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Strong Maternity Care for Black Mom-to-Be

Candice Cauley shares her positive journey receiving maternity care at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, where a women's health practice is…

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an OB/GYN

Looking for a new OB/GYN? Evelyn Nicole Mitchell, MD, of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, shares key questions to ask before…

6 Possible Reasons Why You Have Swollen Feet, Ankles or Legs

Occasional swelling of your lower extremities can be caused by everything from salty food to standing too long. Here’s how…

Pregnancy and Coronavirus: 5 Facts You Need To Know

If you’re pregnant and have concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on you and your baby, you’re not alone. One…

How Wildfire Smoke Can Affect Your Health

Even if you’re not in the direct path of the fire, the effects of wildfire smoke inhalation can cause major…

Meet Evelyn Mitchell, MD

Dr. Mitchell is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in labor and delivery, family planning,…

10 Blood Pressure Myths and Facts You Need to Know

Does drinking alcohol raise blood pressure? What are the signs of high blood pressure? Find out the answers — and…

Breast Cancer Symptoms: What Should You Know?

Learn about the symptoms of breast cancer and what to look for to protect yourself against this disease. Breast cancer…

LVAD Sustains Mother Awaiting New Heart

A mechanical device is keeping Zuleyma Santos alive as she awaits a transplant. She’s also spreading the word about heart…

Breast Cancer Patient Seeks Early Intervention

By advocating for herself and working with an expert team at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, Jocelyn Aguilar has a new…

Brain Tumor Treatment Saves Mother and Child

Melody LaTorre was pregnant when she learned she had brain cancer. In a race against time, a team of Keck…

Thyroid Problems: Fluctuating Weight, Hair Loss and More

A small, butterfly-shaped gland tucked right underneath your Adam’s apple can have a huge impact on your health. Your thyroid…