Practice Good Hand Hygiene to Avoid Diseases

Practice Good Hand Hygiene to Avoid Diseases

Posted by Suman Radhakrishna With life threatening diseases like Influenza and novel Coronavirus on the rise, hand hygiene is the best preventive measure to curb the spread of germs that cause these infectious diseases. By practicing frequent hand hygiene techniques...
Holiday Travel Tips: Ways to Avoid Germs on Airplane

Holiday Travel Tips: Ways to Avoid Germs on Airplane

Posted by Dr. Thomas Horowitz Holiday season is the peak time for air travel. Are you going on a much needed vacation? So are 115.6 million Americans—the highest number of holiday travelers recorded in the last 20 years.1 You will soon be boarding a plane to meet your...
Cold or Flu? How to Spot the Difference

Cold or Flu? How to Spot the Difference

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan Common cold and flu often have the same symptoms and it is important to spot the difference. Stuffy nose, throat pain, and headache—it can be difficult for you to identify whether you have cold or flu, as these symptoms overlap for both...
Tips to Prevent Weight Gain during Holiday Season

Tips to Prevent Weight Gain during Holiday Season

Posted by Marisa Schor The holiday season is upon us, with Halloween festivities just around the corner. Both kids and adults enjoy the fun holiday parties and baskets filled with treats. With dinner parties and high-calorie candies everywhere, it is not easy to...
Importance of Regular Eye Exams to Maintain Vision Health

Importance of Regular Eye Exams to Maintain Vision Health

Posted by Su Lee Regular eye exams can tell a lot about your vision and can also identify other health problems like diabetes and blood pressure. Rohit Varma, MD, MPH and founding director at CHA HPMC’s Southern California Eye Institute (SCEI) explains the importance...