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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

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

The Keck Effect: More Workouts

January 13th, 2017|

What Do Arnold Schwarzenegger and 21-Year Old Personal Training Director Arik Bibicoff Have In Common? They both say Keck Medicine of USC and Vaughn Starnes,

Rare bacterial infection doesn’t faze care team at Keck Medicine

January 11th, 2017|

After being resuscitated in a USC Verdugo Hills Hospital operating room, Alfred Lopez was transferred to Keck Medical Center of USC on May 12, on

The Keck Effect: More Father and Son Moments

January 4th, 2017|

Donating a kidney to your father is an ultimate sign of a son’s devotion. However, when Tomas Ramirez’s son, Francisco, volunteered to donate his kidney

The Keck Effect: More Sales

December 6th, 2016|

When Oscar Bugarin began losing his voice eight years ago, physicians couldn’t seem to pinpoint the problem and it was affecting more than his ability

The Keck Effect: More Gratitude

December 1st, 2016|

Quick, efficient, and expert care gave an aneurysm patient another shot at life.
On the night of March 17, 2015, Tamara Shelton’s husband, Mike, found her

The Keck Effect: More Singing

November 21st, 2016|

Meloney Collins performs daily at Disneyland in the Five & Dime jazz musical. Every Saturday night she sings with her band, Bourbon Street, at Disneyland

The Keck Effect: More Walks Around The Rose Bowl

November 7th, 2016|

Ruthie Evans is the kind of energetic senior who loves to stay active. Part of her routine is walking three and a half miles around