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    Researchers investigate the environment’s role in brain health
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    It’s common knowledge that our surroundings affect our health — decades of research have linked things like air, water and soil quality to various measures of physical well-being. But much less is known about how the environment changes our brain. Now, a research team at the Keck School of Medicine... Read More »
    Eating disorders expert answers your questions
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    Contrary to what many may think, eating disorders are not just about food or dieting. Eating disorders are bio-psycho-social diseases that affect people of all genders and include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. During Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 22-27), look at the numbers: 1 out of every... Read More »
    Mobile dental clinic keeps kids smiling through the pandemic
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    The pain was unbearable. The headaches were relentless. When Mahogany Jones complained of a toothache to her mother, Kamika, their options for care were limited. The COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted dental care, which meant low- and no-cost services were especially hard to find. Teresa Funez also bore the burden of... Read More »
    USC tackles vaccination inequities with community COVID-19 vaccine clinic
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    Keck Medicine of USC nurses and USC School of Pharmacy students vaccinated more than 400 people from the Eastside of Los Angeles on Feb. 20 to help counter disparities in COVID-19 inoculation. Even though 43% percent of white and 39% of Asian American seniors have received at least one dose of the vaccine,... Read More »