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What Causes an Enlarged Heart?

An enlarged heart isn’t a condition in itself — it’s a symptom caused by different cardiovascular issues. Having a big…

Heart Attack Leads to Colon Cancer Diagnosis

José Aguiar was already experiencing serious symptoms in his heart, foot and endocrine system when doctors found a mass in…

5 Things to Know Before Choosing a Hearing Aid

Our expert audiologist shares tips on how to pick the best hearing aid for you, including what types of devices…

6 Possible Reasons Why You Have Swollen Feet, Ankles or Legs

Occasional swelling of your lower extremities can be caused by everything from salty food to standing too long. Here’s how…

What Is a Normal Body Temperature?

It’s 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, right? Not necessarily, and here’s why that matters. If you’ve ever taken your temperature only to…

Pregnancy and Coronavirus: 5 Facts You Need To Know

If you’re pregnant and have concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on you and your baby, you’re not alone. One…

10 Blood Pressure Myths and Facts You Need to Know

Does drinking alcohol raise blood pressure? What are the signs of high blood pressure? Find out the answers — and…

Why Is Colorectal Cancer on the Rise for Younger People?

Doctors are working to uncover why colon cancer numbers are increasing in people under 50. Here’s what you need to…

Meet Casey O’Connell, MD

Casey O’Connell, MD, is a hematologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in treating both cancerous and noncancerous blood…