2019 USC Senior Living Executive Course emphasizes the need to address affordability and better serve people of all cognitive abilities.
Archive: February 2019
Vox featured research by Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School about global drug overdose deaths and how the United States compares to other high-income countries. For the past 10 years, America’s drug overdose mortality is the highest among its peer countries. This has
Smithsonian featured research by Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School about global drug overdose death rates and how the United States compares to other high-income countries. “While the United States is not alone in experiencing increases in drug overdose mortality, the magnitude of the
Santa Monica Daily Press cited research by Caleb Finch and Jiu-Chiuan Chen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about the link between air pollution and reduced mental capacity.
Capital Public Radio quoted Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School about the growing number of caregivers and risk of depression among caregivers. “For family caregivers, almost 50 percent report some type of strain or symptoms of depression,” Benton said.
Los Angeles Times quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the obsession with immortality among tech industry executives.
Health Affairs featured a blog post by USC Leonard Davis Research Assistant Professor Anna Rahman about how the distinction between palliative care and end-of-life care needs to be made clearer. “Consistently conflating palliative care and hospice care threatens to undermine our field’s credibility and our ability
The study by Assistant Professor Jessica Ho is the first to demonstrate that the drug overdose epidemic is contributing to the widening gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries.
Dietitians may recommend the popular high fat, very low carbohydrate plan for certain patients, but most of us can get the same results without going to such extremes.
Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity students prepare health messaging for consumers during GERO 512, "Communicating Nutrition and Health."