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Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain can be scary, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it could…

What’s the Difference Between a Cold, Bronchitis and Pneumonia?

Sniffling. Coughing. Maybe a fever. Whatever it is, you feel miserable. But is it just a cold — or something…

Is It Hemorrhoids or Colon Cancer?

Although hemorrhoids and colon cancer are two very different conditions, they can share similar symptoms. This guide will help you…

Thyroid Problems: Fluctuating Weight, Hair Loss and More

A small, butterfly-shaped gland tucked right underneath your Adam’s apple can have a huge impact on your health. Your thyroid…

How Is Immunotherapy Changing Lung Cancer Treatment?

There’s good news about survival rates for lung cancer — they are on the rise, thanks to innovative treatments like…

Forgetfulness: What’s Normal, What’s Not

How well do you remember what you did last week? Memory loss is not always a sign of aging. Learn…

TAVR Procedure Offers Promise for Heart Patients

Specialists at Keck Medicine's USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute are revolutionizing treatment for aortic valve disease in a series of…

Is Arm Numbness and Tingling Ever Cause for Concern?

Numbness and tingling in your left arm or right arm isn’t always caused by poor body mechanics. Read on to…

When Migraines Require Lifestyle Change

Some patients need holistic treatment for migraine headaches beyond clinical procedures and headache medication alone. Migraines can make it impossible…

LVAD Sustains Mother Awaiting New Heart

A mechanical device is keeping Zuleyma Santos alive as she awaits a transplant. She’s also spreading the word about heart…

Liver Transplant Patient Celebrates Anniversary

Benigna Carrillo received the first liver transplant performed by USC doctors. On her transplant's 27th anniversary, she reflects on her…

How to Check and Improve Your Heart Health after COVID-19

A Keck Medicine of USC cardiologist shares why you have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease after COVID-19 and how…