has the Mobile Technology Explosion Helped or Hurt?

The impact of excessive smartphone use isn't permanent; used in bed, they may disrupt circadian clocks; researchers explore apps to improve ADHD treatment
28-Jun-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

A streamlined and integrated method of tracking medical records called a laboratory health information exchange narrowed the gap in anti-retroviral therapy and viral suppression between HIV-positive blacks and whites.
26-Jun-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV-Positive Women with Cytomegalovirus Likelier to Pass Virus That Causes AIDS to Infant


HIV-positive women with CMV in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier than HIV-positive women without CMV to transmit HIV to their infants. The research also found that they are nearly 30 times likelier to...
21-Jun-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCLA Switzer Prize Recipient's "Extraordinary Work Represents a Powerful Example" of Basic Sciences Research Impacting Patient Lives


David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA awards 2017 Swtizer Prize to Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a neurologist who revealed the molecular basis of neurological disorders.
19-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UC Blum Federation Releases Discovering Solutions for Global Wellbeing


The UC Blum Federation has released a compendium of research working toward reducing poverty and improving health for all populations.
14-Jun-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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No Summer Vacations for Viruses


Summer colds might seem rare, but you’re actually just as likely to catch one in the summer as in the winter. Why?
7-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Dietitians Share Tips for Throwing a Healthy Fourth of July Cookout

UCLA Health dietitians Erin Morse and Dana Hunnes share their tips for hosting a healthy but festive Fourth of July party.
3-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT

To Help Veterans with PTSD, Families Should Emphasize Integration, Not Isolation, Expert Says


Symptoms of PTSD can include irritability, isolation, agitation, jumpiness, nightmares, sleep disturbances and substance abuse. All of these can take a toll not just on the person with PTSD, but on their loved ones as well.
30-Jun-2017 7:05 PM EDT

Tips for Hosting a Healthy Fourth of July Cookout

Two dietitians -- Erin Morse and Dana Hunnes -- share tips on how to have a festive Fourth of July party while keeping it healthy.
30-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Home From College? Time to Fix Bad Health Habits


For college students, summer can be the time for a new lesson: how to take charge of their health.
22-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT

How Families Can Support Dad's Health for Father's Day and Beyond

Physician shares advice on how families can talk to dad and encourage him to take care of himself.
15-Jun-2017 10:20 AM EDT

Parents with PTSD Need to Talk to Their Kids


Parents don’t need to talk about their trauma to share their struggles, Instead, they should explain the PTSD-related behavior their children might be witnessing.
14-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT

UCLA's Dr. Jeffrey Klausner Is Available for Interviews About Mumps Outbreak in Los Angeles County


2-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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