influenza

The stomach flu is different from the actual flu, and typically arises from infection with a different set of viruses

By Ask the Doctors • January 17, 2022

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

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