Category: In the News

The Longevity Diet With Valter Longo (KTLA)

CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV interviewed Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about his new book, “The Longevity Diet – Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease and Optimize Weight.”

How breathing even clean air can kill you (KPCC-FM)

KPCC-FM quoted Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School about the need for sensitive populations – like younger adults or seniors – to actively check air quality before going outdoors and whether current Environmental Protection Agency standards for acceptable pollution levels should be reexamined.

Nutrition lessons might help substance abusers (Reuters)

Reuters featured a Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics study coauthored by Maria Schellenberger of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology on how registered dietician nutritionists could help patients at addiction recovery centers think about the ways food affects mental health, eating

The Simple Reason People Make Bad Money Decisions (Time)

Time cited a study by Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School about why stress may lead to poor financial decisions. “Under stress, people might be more likely to pay attention to positive feedback and disregard negative feedback,” said Mather.