flu

Find out how influenza can affect the heart

By uclahealth • December 16, 2021

UCLA Health pathologist Shangxin Yang explains what happens to the body's cells when viruses attack.

By Sandy Cohen • September 23, 2021

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

By Ask the Doctors • March 10, 2021

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 ...

By Ask the Doctors • October 30, 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 ...

By Ask the Doctors • October 2, 2020

Dear Doctor: Why are people making a big deal out of the fact that you can lose your sense of smell and taste when you ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 21, 2020

Understanding symptoms and what they mean

By uclahealth • September 10, 2020

From fall 2017 to spring 2018, flu severity was considered high across all age groups in the United States. As of October 27, 2018, ...

By uclahealth • November 14, 2018

Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious viral illness that infects the nose, throat and lungs. It can be mild to severe, and even ...

By uclahealth • October 23, 2018

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. ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 7, 2018