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American Heart Association’s 2017 Los Angeles Heart Walk

September 23rd, 2017|

Keck Medicine of USC is sponsoring the American Heart Association’s 2017 Los Angeles Heart Walk on September 23 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

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Myth or Fact: Are Eggs Really Bad for Your Heart?

September 15th, 2017|

Every month there seems to be a new story about whether you should eat more eggs or swear off of them for good. So are

What Is Deep Brain Stimulation?

September 15th, 2017|

For patients with few options, deep brain stimulation is a lifesaver, treating neurological conditions like tremors and fluctuations in motor skills.
You may not have heard

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

September 14th, 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

Meet Niels Kokot, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

September 14th, 2017|

Dr. Kokot is an otolaryngologist whose work encompasses all aspects of head and neck surgery, including the management of tumors in the oral cavity, larynx,

Meet Jeffrey Loh-Doyle, Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology

September 14th, 2017|

Dr. Loh-Doyle is a urologist who specializes in male sexual dysfunction, trauma and reconstructive surgery.
Here’s what you won’t find on his resume:
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A Vaccine To Stop Alzheimer’s?

September 14th, 2017|

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC are tackling the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States — Alzheimer’s disease — with

Why Women Get More Headaches Than Men

September 13th, 2017|

No, it’s not that women are more sensitive to pain than men; there’s a biological reason behind the difference.

Throughout their lives, women are more likely

Nerve Pain: Is It Different From a Headache?

September 13th, 2017|

That nagging headache may not be a headache at all, but nerve pain caused by inflamed occipital nerves.
You have probably experienced a headache or even