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Most Adults Misunderstand Blood Pressure Numbers

A study from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics found that most adults don't understand blood pressure…

What to Eat After You’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer

When you are diagnosed with cancer, knowing what foods to eat can help you deal with the disease and the…

4 Weight-loss Surgery Myths, Debunked by a Bariatric Surgeon

Get the facts on bariatric surgery from our experts. Bariatric surgery can be a lifesaving solution for people who are…

After Bladder Augmentation, 'So Very Blessed'

Thanks to a life-changing surgery performed by Evgeniy Kreydin, MD, of USC Urology, Ricardo Sandoval is moving on from renal…

How Food Insecurity Is Linked to Liver Disease

The lack of access to affordable, nutritious food puts those with chronic liver disease at a higher risk of death,…

What Is a Plant-Based Diet? Facts and Myths You Should Know

Brittany Gurney, RD, a registered dietitian who specializes in clinical nutrition at Keck Medicine of USC, explains what's true and…

Enjoying the Holidays While Eating Healthy

Two Keck Medicine of USC physicians share easy tips for achieving the right balance at a time of year when…

4 Tips to Help You Add Meal Planning Into Your Cooking Routine

Michelle Smith, RD, CSOWM, and Rachel Keller, MS, RD, registered dietitians for the bariatric surgery program at Keck Medicine of…

Your Body at 40, 50, 60 and 70

As we progress through adulthood, our bodies continue to change. This four-part series will show you what to look out…

10 Blood Pressure Myths and Facts You Need to Know

Does drinking alcohol raise blood pressure? What are the signs of high blood pressure? Find out the answers — and…

How to Manage Stress for Better Health

Stress is a fact of life, but its impact on our lives can be debilitating and even harmful. Here are…

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Flu and Other Respiratory Illnesses

It’s more important than ever to take steps to reduce your risk for respiratory illnesses like the flu, colds and…