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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…

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 Types of DIY Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Here’s how to stay safe when doing your own renovations and repair projects. You’re excited to get to work on…

Genetic Screening Informs Lung Cancer Treatment

With the help of Keck Medicine of USC’s Jorge Nieva, MD, a young priest faces a lung cancer diagnosis with…

How to be a Health Advocate for a Loved One

Two Keck Medicine of USC physicians share tips for how to successfully advocate for yourself at a medical appointment —…

10 Surprising Facts About Kidney Stones

Do you know which part of the country is nicknamed the “Stone Belt”? Find out this and other fascinating facts…

Meet Sean C. Wightman, MD

Dr. Wightman is a thoracic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in lung and esophageal cancer surgery, and…

5 Helpful Mammogram Facts Everyone Should Know

Misinformation surrounding mammograms can lead to anxiety. Get the facts about this important part of preventive care. It’s not uncommon…

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…

Robotic Surgery Treats Patient's Prostate Cancer

When Dick Martin learned he had prostate cancer, he immediately knew he wanted René Sotelo, MD, a surgeon at USC…

Meet the Staff: Boram Cha, Clinic Manager

By the time patients see Boram Cha running around Keck Medicine of USC's locations in Koreatown and Buena Park, she's…

5 Easy Ways to Make the Holiday Season Healthier

From keeping leftovers safe to managing holiday stress, these tips can help make the holiday season a little merrier. The…