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How to manage and prevent spreading the flu

February 2, 2018

How to manage and prevent spreading the flu

By uclahealth uclahealth

February is typically a peak month for flu activity. The flu is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus, which can lead to serious illness or even death. Vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend patients over 6 months old get the flu […]

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Tags: CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, cough, fatigue, fever, flu, flu prevention, flu symptoms, Flu vaccine, headache, runny nose, sore throat


What do I need to know about the flu?

October 28, 2016

What do I need to know about the flu?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Children under the age of 5 are more likely to be hospitalized from influenza (flu) complications than those in other age groups. Annual flu vaccines are the best way to protect your child and family from the flu. Seasonal Influenza Seasonal influenza is a contagious, but preventable, respiratory illness that can be dangerous for young […]

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Tags: bacterial infections, children's health, congestion, cough, Dr. Carlos Lerner, fever, flu, flu vaccination, health tips, health tips for parents, hoarseness, illness


True or false: How much do you know about seasonal allergies in children?

June 21, 2016

True or false: How much do you know about seasonal allergies in children?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seasonal allergies, also called “hay fever,” can cause miserable, cold-like symptoms in your child: congestion, sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes. But beyond the common symptoms, how much do you really know about seasonal allergies? Take this quiz to find out: True or false: Allergies are only caused by outdoor substances. True or false: Children […]

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Tags: allergy triggers, childrens health, cockroaches, congestion, dust mites, grass, hay fever, itchy eyes, mold, outdoor allergens, pet dander, pollen