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The Healing Power of Arts for our Cancer Patients

How the Institute for Arts in Medicine reduces stress and depression and encourages self-expression. After Heaven Wright was diagnosed with…

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

It may come as a surprise to many that among all of the blinding conditions that exist, cataracts are the…

Feeling Off-Balance? The Problem Might Be in Your Ears

If you’re feeling a little unsteady on your feet, it’s not just in your head. It might actually be in…

How Reliable Are Online Eye Exams?

At a time when more people turn to the internet for everything, from information to shopping to making a living,…

5 Vasectomy Myths, Busted

If you’re done having kids (or don’t want to start), this procedure is an easy, foolproof and relatively painless solution…

10 Tips for Your Best Race-Day Running Experience

Seth Gamradt, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine at Keck Medicine of USC, shares some key factors…

Treating Epilepsy With Targeted Surgery

Patients at the USC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center receive the highest level of care, backed by innovative research. On an ordinary…

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…

5 Tips for Living Well with Chronic Pain, According to an Expert

A staggering number of Americans live with chronic pain. But that doesn’t mean it has to control your life. Chronic…

What Is Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy?

You may have heard about the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy. Here’s what science currently says about…

What Women Need to Know About Urine Leaks

Uniquely female experiences, like pregnancy, childbirth and menopause, contribute to this very common problem. Few things are more uncomfortable than…

What Are Kegel Exercises, and Should You Do Them?

Find out how these pelvic floor exercises can help you. You may have heard of Kegels — pregnant women are…