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Your Body at 40

From hot flashes to reading glasses, here’s what you need to know to stay strong and healthy in your 40s.…

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.…

4 Steps to Heal Faster After Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC has implemented a set of protocols, known as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (or ERAS), to help…

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…

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…

Common Ice Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Learn how to protect yourself and your children from injury while enjoying these winter sports. Ice skating can be fun…

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…

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Kidney Stones

You’ve probably heard that passing a kidney stone can be very painful, but you might not know exactly what they…

How to Manage Stress for Better Health

Stress is a fact of life, but its impact on our lives can be debilitating and even harmful. Here are…

4 Tips to Help You Add Meal Planning Into Your Cooking Routine

Michelle Smith, RD, CSOWM, and Rachel Keller, MS, RD, registered dietitians for the bariatric surgery program at Keck Medicine of…

Lifelong Support for Bariatric Surgery Patient

With help from her family and Keck Medicine of USC’s Bariatric Surgery and Weight-Loss Management Center, Brianna Villanueva is primed…

What Is a Plant-Based Diet? Facts and Myths You Should Know

Brittany Gurney, RD, a registered dietitian who specializes in clinical nutrition at Keck Medicine of USC, explains what's true and…