Does flossing work? The answer, and other truths about taking care of your teeth

From flossing possibly getting the kibosh to getting cavities on a sugar-free diet, it is easy to get confused when it comes to dental care.

HSC News spoke with experts from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC to Read More »

March 26th, 2018|Announcements|

New MRI scanner could revolutionize diagnosis, treatment of brain tumors

When Reem Itani, a 28-year-old resident in pediatrics living in Chicago, learned she had a brain tumor, she was distraught — but not for the obvious reason. Her endocrinologist told her the tumor was “MRI-negative,” meaning it didn’t appear on Read More »

March 23rd, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Volunteers provide medical support at Los Angeles Marathon

As a sponsor of the 2018 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, the Keck School of Medicine of USC provided more than 250 volunteer physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physician assistant and medical students from throughout Keck Medicine of Read More »

March 22nd, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

STAR/EHA program turns high school seniors into scientists

After months of hard work, 27 students from Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School gathered at the annual Bravo-USC Science and Engineering Fair to present their original research projects. Competition comingled with camaraderie, as the young scientists vied for awards Read More »

March 22nd, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital opens state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital opened the doors to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on March 21, officials announced. The 3,100-square-foot, level II NICU is composed of six private suites, each one equipped with state-of-the-art medical Read More »

March 21st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|