Jul 062015
 
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Why Don’t Men Live as Long as Women?

A new USC Davis-led study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that vulnerability to heart disease is the biggest culprit behind a surge in higher death rates for men versus women during the 20th century.

Jun 242015
 
USC Davis School Researchers Featured in Mother Jones

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology University Professor Caleb Finch, Assistant Professor Jennifer Ailshire, and Ph.D. student Nick Woodward were interviewed for Mother Jones’ July-August 2015 cover story, “Does Pollution Cause Dementia?”, about the possible links between air pollution and degenerative brain diseases.