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Is Your Ramen Ruining Your Health?

Noodling over ramen is more than a bad fast-food habit — it’s a potential health hazard. Cheap, quick and easy…

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…

Meet Jonathan J. Russin, MD

Dr. Russin is a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in cerebrovascular/skull base disease and epilepsy neurology. Here’s…

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…

What Causes an Enlarged Heart?

An enlarged heart isn’t a condition in itself — it’s a symptom caused by different cardiovascular issues. Having a big…

A Cardiologist's Advice on Marijuana Use

Recent studies presented by the American Heart Association linked marijuana use with negative cardiovascular effects — including a 34% increase…

Dr. Vaughn Starnes Talks About the Future of Heart Care at Keck Medicine of USC

Rod Hanners, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, talks with Dr. Vaughn Starnes about the vision for the next decade…

When to Go to the Emergency Room

The medical director for USC Arcadia Hospital's emergency department shares key things to know about emergency care and how to…

Minimally Invasive Procedure Calms AFib

Victoria Farraj first noticed her atrial fibrillation symptoms while teaching Kindergarten. The totally thoracoscopic maze procedure, performed by the USC…

1 in 3 Americans Face Greater Alcohol Risks

The impact of heavy alcohol intake may be worse for the health of people experiencing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of…

How to Address Chronic and Severe Headaches

If you're experiencing worse than occasional headaches, it may be time to ask for help. Specialists from Keck Medicine of…

Heart Attack Patient Receives Lifesaving Care

The emergency department at USC Arcadia Hospital is a vital resource for San Gabriel Valley residents. For Gary Hood, a…