Highlights, Stories and News

The Keck Effect: More Conversations

March 22nd, 2017|

When Theresa Vitale began losing her voice for months at a time, she knew she needed help.
Theresa Vitale’s initials are “TV,” so it’s only fitting that she found a career as a camera operator and

The Future Is Now: Advances in Technology Are Driving Medical Breakthroughs

March 21st, 2017|

Medical technology advancements result in better diagnosis and patient care—and they also save lives.
Technology is changing all areas of medicine, including personal data collection, imaging, surgery and sterilization, to name a few. The following medical

Read this Before You Turn to Dr. Google

March 21st, 2017|

House calls are back and they are only a click away; but could overindulging in access to health information actually be hurting us?
When you’re not feeling well, it’s natural to want to find out what’s

Everything You Need to Know About Blood Pressure

March 21st, 2017|

What does it mean to have a high or low blood pressure and how does your blood pressure impact your overall health?
Here are some handy answers:
What is blood pressure?
Normal blood pressure is a vital body

When Common Stress Relievers Stop Working

March 21st, 2017|

It may be more than simple stress. Find out when you should see a doctor.
Stress is a normal part of life. It can be caused by positive changes like landing your dream job, or getting

Can Prediabetes Go Away?

March 21st, 2017|

Being diagnosed with prediabetes doesn’t mean you will develop diabetes. Your doctor can help you come up with an effective plan to keep your blood sugar low, so that you can keep diabetes away for

Little Known Factors That Lead To Diabetes

March 21st, 2017|

What are some of the lifestyle, genetics and other not-so-obvious factors that can trigger diabetes? What can you do to prevent this condition?
Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose)

Managing Your Work Life Balance at Any Age

March 21st, 2017|

Your career and stress can be a funny thing. When you’re younger, you might long for more challenging assignments and a higher title. When you finally achieve them, you find that all that responsibility comes

Meet John M. Ringman, MD, MS, Professor of Clinical Neurology

March 20th, 2017|

Meet John M. Ringman, MD, MS, Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Ringman is a professor of clinical neurology in the Department of Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He regularly sees patients with

Last modified: December 12, 2016