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Wearing Hearing Aids May Extend Lives

Our CEO talks about innovative research being done at Keck Medicine, such as a recent groundbreaking study on hearing aid…

Your Body at 40, 50, 60 and 70

As we progress through adulthood, our bodies continue to change. This four-part series will show you what to look out…

Forgetfulness: What’s Normal, What’s Not

How well do you remember what you did last week? Memory loss is not always a sign of aging. Learn…

Thyroid Problems: Fluctuating Weight, Hair Loss and More

A small, butterfly-shaped gland tucked right underneath your Adam’s apple can have a huge impact on your health. Your thyroid…

What’s the Connection Between Insomnia and Back and Neck Pain?

Christopher Ornelas, MD, a physiatrist who specializes in spinal disorders at Keck Medicine of USC, shares tips on how to…

How Type 2 Diabetes Affects Men

Low testosterone and sexual health issues are just some of the side effects that men with diabetes may experience. It’s…

5 Very Real Dangers of Binge Eating

Occasionally overeating will leave you with a bellyache. But if you do it regularly, you risk more serious consequences. Who…

Does Being a Night Owl Affect Your Health?

There are two types of people in this world: Early birds and night owls. When it comes to sleep habits,…

Can Vitamin D Help Relieve Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Upping your vitamin D intake has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Vitamin D helps the body…

Why Do Lonely People Die Younger?

It’s a scientific fact that points to a definite mind-body connection. Loneliness has become a public health epidemic, according to…

Are Your Daily Headaches a Sign of Something More Serious?

Don’t fret just yet. The pounding pain in your head may be annoying, but it doesn’t necessarily indicate a bigger…

Sleep Apnea Surgery Brings Sweet Dreams

Jose Salas had been dealing with sleep apnea for 15 years. Instead of joining colleagues for lunch at work, he…