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The Healing Power of Arts for our Cancer Patients

How the Institute for Arts in Medicine reduces stress and depression and encourages self-expression. After Heaven Wright was diagnosed with…

Young Cancer Patient Holds On to Optimism

Angela K. Thomas turned to her faith, her family and the experts at Keck Medicine of USC to move beyond…

5 Vasectomy Myths, Busted

If you’re done having kids (or don’t want to start), this procedure is an easy, foolproof and relatively painless solution…

10 Tips for Your Best Race-Day Running Experience

Seth Gamradt, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine at Keck Medicine of USC, shares some key factors…

Treating Epilepsy With Targeted Surgery

Patients at the USC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center receive the highest level of care, backed by innovative research. On an ordinary…

5 Tips for Living Well with Chronic Pain, According to an Expert

A staggering number of Americans live with chronic pain. But that doesn’t mean it has to control your life. Chronic…

What Is Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy?

You may have heard about the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy. Here’s what science currently says about…

5 Questions to Ask at Your next Physical

The right question can reveal a lot about your health. Your annual checkup is more important than you may think.…

Is It a Seasonal Allergy or a Cold?

If you’ve got the sniffles, here’s how to figure out what’s causing your ailments. Just when you think cold and…

5 Types of DIY Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Here’s how to stay safe when doing your own renovations and repair projects. You’re excited to get to work on…

5 Reasons Why You Might Have the Chills

Are chills serious? Shivering and goose bumps can accompany a wide range of conditions, from a too-cold environment to cancer.…

A Racing Pulse: How Fast Is Too Fast?

If your heart is beating so fast it feels like it’s about to burst, you could have a serious condition…