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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

The Keck Effect: More Daytime Walks

Gary Dennis used to enjoy taking frequent lunchtime walks from his office to the Exposition Park Rose Garden and USC campus, about a two-mile round

Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Emerge

Long before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain.

Amyloid plaques, which are clusters

The Keck Effect: More Phone Calls

On her first day of graduate school, Andrea Du Bois’ sports psychology professor asked the students to play a game of telephone. It was an

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When Common Stress Relievers Stop Working

It may be more than simple stress. Find out when you should see a doctor.
Stress is a normal part of life. It can be caused

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Why Joining A Support Group Works

Joining a support group is a great way to develop tools to help you cope, learn to express your feelings and get connected with others

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5 Ways to Combat the Unexpected Stress of Retirement

It’s a surprising fact — retirement can be stressful. Learn how you can avoid and eliminate common stressors from your golden years.
Most people spend the

The Keck Effect: More Life Empathy and Joy

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

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5 Ways Drinking Less Can Lead to Better Health

After a festive holiday season full of parties and decadent meals, one of the best changes you can make to establish healthy habits for the