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10 Things You Can Do to Prepare for an Extended Hospital Stay

Heading to the hospital can be a stressful time, but there are ways to plan for your stay so that…

Panic Attack vs. Anxiety: How to Tell the Difference

Not all anxiety is the same. This checklist can help you determine what’s happening, before you talk to your doctor.…

Why Do Lonely People Die Younger?

It’s a scientific fact that points to a definite mind-body connection. Loneliness has become a public health epidemic, according to…

Can Vitamin D Help Relieve Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Upping your vitamin D intake has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Vitamin D helps the body…

Does Being a Night Owl Affect Your Health?

There are two types of people in this world: Early birds and night owls. When it comes to sleep habits,…

5 Very Real Dangers of Binge Eating

Occasionally overeating will leave you with a bellyache. But if you do it regularly, you risk more serious consequences. Who…

Your Open Enrollment Checklist

Search for a Keck Medicine of USC provider As the nationwide open enrollment period approaches, choosing the right health insurance…

Is Your Skin Rash a Sign of Something More Serious?

Do you have a rash? Know the difference between common conditions and when it could signal a more serious health…

Position Yourself for Sound Sleep With Back Pain

Raymond Jonathan Hah, MD, and Christopher C. Ornelas, MD, orthopedic surgeons at Keck Medicine of USC, reveal the best sleep…

What’s the Connection Between Insomnia and Back and Neck Pain?

Christopher Ornelas, MD, a physiatrist who specializes in spinal disorders at Keck Medicine of USC, shares tips on how to…

10 Preparation Tips for Running a Marathon

With marathon season just around the corner, it’s a good idea to review some basic training tips that can benefit…

5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Even though Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, there are many myths and misconceptions about the condition.…