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Meet Hussein Naji Yassine, MD

Dr. Yassine is an endocrinologist at Keck Medicine of USC and director of the Center for Personalized Brain Health at…

What People With Asthma Should Know About COVID-19

S. Cindy Xi, MD, an allergist and immunologist at Keck Medicine of USC, answers some common questions about asthma and…

What Are the 5 Most Common Eye Injuries for Athletes?

Every year, nearly 40,000 people suffer eye injuries when participating in sports or recreational activities, according to the American Academy…

When Is Surgery the Right Choice for Back Pain?

Back surgery is anything but simple. Consider these 4 points before you decide. Since surgery for back pain involves the…

6 Sneaky Reasons You’re Gaining Weight

If your clothes are getting tight or the number on the scale is going up, one of these issues could…

It’s Workplace Eye Wellness Month, What Serious Dangers are at Your Job?

Whether you’re a full-time employee or a freelancer working from the comfort of home, it’s important to be aware of…

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Kidney Stones

You’ve probably heard that passing a kidney stone can be very painful, but you might not know exactly what they…

Hallmark Actor Back in Action After Kidney Cancer

With the help of Keck Medicine of USC and Inderbir S. Gill, MD, actor and television host Cameron Mathison refuses…

5 Tips to Prepare for Your First Telehealth Visit

As more doctors’ offices move toward telehealth for appointments that can be held remotely, patients should know how to prepare…

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…

Young Cancer Patient Holds On to Optimism

Angela K. Thomas turned to her faith, her family and the experts at Keck Medicine of USC to move beyond…

What Can Cause a Loss of Taste and Smell?

Several viruses and health conditions, including COVID-19, could be the reason for your loss of taste and smell. A bouquet…