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How Much Sugar Is Okay to Eat?

Recently, sugar — and how much we’re consuming — has been making headlines.
When it comes to heart health (and overall health) butter used to be

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

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

How to Set Realistic Strategies for Counting Calories

Whether you use the latest mobile apps, an old-fashioned food diary or rely on prepared meals, counting your daily calorie intake can help you with

Portable LVAD Backpacks Save Heart Patients Lives

Patients with severe heart failure can rely on the latest left ventricular assist device models to prolong and improve their lives.
A left venticular assist device

6 New Medical Breakthroughs Helping Us Live Longer, Healthier Lives

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

Can Brain Activity and Exercise Delay Alzheimer’s Disease?

A new Alzheimer’s disease study examines how cognitive and physical activity can help brains stay healthy.
IT CAN START slowly and with slight changes.

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Is it bad posture or scoliosis?

If your shoulders seem lopsided or your clothes hang unevenly, it may be poor posture — or it could be scoliosis.
Scoliosis, an S- or

How Having Multiple Doctors Can Improve Your Health

Singular doctor-patient relationships may become a thing of the past, now that more studies are highlighting the benefits of team-based care.
In recent years, health care

High-Impact Medical Breakthroughs

Keck Medicine of USC physicians discuss how some recent cutting-edge technological advancements have redefined their specialties.
Every year, new findings in science and technology make impactful