What is the flu? | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So if you’re watching this video, I’m pretty sure that at some point in your life, or in the lives of someone you know, that you’ve had the flu. Almost everybody is pretty familiar with how awful it feels to get sick with the flu. And when people talk about the flu, they kinda talk about […]

Antibiotic Awareness: Antibiotics are not always the answer

According to the Centers for Disease Control up to half of all antibiotic prescriptions are either unnecessary or ineffective. Hi, I’m Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson and in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health, I’m here to talk to you today about antibiotic usage and antibiotic resistance. It’s a growing problem in the United States and across […]

Chronic Cough Treatment for Children – Mindy Ross, MD | UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital

Hi, welcome back. I’m pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Mindy Ross. You may have caught my previous webinar about the evaluation of chronic cough, and today’s talk continues from there and is about the treatment of chronic cough. So if you have any questions, please tweet them or comment on the Facebook livestream. The outline of the talk today will […]

Chronic coughing: Possible causes and treatment

Chronic coughing is defined as coughing on a daily basis for three weeks or longer. And in smokers, they cough every day and that’s a pretty common complaint. But if it’s a non-smoker, coughing that lasts longer than three weeks in duration is probably asthma, heartburn or postnasal drip. And it’s interesting because if someone does not smoke […]