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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…

5 Easy-to-miss Signs of Diabetes

This common condition can sneak up on you — here’s what to look for, so you can see it coming.…

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…

Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Going gluten-free may seem like a trendy diet option, but for some people, it’s a medical necessity. Chances are your…

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.…

Common Youth Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

As more young people get involved in sports, more end up in the emergency room with a sports-related injury. Here’s…

Sleep Apnea Surgery Brings Sweet Dreams

Jose Salas had been dealing with sleep apnea for 15 years. Instead of joining colleagues for lunch at work, he…

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…

What Are the Signs You’re Too Sick to Go to Work or School?

Should you power it out and head to work or school or stay under the covers all day? Here are…

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…

4 Doctor-Approved New Year’s Resolutions

Have you ever wondered what a medical professional would recommend as a New Year’s resolution? When the clock strikes midnight…

How to Tell If You Have Nasal Polyps

Do you have a runny or stuffed up nose? There might be more to your symptoms than just a head…