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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

The Keck Effect: More Daytime Walks

July 3rd, 2017|

Gary Dennis used to enjoy taking frequent lunchtime walks from his office to the Exposition Park Rose Garden and USC campus, about a two-mile round

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Emerge

June 6th, 2017|

Long before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain.

Amyloid plaques, which are clusters

The Keck Effect: More Phone Calls

April 24th, 2017|

On her first day of graduate school, Andrea Du Bois’ sports psychology professor asked the students to play a game of telephone. It was an

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

Why Joining A Support Group Works

March 1st, 2017|

Joining a support group is a great way to develop tools to help you cope, learn to express your feelings and get connected with others

5 Ways to Combat the Unexpected Stress of Retirement

February 28th, 2017|

It’s a surprising fact — retirement can be stressful. Learn how you can avoid and eliminate common stressors from your golden years.
Most people spend the

The Keck Effect: More Life Empathy and Joy

January 26th, 2017|

When Dawn Fishback was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1990, she never realized it would lead her to finding her life’s work.
When Dawn was

5 Ways Drinking Less Can Lead to Better Health

January 12th, 2017|

After a festive holiday season full of parties and decadent meals, one of the best changes you can make to establish healthy habits for the