Study: Teens who abuse opioids are more likely to later use heroin

It’s an unforeseen side effect of the nation’s opioid epidemic: adolescent heroin users.

A USC study in the July 8 issue of JAMA Pediatrics shows that teens who use prescription opioids to get high are more likely to start Read More »

July 8th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Stroke team offers educational tips, health screenings at Women’s Conference

On June 29, the Keck Medicine of USC stroke team participated in the 22nd Annual Proyecto Pastoral Women’s Conference in Boyle Heights. More than 400 women attended workshops and lectures that focused on health, wellness and women empowerment.

The team offered Read More »

July 5th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Resilient people have lessons to offer, and USC researchers are listening

What is resilience? And why can trauma and stress leave one person reeling, while someone else may coast through the same troubles with just a shrug and a smile?

That’s the heart of the research conducted at the Read More »

July 2nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine cardiac surgery excels in statewide ratings

Keck Hospital of USC was one of only two hospitals in all of California to perform better than the state average for a specific combination of heart procedures in the most recently released California Report on Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Read More »

July 1st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Broad Foundation’s $10 million gift advances USC stem cell research

USC’s groundbreaking stem cell research and training programs have received a major boost thanks to a $10 million gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

The donation is part of the foundation’s latest $30 million funding initiative to support its namesake Read More »

June 27th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|