The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated both the need for lifesaving vaccines and the challenge of getting many people to take them. A recent megastudy suggests that text messaging can boost vaccination usage — depending on which words are used. To … Read More »
Growing up in northeast San Fernando Valley, Andrea Bañuelos Mota wanted to be a doctor, but she didn’t know how. No one in her community had gone to medical school. When her brother passed away, a devastating loss for her … Read More »
For Keck Medicine of USC patients who need a post-operative tracheostomy tube, a well-trained nurse could be their best line of defense.
“Nurses are often the first to confront any post-op complications that can arise,” said Mark Swanson, MD, a head … Read More »
USC senior Rajiv Sheth stepped on the stage in his cap and gown, clutched his diploma and beamed. His grandmother, Bharti Sheth, watched him during USC’s May 14 commencement ceremony from her seat at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and … Read More »