• Open enrollment 2022 opens Oct. 25 through Nov. 8

Open enrollment 2022 opens Oct. 25 through Nov. 8

October 20, 2021

USC benefits-eligible employees have a chance to re-enroll in benefits during this year’s open enrollment sign-up period, which begins Oct. 25 and runs through Nov. 8. By enrolling during the open period, employees have access to health assessment discounts, can... Read More Now »

USC Norris announces new breast cancer survivorship program

October 25th, 2021

There are currently more than 3.8 million breast cancer survivors living in the U.S., yet three out of 10 women with invasive breast cancer will develop metastasis in their lifetime, meaning cancer that has spread ... Read More »

5 things everyone should know about depression

October 20th, 2021

Major depressive disorder is a mental health issue with a substantial footprint across the globe, affecting nearly 300 million people each year. Even with strides in awareness seen in recent years, too often people facing ... Read More »

Dropping fat and calories to simulate fasting helps mice live a longer life

October 19th, 2021

In a new USC study on the health effects of a low-calorie diet that mimics fasting in the body, researchers found regular five-day cycles of the diet in mice seemed to counteract the detrimental effects of their usual high-fat, high-calorie diet. The study, published Oct. 14 in Nature Metabolism, ... Read More »

Students tackle climate change in global simulation conference

October 18th, 2021

Jessica Santos was full of optimism heading into mock negotiations at the APRU Student Global Climate Change Simulation. The USC Master of Public Health candidate quickly discovered it was going to be more challenging than ... Read More »

Aided by stem cells, a lizard regenerates a perfect tail for the first time in 250 million years

October 18th, 2021

Lizards can regrow severed tails, making them the closest relative to humans that can regenerate a lost appendage. But in lieu of the original tail that includes a spinal column and nerves, the replacement structure ... Read More »

USC, CHLA win $24.5 million grant to establish center aimed at improving Latino health

October 15th, 2021

USC, in partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has won a $24.5 million NIH grant to launch a center aimed at fighting obesity and related chronic diseases in Latino children and families across Southern California. ... Read More »

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