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    Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    When cholesterol is high, it leads to inflammation and scarring of the liver. In some cases, this scarring leads to cirrhosis. Now, new research from the Keck School of Medicine of USC adds further details on how this happens. Using mice, the first-of-its kind study discovered that a high-cholesterol diet... Read More »
      Monday, September 19, 2022
      The No Surprises Act — implemented in January, 2022 — prohibits hospital providers who are out of a patient's coverage network from billing the patient when they couldn’t have known they were receiving care out of network. Now, a new analysis by the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy &... Read More »
        Friday, September 16, 2022
        Health plans offered on the insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) negotiate hospital prices equivalent to or lower than prices paid by commercial group plans, according to recent analysis from USC Schaeffer Center. In the report, published in AJMC, ACA exchange plans on average paid 89% of what... Read More »
          Wednesday, September 14, 2022
          After experiencing a stroke that left him with severe physical deficits, William “Billy” Mallon, MD, traveled from Stonybrook, NY to USC Physical Therapy with one goal: to walk again. A recently released video now documents how a unique collaboration between physical therapist Lori Ginoza, DPT, NSC, and researcher Kristan Leech,... Read More »
            Wednesday, September 14, 2022
            Students, staff and faculty of the USC School of Pharmacy joined several community organizations at an afternoon health fair at South Los Angeles' Saint Mark United Methodist Church on Sept. 10. The event featured free flu and COVID-19 vaccines, health screenings and giveaways, and a community discussion about the dangers... Read More »
              Wednesday, September 14, 2022
              Reported cases of elder abuse over the course of the pandemic show a worrying trend — an increase in severity and multiple abuses happening at the same time. The data was gathered and analyzed in a first-of-its-kind study led by Duke Han, PhD,  director of neuropsychology in the Department of... Read More »

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