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Meet Laura Taylor, MD

Dr. Taylor is the medical director of the USC Gender-Affirming Care Program at Keck Medicine of USC, offering expert, compassionate…

4 Facial Treatments for Wrinkles, Fine Lines and Dark Spots

The fountain of youth may not exist, but facial treatments can lend a hand in keeping your skin refreshed. While…

Are You Eating Too Much Fish?

Eating fish, as part of a balanced diet, offers several nutritional benefits. But, how do the mercury levels in fish…

What Is a Pelvic Floor Disorder?

It’s a medical condition that millions of American women have, but people rarely talk about. You may not be familiar…

10 Things You Can Do to Prepare for an Extended Hospital Stay

Heading to the hospital can be a stressful time, but there are ways to plan for your stay so that…

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…

Meet Christine Hsieh, MD

Dr. Hsieh is a colorectal surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in minimally invasive surgery as well as…

Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

While it’s probably not going to lead to harm, cracking your knuckles doesn’t necessarily have any benefits, either. We all…

The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage, while on the court. You might not think…

The Pros and Cons of Antibiotics

When it comes to antibiotics, can too much of a good thing be harmful? Antibiotics are powerful drugs that help…

National Nurses Week: Meet Linda Dankwa, RN

Linda Dankwa is an award-winning critical care nurse at Keck Medicine of USC, who has more than three decades of…

When Do You Need Sinus Surgery?

For some people, medications aren’t enough to clear up sinus infections. Here are some steps you can take if you’ve…