An expected second wave of COVID-19 is likely to hit during flu season, raising fears of a "twin-demic" and prompting public health officials to urge widespread flu vaccinations.
UCI Health lung experts warn against prolonged exposure to wildfire-generated air pollutants blanketing much of Southern California. “People with asthma and other respiratory conditions, especially older adults and children, should stay indoors in order to minimize exposure to poor air quality caused by the wildfires,” says Dr. Javier Longoria, a UCI Health specialist in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Novel UCI Health brain tumor research leads to promising treatments for glioblastomas, the most aggressive form of brain cancer.
During the months of COVID-19 quarantining, virtual happy hours have become a popular way to stay connected with friends and family. But as people have shifted to drinking at home, they are imbibing more than usual, potentially impairing their health.