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Heat-related illnesses can be dangerous and even deadly. Do you know how to spot the signs of heatstroke and how to protect yourself?
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Are you experiencing excess fatigue, weakness or sweating? A vitamin D deficiency may be behind the symptoms.
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Dr. Yuri Genyk addresses the importance of living organ donations and sheds light on how financial burdens can prevent people from giving the gift of life.
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“Maintaining an adequate vitamin D level is essential in the management of rheumatoid arthritis.”
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If you suspect that a vitamin D deficiency might be aggravating your rheumatoid arthritis, these steps may help:
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To keep you thriving in your 70s, here’s a list of recommended health screenings.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 18
There is no cure, so the main goal of treating osteonecrosis is to slow down the deterioration of the bone.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 18
Osteonecrosis is a condition in which bones are weakened due to the loss of blood flow. With limited blood flow, bones begin to break down and eventually die.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 18
What causes osteonecrosis and who’s at risk? Learn more about this condition, which impacts approximately 10,000 to 20,000 Americans each year.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
“The most rewarding part of my job is when a patient tells me how the efforts of my team have helped them achieve their goals.”
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
Fact or fiction: By their 70s, men and women experience bone loss from osteoporosis at the same rate.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
“I also teach in my free time. Outside of the office I have coached a number of youth sports programs. I enjoy the challenge of taking a diverse group of kids and molding them into a team.”
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
50, 75, 83 or 90 — what percentage of men have an enlarged prostate by the age of 80?
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
Spending time with friends and family is a great way to help keep you healthy in your 70s.
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Researchers at have found that a specialized diet can help with symptoms!
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More and more doctors at are daring to use the word "cure" when it comes to advanced lung cancer. Here's how they're giving patients more stories of survival and hope:
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What is the Most Common Cause of Facial Paralysis? via
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 17
“The day I was accepted to medical school, my lifetime dream came true. As I start my day, I remind myself of how privileged I am to have the opportunity to participate in the lives of my patients.”
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 16
Skin cancer risk doubles with five or more sunburns in a lifetime, but just one bad sunburn can double the risk of melanoma.
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Keck Medicine of USC Jul 16
Summer temperatures can make even seemingly simple activities like taking a walk appear impossible. Here’s how to stay active while beating the heat.
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