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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…

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…

What You Need to Know About Nosebleeds

If you’ve been tilting your head back to stop a nosebleed, you’ve been doing it wrong. Read on to learn…

4 Hidden Risks for Lung Cancer

Most people associate lung cancer with smoking, but the fact that you don’t smoke doesn’t mean you’re not at risk…

Your Body at 40, 50, 60 and 70

As we progress through adulthood, our bodies continue to change. This four-part series will show you what to look out…

Illnesses You Can Pick Up at the Beach

You know to watch out for stingrays and sharks, but do you know about the bacteria and viruses you might…

What You Need to Know about Heat-related Illness

The summer sun may be a welcome relief after cooler weather, but rising temperatures bring their own dangers. Find out…

5 Questions to Ask at Your next Physical

The right question can reveal a lot about your health. Your annual checkup is more important than you may think.…

Your Body at 60

Forget images of early bird specials, grannies and rocking chairs. Today’s young-at-heart 60-year-olds are embracing an active and healthy lifestyle.…

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…

Meet Frank Petrigliano, MD

Frank Petrigliano, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC and the head team physician for the Los…

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…