face masks

New variants of the coronavirus make case for extra precautions

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

A number of factors are playing a role in this year’s surprising flu season numbers

By Ask the Doctors • March 10, 2021

Dr. William Carroll, MD reiterates the importance of wearing masks

By uclahealth • December 9, 2020

Why do we need them, what kind should we wear, and what is the proper way to wear them?

By Ask the Doctors • December 4, 2020

Public health specialists stress the importance of wearing masks

By uclahealth • December 3, 2020

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

Protecting yourself during protests

By Sandy Cohen • October 7, 2020

More ways to properly protect yourself

By uclahealth • October 5, 2020

Find out what you could be inhaling without a face covering

By uclahealth • October 5, 2020

There are several data points that epidemiologists, public health officials and infectious diseases physicians pay particular attention to

By uclahealth • September 15, 2020