Upcoming Nature Therapy Seminar – Monday October 11 @ 10:00 am

The UCI Center for Healthspan Sciences, in collaboration with the UCI Department of Earth System Sciences, invites you to attend our upcoming Zoom Panel Discussion on Nature Therapy. Join us to learn about the important role that nature can plain human health, from the health benefits of nature therapy to the importance of maintaining the health of our planet. The panel discussion will be led by Dr. Mahtab Jafari, the Center Director and Professor at the UCI School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Truth About Dietary Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide To A Safe Medicine Cabinet

After decades of research on herbal remedies, pharmaceuticals, and the bizarre industry of dietary supplements, I developed this book as a guide to teach the public how to choose and take the supplements that they truly need and avoid those that could cause them harm. In a largely unregulated industry, dietary supplements exist in a virtual minefield of misinformation and potentially dangerous health trends. This book will provide you with all the facts and information you need to make informed decisions about the supplements you take. And hopefully will help you make healthier choices along the way. Want to Learn More? Click Here

Time Management Tips: Use a calendar.

Classes, exams, study groups, extracurricular activities, work, etc. when combined with poor time management all lead to academic stress. I am not going to tell you that you need to have a stress-free life. Academic life [...]

Please Sleep More!!

I am sorry, but I cannot help but talking about why you need to sleep more. Sleep deprivation is a huge problem among college students, and this fact should not be taken lightly. Various studies [...]

Want to do great on your finals? Sleep!!!

Here is a scientifically proven recommendation to help you do better on your final exams: According to Dr. Matthew Walker, the director of Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab at Berkeley, sleep can improve learning and memory. [...]

Deep Breathing to Relax

Did you take any deep breaths today? If you normally do not take deep breaths during the day, what if you knew that there is strong scientific evidence for the benefits of mindful deep breathing? [...]

Are You Stressed Out?

Being a college student these days can be stressful. I see the stress on the faces of my students. I can see it in the way they talk, and I see it especially right before [...]

Sleep to De-Stress & Be Healthy

I always considered myself a good sleeper. I would joke that as soon as I see my pillow I fall asleep. But about 10 years ago, while going through a divorce, I developed insomnia. I [...]

What Exactly is a Habit?

One of my habits is that I cannot leave my office or home unless everything is put back in its place. This could take me minutes or sometimes an hour. Another habit of mine is [...]

Dance to De-Stress

Stress is one of your worst enemies and you need to recognize and manage it as soon as you feel it. A few days ago, I received some bad news that stressed me out; to [...]

Have you ever taken a probiotic?

Have you ever taken a probiotic (microorganisms or “good bacteria” that can help restore balance in the gut) or a prebiotic (substances that feed good bacteria to help them grow in your gut)? If you [...]