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Is it bad posture or scoliosis?

July 21st, 2017|

If your shoulders seem lopsided or your clothes hang unevenly, it may be poor posture — or it could be scoliosis.
Scoliosis, an S- or

How Having Multiple Doctors Can Improve Your Health

July 20th, 2017|

Singular doctor-patient relationships may become a thing of the past, now that more studies are highlighting the benefits of team-based care.
In recent years, health care

High-Impact Medical Breakthroughs

July 20th, 2017|

Keck Medicine of USC physicians discuss how some recent cutting-edge technological advancements have redefined their specialties.
Every year, new findings in science and technology make impactful

Do You Have High Blood Pressure? Here’s What You Need to Know

July 20th, 2017|

High blood pressure does not have obvious symptoms but can lead to major health problems.
As high blood pressure, or hypertension, is not only incredibly prevalent

Coffee might help you live longer, according to science

July 10th, 2017|

Whether it’s caffeinated or decaffeinated, coffee is associated with lower mortality, which suggests the association is not tied to caffeine.
Here’s another reason to start the

How to Get the Most out of a Fitness Tracker

July 10th, 2017|

The fitness tracker craze doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your

Does Heartburn Cause Cancer?

July 10th, 2017|

It turns out that scorching feeling in your chest that you get after eating a big plate of five-alarm nachos might not be so innocent

The Keck Effect: More Romantic Weekends

July 3rd, 2017|

It was like a scene from a movie. Romney Mawhorter remembers the helicopter landing on the roof of Keck Hospital of USC.
He remembers the team

These Risky Behaviors Increase Your Chance of Stroke

July 3rd, 2017|

If you think that strokes only affect old people, think again. Strokes occurring in younger victims are on the rise.
Historically, your chances of having a