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What to Expect This Flu Season

Last year, the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic overshadowed the absence, for the first time in recorded history, of our usual global pandemic: the flu. That event—or non-event—h...

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2021

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A Tale of Two Pandemics: A Look Back

Cedars-Sinai's roots grew out of the institutions that served Los Angeles during the 1918 influenza pandemic, and were transformed by that virus. Read more.

Discoveries / Feb 11, 2021

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Embracing our Community

Cedars-Sinai Builds Coalition to Vaccinate Vulnerable Angeleno...

Cedars-Sinai is part of a coalition of more than a dozen area hospitals, health systems, social-service organizations, and governmental agencies working to vaccinate vulnerable Ang...

Embracing Our Community / Dec 07, 2020

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COVID and Kids: What You Need to Know

Flu season in full swing and parents are left wondering if their sick child has a cold, the flu or COVID-19. The good news is that because of COVID-19 precautions, children may suf...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 14, 2020

What's the Difference Between a Cold, the Flu and COVID-19? teaser image
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What's the Difference Between a Cold, the Flu and COVID-19?

With COVID-19 still spreading, many are wondering whether we could face a "twindemic"—a challenging cold and flu season combined with the ongoing pandemic to overwhelm an already t...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 07, 2020

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When to Go to ER for Flu? When to Go to Hospital?

While not a risk for most, the flu can be very deadly for the immunocompromised. When should you go to the ER for the flu? Get advice from experts at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 28, 2019

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Vaccine Fast Facts

Immunizations prevent disease and save millions of lives each year.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Oct 17, 2019

Ask a Doc: Do Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Germs Than Handshakes? teaser image
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Ask a Doc: Do Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Germs Than Handshakes?

Shaking hands is a custom that dates back centuries, but it's not uncommon to see people opting out, especially during flu season or when a bug is going around. But does fist-bumpi...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 04, 2019

What Is Adenovirus and Should I Be Worried About It? teaser image
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What Is Adenovirus and Should I Be Worried About It?

If it looks like a cold or the flu, it is, right? Well, maybe not—and here's why.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2018

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Testing Cold & Flu Advice —What Really Works?

As soon as you pull out a tissue the advice starts rolling in, from chicken soup to Echinacea and homespun cough remedies.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 01, 2018

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Can I Get a Flu Shot While Pregnant? Is it Safe?

I'm pregnant - should I get a flu shot this year? If so, does it put my baby's health at risk? Get expert advice from Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 06, 2018

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Do I Need a Flu Shot? Why & When?

Your doctor, your pharmacist, and probably your mother are all telling you to get a flu shot. Do you really need one? Get advice from experts at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 01, 2018

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8 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick During Travel or Vacation

Whether you're packing up the family for a road trip or flying around the world, vacations often come with unexpected surprises that can compromise your immune system. When we trav...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 06, 2018

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Do I Have Strep Throat or a Sore Throat?

Many confuse strep throat for a severe sore throat. Learn more about strep throat's symptoms, treatment, and contagious nature from experts at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 18, 2018

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How Long Are You Contagious with the Flu or Cold?

Am I still contagious? When can I go back to work or school? Get answers to questions about the common cold and seasonal flu from experts at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2018