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What to Do if Health Insurance Denies a Prior Authorization for Treatment

Patients and doctors should work together if insurance denies a claim, explains a Keck Medicine of USC expert. Do you…

USC Music Professor Beats Head and Neck Cancer

While Richard Smith was helping his sister move back to their hometown in Oregon, he felt a twinge in his…

What People With Asthma Should Know About COVID-19

S. Cindy Xi, MD, an allergist and immunologist at Keck Medicine of USC, answers some common questions about asthma and…

Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much

Sitting for hours on end can be a part of modern life, but sometimes, it can lead to back problems.…

Could I Have a Latex Allergy?

Latex allergy symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening. Here’s what you need to know. The last time you went…

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Flu and Other Respiratory Illnesses

It’s more important than ever to take steps to reduce your risk for respiratory illnesses like the flu, colds and…

6 Myths About Urinary Incontinence in Women

There are several misconceptions about urinary incontinence in women, including that it’s a condition without effective treatment options. The facts…

Robotic Surgery Treats Patient's Prostate Cancer

When Dick Martin learned he had prostate cancer, he immediately knew he wanted René Sotelo, MD, a surgeon at USC…

Meet the Staff: Boram Cha, Clinic Manager

By the time patients see Boram Cha running around Keck Medicine of USC's locations in Koreatown and Buena Park, she's…

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…

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…

6 Things to Know about Pneumonia

From walking pneumonia to COVID-19 pneumonia, here are some key facts about this potentially serious condition. When you’re sick, it…