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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…

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…

6 Sneaky Reasons You’re Gaining Weight

If your clothes are getting tight or the number on the scale is going up, one of these issues could…

What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

This gynecologic condition can cause symptoms from chronic pelvic pain to infertility — or none at all. If you spend…

4 Doctor-Approved New Year’s Resolutions

Have you ever wondered what a medical professional would recommend as a New Year’s resolution? When the clock strikes midnight…

Is There Relief for Sciatica?

Do you feel a sharp, knifelike pain radiating down your leg or an ache in your lower back? It may…

Fast Response to Stroke Fuels Full Recovery

David McClure was able to call for help as he suffered a stroke. Immediate, expert care at Keck Medicine of…

Meet the Staff: Paul Kangethe, Registered Nurse

Paul Kangethe, MSN, RN, did not initially set out to work in a hospital. He explains what motivated his career…

Take Small Steps Today to Improve Future Health

What lifestyle changes can you make now — and how might they pay off later? Read about two simple strategies…

Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Going gluten-free may seem like a trendy diet option, but for some people, it’s a medical necessity. Chances are your…

5 Reasons Why You Might Have the Chills

Are chills serious? Shivering and goose bumps can accompany a wide range of conditions, from a too-cold environment to cancer.…

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…