Your guide to a COVID-19 vaccine: What the public needs to know

News about a potential COVID-19 vaccine is announced almost daily, leading people to wonder when a vaccine will be available, and whether it will be safe. Edward Jones-Lopez, MD, MS, a Keck Medicine of USC infectious diseases expert and Read More »

October 26th, 2020|Announcements, Clinical Studies, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: COVID-19 pandemic widens exercise gap between younger children and adolescents

Patterns set during childhood can influence adult life profoundly, and exercise habits are no exception. With the U.S. seeing a 20-year trend of increased risk of being overweight or obese among children, there’s reason for concern about both Read More »

October 19th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital provides a safe place for growing families

With Keck Medicine of USC now accepting patients for all needed health care services, clinicians, administration and staff have worked extremely hard to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission. This ongoing series covers the changes that patients and Read More »

September 29th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hospital offers reduced screening rate to public

Health care providers nationwide are witnessing a concerning trend in the declining rates of routine cancer screenings, including those for breast cancer. This means that some people are likely unaware that they need cancer treatment. This is particularly Read More »

September 28th, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Perspective: Telehealth is a gift, not a compromise

Vaughn Starnes, MD, is a Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, director of the USC Cardiovascular Institute, and the surgeon-in-chief at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Read More »

September 22nd, 2020|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|