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Archive: January 2018

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