Darby Saxbe, founder of the Center for the Changing Family at USC Dornsife, shares why the era of COVID-19 is the perfect time to focus on families, stress and health.
Factors like less access to nutritional foods and more exposure to pollution may impact the brain’s structure and volume, a new USC study finds, altering how children read and think.
By Sarah Nightingale The good news: 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been injected into the arms of Americans by Friday, March 19. The bad news: Black and Hispanic Americans are receiving smaller shares of the vaccine compared to their shares of the population. “We’ve heard a lot about
By Cristine Hall Calling all USC students, staff and faculty: USC needs you for a new COVID-19 study. The project, called the Trojan Pandemic Response Initiative (TPRI), will survey 8,000 students, staff and faculty and follow some of them over the course of a year to better understand attitudes and
Welcome to Preventive Medicine! To celebrate passing the first month mark of fall semester, we want to offer our students a chance to have fun and win some prizes! We bring to you a Department of Preventive Medicine Grad Student scavenger hunt. Grab your phone or tablet and try to
Stress levels are running high with a pandemic, global recession, and social injustice threatening livelihoods and lives. While the USC Office of the Ombuds can’t resolve the world’s woes, it can serve as a confidential, impartial, informal, and independent problem-solving resource for students, faculty and staff. The University Ombuds—Thomas Kosakowski at the