• A woman who feels dizzy holds onto a wall for support

Feeling Off-Balance? The Problem Might Be in Your Ears

If you’re feeling a little unsteady on your feet, it’s not just in your head. It might actually be in your ears.
We’ve all experienced dizziness

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This Science-Backed Diet Could Help Overhaul Your Health

What the DASH diet lacks in social media buzz, it more than makes up for with a research-based eating plan.
Sure, everyone at your exercise class

  • A man in his 50s who has osteoarthritis examines his aching hand.

5 Expert Tips for People with Osteoarthritis

It can be hard to live with osteoarthritis. Fortunately, there are ways to control, and even reduce, its symptoms.
Are you one of the almost 27

  • A man checks his blood pressure while seated on a sofa at home

What Are the Signs of High Blood Pressure?

Here’s what you need to know about what to look for, along with expert tips on monitoring your blood pressure at home.
Your blood pressure rises

  • A woman holds and inspects her wrist after feeling carpal tunnel pain

What Do I Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

It can cause pain, numbness and tingling in your fingers and hands. Find out who’s at risk and how it’s treated.
Chances are, you’ve heard of

  • A man sleeps comfortably on his back

The Best — and Worst — Sleep Positions for Back Pain

Do you have neck or back pain? Your sleep style may be contributing.
If you’ve ever woken up with a tingling arm or achy neck, you’ve

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Meet Rachel Lefebvre, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Lefebvre is a hand surgeon in the USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC.
Her specialties include the treatment of hand and

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Research Helped Him Find the Right Fit

When you’re told that you need surgery, there’s a lot to think about: How to take the time you will need to recover, who your

  • A woman who is sitting on the couch wraps a blanket around herself and blows her nose.

What Are the Signs You’re Too Sick to Go to Work or School?

Should you power it out and head to work or school or stay under the covers all day? Here are five telltale signs you need