January 15, 2021
CNN featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School on how coronavirus deaths have shortened American life expectancy, especially Black and Latino populations. “Some reduction in life expectancy may persist beyond 2020 because of continued COVID-19 mortality and long-term health, social and economic impacts of the pandemic,” she said. Additional coverage was found […]
December 14, 2020
KPCC-FM featured Pinchas Cohen, dean of the USC Leonard Davis School, on how COVID-19 will change our views on aging and retirement. “We’re dealing with an incredible rise in the number of seniors who will require some sort of care. This is the result of tremendous success in making people live longer, but more and […]
December 8, 2020
U.S. News & World Report highlighted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School and his pioneering work with the fasting mimicking diet.
December 8, 2020
The New York Times quoted Paul Irving of the USC Leonard Davis School on the health benefits for older adults who volunteer. “The health benefits for older volunteers are mind-blowing,” he said. When older folks go in for physicals, he said, “in addition to taking blood and doing all the other things that the doctor […]
November 20, 2020
Los Angeles Times featured the USC Family Caregiver Support Center’s local partnership with the First African Methodist Episcopal Church to support Black caregivers. “[The church] serves as that trusted middleman,” said Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School, who runs the center.
November 18, 2020
The Times quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how too much bread in Italian diets is contributing to childhood obesity.