Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

With vaccinations taking place nationwide, we’ve entered a new stage of the pandemic

By Ask the Doctors • April 26, 2021

Ask the Doctors answer questions regarding the coronavirus vaccine

By Ask the Doctors • April 14, 2021

More questions about the coronavirus vaccine are answered

By Ask the Doctors • January 11, 2021

Dear Doctors: My uncle tested positive for the coronavirus last winter and wound up in the hospital. He was lucky, and he recovered, but it is six months later and he still is not completely better. He says he’s what’s known as a “long-hauler.” Can you please explain what that [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 14, 2020

Dear Doctors: My husband caught a cold this summer, and he swears the readings from his fitness tracker a few days before warned him that he was about to be sick. Do you think that’s really possible?

Dear Reader: Your husband’s observations about how changes in the data from his fitness [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 30, 2020

Dear Doctors: Our grandfather was diagnosed with congestive heart failure a few years ago. His strength and endurance have declined a lot, and now he’s on oxygen. What are some of the signs that his congestive heart failure is advanced?

Dear Reader: When someone has congestive heart failure, it means that [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 23, 2020

Find out what you could be inhaling without a face covering

By uclahealth • October 5, 2020

Dear Doctors: I'm 23 years old and hardly ever get sick, not even a cold. I usually skip getting a flu shot, but my dad keeps telling my brother and me that it's really important to get one this year. Can you explain why? Is it going to protect us [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 2, 2020
About 30 million people in the United States, or 1 in 10, have diabetes. Most have Type 2 diabetes, which may be preventable and takes years to develop as blood sugar levels increase. On the path to Type 2 diabetes, many people are first diagnosed with a reversible [...]
By uclahealth • January 16, 2019
When it comes to achieving optimal health, research shows that following preventive care guidelines for vaccinations, disease screenings and cancer screenings is the best way to get there. The following graphic shows some of the vaccinations, lab tests and screenings recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services [...]
By uclahealth • August 6, 2018