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Do You Need to See an Endocrinologist Before Starting a Weight Loss Drug?

Losing weight can be difficult. Seeing a specialist can help determine if weight loss drugs are right for you. It…

Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Going gluten-free may seem like a trendy diet option, but for some people, it’s a medical necessity. Chances are your…

How These 4 Skin Conditions Impact People of Color

When it comes to ethnic skin, there are unique issues to consider. As anyone with combination skin can tell you,…

Heart Disease Is the Biggest Threat to Women's Health. Many Don’t Even Know

Less than half of American women know the biggest threat to their health is heart disease. Learn more about it…

Is There Relief for Sciatica?

Do you feel a sharp, knifelike pain radiating down your leg or an ache in your lower back? It may…

What You Need to Know About 3D Mammograms

3D mammography is the latest innovation in breast cancer screening technology, but how is it different from traditional 2D screening?…

Common Ice Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Learn how to protect yourself and your children from injury while enjoying these winter sports. Ice skating can be fun…

Meet the Staff: Paul Kangethe, Registered Nurse

Paul Kangethe, MSN, RN, did not initially set out to work in a hospital. He explains what motivated his career…

TAVR Procedure Offers Promise for Heart Patients

Specialists at Keck Medicine's USC Cardiac and Vascular Institute are revolutionizing treatment for aortic valve disease in a series of…

Is It the Stomach Flu or Food Poisoning?

Is your stomach pain from food poisoning or the stomach flu? It can be hard to tell, since both conditions…

Under Pressure: How Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery Saved a Promising, Young Student’s Eyesight

In March 2019, Namita Sarraf’s life changed. She began suffering episodes of redness, pain, and light sensitivity in her left…

Which Colon Cancer Screening Is Right for Me?

There are four different ways to be screened for colon cancer. Read on to find out which test might be…