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Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus

By Judith Graham A sense of angst was rattling students at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine. One of their peers had taken his life days before. Professor Mikel Snow felt the dark undercurrent and knew he had to speak up. Show More Summary

NIH Awards USC and CHLA $36.6 Million for Clinical and Translational Science

A team of researchers led by Thomas Buchanan, MD, Michele Kipke PhD and Jonathan Samet, MD, of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) received a prestigious Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award was made to USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).

5 Doctors Share Their Best Life Tips For Overall Wellness

What are some of the best life tips? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.

Astronomers discover youngest fully formed exoplanet ever known

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Astronomers using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope and its extended K2 mission, as well as the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, have discovered the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever detected. Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars beyond our sun. (more…)

Sign this petition to prevent medical student and resident suicides

On May 11, 2016, we lost another bright, young soul to suicide. Sean Petro was in his third year at the USC Keck School of Medicine and is the third tragedy at his school in the last two years. On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he was to […]

Astronomers confirm faintest early-universe galaxy ever seen

An international team of scientists, including two professors and three graduate students from UCLA, has detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy ever. Using the W. M. Keck Observatory on the summit on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, the researchers detected the galaxy as it was 13 billion years ago. Show More Summary

Astronomers confirm faintest early-universe galaxy ever seen

Scientists have detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy ever, using the W. M. Keck Observatory on the summit on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. The team detected the galaxy as it was 13 billion years ago.

Avoiding These 10 Common Habits Will Improve Your Life, According To Science

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

What are common activities people get wrong every day but don't know it? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.

New study links coffee consumption to decreased risk of colorectal cancer

LOS ANGELES -- Whether you like your coffee black, decaf, half-caff or even instant, feel free to drink up. Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center of Keck Medicine of USC have found that coffee consumption decreases the risk of colorectal cancer. read more

Early use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may prevent heart disease

LOS ANGELES -- Research from Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) suggests that hormone therapy, when taken within six years of menopause, may slow the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque in the arteries. Show More Summary

Dean of USC's Keck School of Medicine steps down

The dean of USC’s Keck School of Medicine has stepped down. Carmen Puliafito decided to resign last week, according to a March 24 memo by Michael Quick, USC’s provost. Puliafito has served as dean since 2007 and previously was the director of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and chairman of the...

Tracing star formation rates in distant galaxies

Researchers have observed 17 bright distant galaxies with the MOSFIRE high-resolution near-infrared spectrometer at the W. M. Keck Observatory telescopes. Then, they combined the spectra with infrared images of the Spitzer Space Telescope,...Show More Summary

Everything You Need To Know To Run A Marathon The Safe, Healthy Way

5 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

How should one prepare for a marathon? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.

Uninsured children most at risk for insufficient health care experiences

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) examined medical home trends in children's primary care from 2003 to 2012 and found that while this specific healthcare model has improved children's primary care overall, certain aspects of children's patient care experience have worsened. Show More Summary

Summing Up Scalia

Getting right to the point: Scalia’s professed adherence to judicial restraint masked a remarkably broad judicial activism.  As Thomas Keck documents in THE MOST ACTIVISTSUPREME COURT IN HISTORY (see also Eric Segall’s fine piece in the Wake Forest Law Review), Scalia was among the least restrained justices who ever sat on the federal bench.  He voted […]

Video Hatch: “29 Degrees NOLA”

6 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This short film features redfishing in the Louisiana marsh with Capt Brandon Keck from Southern Fly Expeditions. Via Catch 1 Films.

USC Launches Virtual Care Clinic to Deliver ‘Borderless’ Healthcare

  The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC), the digital health innovation accelerator for the Keck Medicine of USC medical enterprise, today announced its eight foundational partners for its Virtual Care Clinic (VCC). Show More Summary

Is Health care Ripe for Disintermediation?

By PAUL KECKLY What do Ashton Kutcher, Donald Trump and Travis Kalanick have in common? They recognized an opportunity and used it to their advantage. That trend: disintermediation—the opportunity to deliver a product or service to a consumer with higher perceived value than an incumbent’s by changing the fundamental way it is delivered. Kutcher made

Landmark Midcentury House in Chicago Area Takes Its Sixth Price Cut

Photos via VHT Studios. A crescent-shaped mid-century home designed by brothers George and William Keck is starting off the new year with a price cut — and a big one at that. The Riparian Crescent Ranch that sits on...

Brain Trauma Found in 25-Year-Old Football Player

Before he died of a heart condition at age 25, Michael Keck told his wife that he wanted to donate his brain to Boston University. The former football player thought he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), NBC News reports, the degenerative brain disorder caused by repeated blows to the head...

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