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Meet Evelyn Mitchell, MD

Dr. Mitchell is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in labor and delivery, family planning,…

The Corneal Correction: How a Specialty Scleral Lens Restored a Patient’s Sight

Three years ago, an outside clinic diagnosed Maria Contreras with keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease that causes thinning and bulging…

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…

7 Symptoms That Can Be Caused by Stress

The effects of stress on the body can range from temporary nuisances to long-term negative consequences. Learn what to be…

7 Reasons You Might Have Diarrhea

From viruses to lactose intolerance, there are a number of causes that might be behind this unpleasant symptom. Most people…

Meet Eric Chang, MD

Dr. Chang is a radiation oncologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in tumors of the central nervous system.…

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…

6 Things to Know about Pneumonia

From walking pneumonia to COVID-19 pneumonia, here are some key facts about this potentially serious condition. When you’re sick, it…

USC Music Professor Beats Head and Neck Cancer

While Richard Smith was helping his sister move back to their hometown in Oregon, he felt a twinge in his…

Meet the Staff: Hannah Licari, Physician Assistant

Whether she’s evaluating patients, developing treatment plans or following up with postoperative patients, physician assistant Hannah Licari is there every…

Robotic Surgery Relieves Patient's Pelvic Pain

Suffering from a painful yet often misunderstood pelvic disorder, Nathreen Bonnet found healing through an advanced, highly precise surgical procedure…

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…