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How Air Pollution Is Making Our Kids Overweight and Sick

There are many ways air pollution can impact our well being, but recent studies show a direct connection between poor air quality and asthma and

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6 Tips for Getting Your Groove Back After Breast Cancer Treatment

The physical damage of breast cancer is visible. But it’s the invisible emotional damage that often has a lasting effect. Learn how to regain your

When Should You Start Having Annual Prostate Exams?

Early cancer detection can save lives and cut treatment costs. But when should you start having prostate exams — and do you need to have

Prostate Cancer: Is Treatment Necessary?

In some cases of early-stage diagnosis, monitoring prostate cancer is an effective alternative to treatment.
It seems counterintuitive to not treat cancer. Yet there are some

The Keck Effect: More Leisure Time

When Marco Mejia stepped out of a movie theater one night with an excruciating headache, he didn’t know it would be the start of a

How to Check if You Have a Lump on Your Breast

Follow this step-by-step guide to perform a breast self-examination.
Breast cancer is the most prevalent type of cancer among women, and every year the number of

What Is Carcinoma?

Carcinoma is a cancer that begins in the tissue that lines your internal organs.
Carcinoma is the most common form of cancer.

Most people have heard the

Why Visiting The Doctor Should Be on Your Back to School To-Do List

You may be healthy and in the prime of your life. But that doesn’t mean you’re “unbreakable.” Here are five reasons why you need a

Meet Meng Law, MD, Professor of Radiology

Dr. Law is the director of neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
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