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USC in the News 1/8/2013
The Huffington Post ran a New Year’s resolution by David Agus of the Keck School of USC. Agus wrote about the value of committing to a schedule. Eating at the same time every day, taking medication at the same time, and going to bed at the same time is a realistic and beneficial goal, he wrote. “Watch — and feel — what happens,” Agus added.
The New York Times quoted Dana Goldman of the USC Price School and USC School of Pharmacy about an obesity study.
Los Angeles Times quoted Mark Krieger of the Keck School of USC about an $11 million gift from the Billy Wilder estate to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Krieger was also interviewed by CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV. The Hollywood Reporter mentioned Krieger and Jonathan Finlay of the Keck School of USC.
Los Angeles Times quoted Girish Dhall of the Keck School of USC about a patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times quoted Lawrence Palinkas of the USC School of Social Work about the potential psychological effects of exposure to extreme environments like Antarctica or the surface of Mars.
CBS News’ “CBS This Morning” interviewed David Agus of the Keck School of USC about a new government report showing a decline in cancer deaths.
ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV interviewed Tracy Zaslow of the Keck School of USC about injuries sustained by young athletes.
ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV interviewed Mimi Kim of the Keck School of USC on how playing with Legos aided the recovery process for a patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Reuters quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School about NHL fans’ enthusiasm for hockey.
The Sacramento Bee quoted George Hatch III of the Keck School of USC about injuries sustained by pro football player Justin Smith.
Long Beach Press-Telegram quoted Jeffrey Bender of the Keck School of USC about an increase in respiratory syncytial virus among young children.
ScienceDaily covered research by Derick Han, Heather Johnson, Lily Dara, Hidekazu Tsukamoto and Neil Kaplowitz of the Keck School of USC, Enrique Cadenas of the USC School of Pharmacy, and colleagues, on how liver mitochondria react to alcohol.
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV reported on new security measures at USC. The story was also covered by Telemundo Los Angeles affiliate KVEA-TV, MundoFox Los Angeles affiliate KWHY-TV and Fox News Chico, Calif., affiliate KCVU-DT.
Arizona Daily Star mentioned that USC Price School Dean Jack Knott is a finalist for the position of provost at the University of Arizona. The story was also covered by Fox News Tucson, Ariz., affiliate KMSB-TV.
CNET cited “The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia” by Andrew Lih of the USC Annenberg School.
PopMatters reviewed “Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender and the End of Normal” by Judith “Jack” Halberstam of the USC Dornsife College.