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Hello again, dear readers, and welcome back to our monthly letters column. You’ve kept our inbox lively this month, so we’ll dive right into your questions and comments.

-- A reader in Oregon, where ongoing wildfires have created dangerous air quality, wondered about masks. “Will our masks that we wear for [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 14, 2020
Dear Doctor: BHT, a preservative in a lot of food products, really does a number on me. One serving of food with BHT, and I wake up with terrific pain in my head and right eye, upset stomach, chills and fever. How common are such allergies and how can I [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 8, 2018
Wherever your summer plans take you and your family – beaches, pools, forests, parks – chances are, the insect and arachnid families will be there, too. Bites and stings are unfortunately an expected, yet unpleasant, part of the great outdoors. The good news is that beyond the temporary [...]
By uclahealth • July 8, 2016