Posts Tagged ‘health care’

March 17th, 2020

Expert Tips for Helping Older Adults Amid COVID-19

A recent analysis of COVID-19 cases in China showed thatĀ older adults face the greatest danger from coronavirus. This means it is even more important for older adults to abide health guidelines advising social distancing. USC gerontology experts have tips for how you can help them practice social distancing but still feel in touch. Contact: Jenesse […]

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March 13th, 2020

People in the US are changing their behavior, anticipating fallout of COVID-19

A new USC survey offers a snapshot of how coronavirus has changed behavior in America, from stockpiling emergency supplies and food to hygiene. Contact: Jenesse Miller, jenessem@usc.edu or 213-810-8554 or Julie Labich, samere@price.usc.edu or 213-821-8188 Amid the rise of the coronavirus pandemic, many people in the United States perceive health and economic risks and are […]

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October 18th, 2019

Young people treated in general emergency departments more likely to be prescribed opioids

Researchers say young people seen in a general emergency department are three times more likely to be given an opioid prescription compared with similar young people treated in pediatric emergency departments. Contact: Stephanie Hedt at (213) 821-4555 or hedt@healthpolicy.usc.edu or Jenesse Miller at (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Children, adolescents and young adults treated in pediatric […]

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