USC experts assess the impact of the variant on school reopenings and employee vaccination mandates as the country attempts to curb outbreaks and avoid more pandemic shutdowns.
Private sector influence plus a market demand for mandates will likely overcome state laws that have limited vaccine requirements thus far, a USC study finds.
Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the ability to carry out daily tasks. As scientists search for a cure, we have been learning more about the genetic and environmental factors that can
New study suggests high levels of the toxic heavy metal could also worsen outcomes for people with COVID-19 By Laura LeBlanc Since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have been trying to determine what distinguishes people at higher risk for poor outcomes. Now new research finds that cadmium,
From infrequently social distancing to visiting more indoor venues, a new USC study finds that young Republicans are more likely than their peers to disregard public health recommendations. Young Californians who identify as Republicans are less likely to follow social distancing guidelines that prevent COVID-19 transmission than those who identify
Sugar-sweetened drinks interfere with the hunger-suppressing hormones that signal a sense of feeling full, a new USC study finds. Sugary drinks interfere with hormones that tell the body “I feel full,” potentially contributing to obesity and undermining weight loss efforts, a new USC study shows. The findings, which appear Thursday