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Four quick ways to truly rest

Student sitting by the ocean at UC Santa Barbara
June 18, 2024
Science-based relaxation techniques from UCSF researchers can help you combat stress within seconds.

Microaggressions, your health and how to cope

Chase Anderson and Brittany Bryant
May 13, 2024
Over time, these subtle and, sometimes, not-so-subtle slights can lead to everything from poor sleep to low self-esteem and even depression.

Call for stories: Mental Health Awareness Month

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March 19, 2024
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and UCnetwork is planning to highlight the UC staff who make a difference in colleagues’, students’ and patients’ mental …

UC Health launches new Long COVID education resource to expand access to care

Doctor outside hospital
November 29, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a mass-disabling event that has led to long-term consequences for patients, health care providers and California’s health care system. With …

Feel-good holiday recipes from UC

Couple cooking together at home
November 15, 2022
The holiday season is just about here and we’re discussing everyone’s favorite topic — food! Whether you’re planning get-togethers with loved ones or looking for …

Recharge, reset and recover with virtual well-being classes

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September 7, 2021
Early in the pandemic, the staff at UC Irvine’s Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute (SSIHI) saw the burden that was being placed on UCI Health …

Catch up with your health care

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July 13, 2021
As we celebrate California’s success in making COVID-19 vaccines available to everyone who is eligible, we’re able to get back to many of our old …

Why you can’t sleep — and how to deal

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July 13, 2021
While Mozart, Thomas Edison and other greats claimed to sleep just four hours per night, insomnia is miserable — and lost sleep can harm our …

Here for you: UC mental health resources

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April 13, 2021
Between the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, a contentious federal election and the day-to-day stressors of our new “normal” life, it’s been a tough year. If …

Tips for a healthier holiday season during COVID-19

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December 8, 2020
The spread of COVID-19 is increasing across the U.S., including California, as colder weather drives more people indoors. To help keep yourself and your loved …