influenza

Learn why getting a flu shot could be to your advantage

By uclahealth • September 25, 2020
Dear Doctor: I’m hearing that vitamin D can reduce the risk of colds and flu – and that more foods should be fortified with it. What’s the evidence for that? As a doctor, I’ll  confess I’m skeptical about such a broad [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 7, 2018
Dear Doctor: If I received the flu shot in September, am I still protected from the flu in March?   That's a very good question – and the answer depends, in part, on your current health. The flu season normally [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 14, 2018
Part of ensuring you have a great summer vacation is staying healthy during your trips. Follow these three wellness tips to keep illness at bay during your travels.
  • Update your vaccines: Ask your doctor if your vaccinations are up-to-date for the following:
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP)
  • [...]
By uclahealth • May 10, 2017