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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…

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.…

How These 4 Skin Conditions Impact People of Color

When it comes to ethnic skin, there are unique issues to consider. As anyone with combination skin can tell you,…

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…

Young Cancer Patient Holds On to Optimism

Angela K. Thomas turned to her faith, her family and the experts at Keck Medicine of USC to move beyond…

4 Hidden Risks for Lung Cancer

Most people associate lung cancer with smoking, but the fact that you don’t smoke doesn’t mean you’re not at risk…

Is There Any Kind of Tan That’s Safe?

Whether you tan indoors or outdoors, you increase your risk for skin cancer. Sun-kissed. Bronzed. Healthy glow. We’ve come up…

5 Questions to Ask at Your next Physical

The right question can reveal a lot about your health. Your annual checkup is more important than you may think.…

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…

Do Vitamin D Supplements Really Improve Your Health?

Can vitamin D supplements prevent cancer, protect your heart and step up physical performance? Read on to see what science…

5 Very Real Dangers of Binge Eating

Occasionally overeating will leave you with a bellyache. But if you do it regularly, you risk more serious consequences. Who…

Myth or Fact: Only Women Get Breast Cancer

If you guessed myth, you’re correct. Like women, men have breast tissue and, therefore, are also at risk for breast…