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    Monday, April 17, 2017
    The USC Health and Wellness Pavilion returns to the 2017 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, held April 22-23 on the University Park Campus. Activities include the following: Saturday, April 22 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Vision screenings courtesy of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute Dental screenings and oral... Read More »
      Friday, April 14, 2017
      Critical care is a medical subspecialty that is growing in importance. When it is done well, critical care can improve patient outcomes, decrease length of stay and reduce overall costs of care. So to promote excellence in the delivery of critical care services, the Keck Medical Center of USC recently... Read More »
        Friday, April 14, 2017
        The physicians of Keck Medicine of USC were celebrated and acknowledged for their commitment to exceptional patient care on National Doctors’ Day, March 30. Physicians at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center were treated to breakfast and each received a Keck Medicine of USC golf umbrella.... Read More »
          Friday, April 14, 2017
          Keck Hospital of USC has been nationally recognized for consistently providing high-quality customer service and financial communications to patients. The award — the National Recognition for Excellence in Financial Interactions with Patients — is given by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and recognizes best practices to strengthen communications with patients... Read More »
            Friday, April 14, 2017
            USC Stem Cell scientist Joanna Smeeton, PhD, knows what arthritis can do to people; she’s witnessed the annual exodus out of her native country of Canada during the winter months. As this year’s Broad Fellow, she is exploring stem cell-based approaches to studying and eventually treating this common cause of... Read More »
              Friday, April 14, 2017
              Richard Dang, PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy, recently became the first pharmacist in California to receive an advanced practice pharmacist license. The State Board of Pharmacy established the licensure, made possible by Senate Bill 493, at the end of 2016. Pharmacists are eligible... Read More »
                Wednesday, April 5, 2017
                Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough, PhD, professor of cell and neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. “Decreasing sodium intake is a well-established way to lower blood... Read More »

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