April 1, 2021
Science featured Valter Longo on the benefits of fasting-mimicking diets in the treatment of certain cancers. “There are probably 100 papers on this, almost all positive,” he said.
March 31, 2021
McKnight’s Senior Living featured a discussion on modular senior living and health facilities hosted by the Student Gerontology Association.
March 31, 2021
MarketWatch quoted Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving in a column on how the war against ageism will create career opportunities and a better work-life balance. “With the changing nature of the economy to a technology economy, so many things are being displaced. The one thing that may be hardest to displace is wisdom.”
March 24, 2021
Mireille Jacobson coauthored a column for STAT on why palliative care hasn’t been widely adopted in the U.S. despite its efficacy.
March 22, 2021
Forbes featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School on how COVID-19 deaths have shortened life expectancy among Black and Latino populations. “COVID-19 is expected to reverse over 10 years of progress made in closing the Black-white gap in life expectancy,” she wrote.
March 16, 2021
Yahoo News featured Eileen Crimmins and Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on the states with the longest and shortest life expectancies. “States that took Obamacare and took the federal government supplement to insure their uninsured populations, that played a role,” Crimmins said.