Flu: When to Go to the ER

The flu isn't usually an emergency. But for those over 65, pregnant women, and people with chronic conditions or are immunocompromised, the flu can be deadly. How do you know when your flu symptoms warrant a trip to the ER?

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?

Fist-bumping has grown popular in the last few years: politicians, athletes and celebrities—knocking knuckles as a way to greet people. But does fist-bumping spread fewer germs than handshaking? We asked an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 04, 2019


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 05, 2018


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


Can I Get a Flu Shot While Pregnant?

Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick answers common questions about pregnancy and the flu.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 07, 2018


Do I Really Need a Flu Shot?

Your doctor, your pharmacist, and probably your mother are all telling you to get a flu shot. So we asked an expert: Who really needs to get the flu shot?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 01, 2018


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


Am I Still Contagious? Cold & Flu Tips

Is my cold still contagious? When can I go back to work with the flu? Get the answers to these common cold and flu questions from experts at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2018


Epidemiology Expert Shares Tips to Survive Peak Flu Season

Unfortunately, we've now reached peak flu season. Stay prepared and learn about some basic flu survival tips from an expert epidemiologist at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 07, 2018


When Are Antibiotics Effective? - Infographic

Not every infection requires antibiotics. Learn more about antibiotics treatments from the experts at Cedars-Sinai. Share this useful antibiotics infographic!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 05, 2017


Cold vs. Flu Symptoms: When to See a Doctor?

Do you know the subtle differences between a cold and the flu? Use Cedars-Sinai's reference chart to help figure out what you have and when to see a doctor.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 15, 2017