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Cities Must Tackle Longevity Inequality

Cities can take concrete steps to address disparities in how safely and healthfully its residents age, writes USC Davis School Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chair Paul Irving in a column for Forbes/Next Avenue.

Poor Diet, Plus Alzheimer’s Gene, May Fuel Disease

Could a healthy diet spare people who have an Alzheimer's gene from developing the disease? USC Davi School researchers suggest the issue deserves further study since they found mice carrying a genetic risk factor for the disease quickly developed brain plaques after 12 weeks on a poor diet.

Reginald Tucker-Seeley Measures More Than Money

New USC Davis faculty member and 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow Reginald Tucker-Seeley looks beyond simple income measures to find out how individuals’ finance-related feelings and behaviors affect disparities in physical and mental health.