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Cultural Awareness Informs Nasal Cancer Detection

Sudden hearing loss brought Danny Kwok to Keck Medicine of USC's Arcadia clinic, where an otolaryngologist's deep knowledge of his…

Cochlear Implants Key for Early Intervention

The devices boost skill development for infants with hearing loss and severe developmental delays more than hearing aids, new research…

Why Do I Have So Much Earwax?

A buildup of earwax can not only be embarrassing but also can cause more health problems. Here’s how to deal…

USC Music Professor Beats Head and Neck Cancer

While Richard Smith was helping his sister move back to their hometown in Oregon, he felt a twinge in his…

New Hope For Singer With Hearing Loss

A hearing aid and a cochlear implant helped actor and singer Sandy Blake after she lost hearing in both ears,…

5 Things to Know Before Choosing a Hearing Aid

Our expert audiologist shares tips on how to pick the best hearing aid for you, including what types of devices…

Meet the Staff: Jennifer Kelley, Patient Navigator

The care Jennifer Kelley provides to patients at the USC Acoustic Neuroma Center is deeply personal. The reason? She was…

7 Everyday Things That Can Trigger Hearing Loss

It’s not just lawn mowers and leaf blowers that can impact your hearing. Find out about ordinary sounds that are…

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…

Your Body at 70

Who says you have to ‘age out’ of good health? With modern medicine and healthy choices, you can stay fit…

Feeling Off-Balance? The Problem Might Be in Your Ears

If you’re feeling a little unsteady on your feet, it’s not just in your head. It might actually be in…

Can Cotton Swabs Cause Permanent Ear Damage?

Reaching for a cotton swab whenever your ears feel stuffed or clogged may cause more harm than good. Like an…