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How to Check if You Have a Lump on Your Breast

August 18th, 2017|

Follow this step-by-step guide to perform a breast self-examination.
Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer among women, and every year the number of

What Is Carcinoma?

August 14th, 2017|

Carcinoma is a cancer that begins in the tissue that lines your internal organs.
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer.

Most people have heard the

Why Visiting The Doctor Should Be on Your Back to School To-Do List

August 11th, 2017|

You may be healthy and in the prime of your life. But that doesn’t mean you’re “unbreakable.” Here are five reasons why you need a

Meet Meng Law, MD, Professor of Radiology

August 10th, 2017|

Dr. Law is the director of neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
Here’s what you won’t find on

Your Doctor May 3-D Print Organs for You in the Future

August 2nd, 2017|

Growing human organs in a lab is no longer the stuff of science fiction. In the next few years, doctors may be able to use

What Do You Do When Your Spouse Has Trouble Hearing You?

July 28th, 2017|

“Tuning out” is a frustrating habit that long-time couples develop over time. But what if your “selective hearing” actually signals a serious health condition?
Are you

How Cancer Patients Can Plan for Fertility

July 26th, 2017|

It may seem like having children is impossible for cancer patients. But by following these guidelines, you can plan and improve your chances.
In addition to

How Air Pollution Is Making Our Kids Overweight and Sick

July 26th, 2017|

There are many ways air pollution can impact our well being, but recent studies show a direct connection between poor air quality and asthma and

6 New Medical Breakthroughs Helping Us Live Longer, Healthier Lives

July 26th, 2017|

Technology often gets a bad rap in our modern world. But when it comes to health care, there are some exciting new technical innovations on