Bend Bulletin quoted Mireille Jacobson of the USC Leonard Davis School on opioid overdoses. Jacobson said that, while cannabis may help chronic pain patients reduce the amount of prescription opioids needed to control their pain, increasing access isn’t likely to make a large dent in overdose
Archive: September 2018
New research from USC has uncovered a previously unknown genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Meet alumna Jodi Olshevski MSG '91, and learn how a corporate-academic collaboration helps older adults age safely at home.
Grab bars. No-skid bathtub strips. Brighter lighting. Ramps instead of stairs. These aren’t the items on a typical home improvement checklist. But for older adults, they can literally be lifesaving additions to a house.
When you are out and about — be it for exercise or an errand — it is important to be aware of your surroundings.
Discover Magazine quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how fasting can ramp up autophagy, a kind of cellular housekeeping, and allow the body to repair itself.
The USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology mourns the loss of Glenn Carpenter, a former chair of the school’s Board of Councilors (BOC) and a leader in the real estate and senior housing industry.
CNN noted that a recent study co-led by Caleb Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School adds to a growing body of research investigating the potential link between air pollution and dementia.
In honor of National Preparedness Month, USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology experts offer age-friendly advice on how to better prepare for these life-threatening situations.
KUT-FM quoted Reginald Tucker-Seeley of the USC Leonard Davis School on racial inequities in government services.