Why seniors are susceptible to phone scams and fraud, and how to stop them

An elderly woman races to pick up her ringing landline.

“Hello?” she says.



“Yeah, it’s Bill,” the caller says in an urgent voice. “Listen, don’t tell Mom and Dad, they’ll be so mad at me. But I’m in Mexico and got caught Read More »

March 13th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Tips for a better bedtime during Sleep Awareness Week

Do the effects of the Daylight Savings switch seem to linger all year long? You’re not alone.

According to the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health Index, more than four in 10 Americans had their daily activities significantly impacted by poor or Read More »

March 13th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Public health program ranked among top in nation

USC is once again the No. 2 school in the United States to major in public health, according to new rankings compiled by College Factual, a higher education research firm.

The ranking refers to the Read More »

March 12th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Renowned oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee named USC’s 2018 commencement speaker

Siddhartha Mukherjee, a physician who has redefined public discourse on human health, will deliver the main address at USC’s 135th commencement ceremony May 11.

Mukherjee is best known for his 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Read More »

March 9th, 2018|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

5 ways to lower your chances of getting Alzheimer’s

Retain a sharp, healthy brain and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by following five simple rules. Some of the tips are scientifically proven, while others show promise but require further investigation.


1. Mediterranean diet — MAYBE
Healthy eating can delay aging Read More »

March 8th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|