Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Breaking Myths and Misconceptions

Do Vitamin D Supplements Really Improve Your Health?

Can vitamin D supplements prevent cancer, protect your heart and step up physical performance? Read on to see wha...
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More Women Die From This Disease Than Any Other, and Many Don’t Know What It Is

Less than half of American women know what the biggest threat to their health is. Learn more about it — and how...
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Are Organic Tampons Better for You?

Organic tampons have entered the market as the ‘all-natural’ cousins of conventional tampons. Here’s what y...
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Do Vitamin D Supplements Really Improve Your Health?

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More Women Die From This Disease Than Any Other, and Many Don’t Know What It Is

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Are Organic Tampons Better for You?

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5 Vasectomy Myths, Busted

If you’re done having kids (or don’t want to start), this procedure is an easy, foolproof and relatively pain...
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What Are the Signs of High Blood Pressure?

Here’s what you need to know about what to look for, along with expert tips on monitoring your blood pressure a...
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5 Easy-to-miss Signs of Diabetes

This common condition can sneak up on you — here’s what to look for, so you can see it coming. Diabetes is a ...
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Can Brain Games Improve Your Memory?

Brain games may seem like a tool to boost your memory, but do they really help? As we grow older, it’s possible...
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Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

While it’s probably not going to lead to harm, cracking your knuckles doesn’t necessarily have any benefits, ...
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5 Common Health Problems You Can Prevent

Take control of your health, with these tips on preventing common injuries and conditions. Many diseases strike w...
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What Does Heavy Drinking Do to Your Body?

You may have heard alcohol has some health benefits, but you should read this before you pick up your next drink....
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Can a Daily Glass of Wine Help Prevent Cancer?

Red wine has some health benefits, but is beating deadly diseases one of them? Alcohol has been used for thousand...
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