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Black Men Face Greater Prostate Cancer Risk

New research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC has identified nine new genetic risks factors — seven of…

4 Things You Should Know About Gallstones

Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Learn more about the signs and symptoms. Tucked beneath your…

This Is What Your Excessive or Foul-Smelling Gas Could Mean

If there is one subject few people discuss, passing gas just might be it. Don’t let your embarrassment keep you…

Can Caffeine Cause Irregular Heart Rhythms?

Research challenges age-old assumptions about caffeine. If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be concerned about how your daily cup…

6 Reasons Why Team Sports Are Good for Your Health

It feels good to be part of a team. Now, researchers have found that it’s also a boost to your…

Meet William M. Lee, MD

Dr. Lee is a vascular surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in endovascular and open surgical treatments for…

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…

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…

5 Common Health Problems You Can Prevent

Take control of your health, with these tips on preventing common injuries and conditions. Many diseases strike without warning. Their…

What Are Tonsil Stones?

Learn what you can do about that buildup of bacteria in your tonsils. Think of your tonsils as glandular traps.…

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…

Meet Christine Hsieh, MD

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