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Implantable Pump to Deliver Tumor-Fighting Drugs in the Brain

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CHLA Researchers Demonstrate How Obesity Blocks Therapeutic Effects of Cancer Treatments

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Research Team Develops Pacemaker to Save the Lives of Unborn Babies

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Scientist Breaks Through the Body’s Intricate Healing Process

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The Plight of Transgender People Seeking Basic Medical Care

Transgender individuals experience some of the greatest health disparities in our communities. While research investigating their health is limited, we do know that they experience challenges in accessing culturally appropriate care and have some of the highest rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) worldwide.

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Helping People with Mental Illness Get Medical Care

Individuals with serious mental illness are less likely to get regular preventive health care and more likely to use the emergency rooms than are people without mental illness. As a result, people with serious mental illness generally report poorer health and more physical ailments than other individuals.

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SC CTSI-Supported Cancer Education Film Receives Prestigious 2013 APHA Award

A multidisciplinary team from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC School of Cinematic Arts produced a short film, “The Tamale Lesson,” and demonstrated the power of narrative storytelling to educate women from various cultural backgrounds about cervical cancer.

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Text Messages Help Patients Better Manage their Diabetes

USC researchers are exploring ways to use mobile phones and text-messaging to improve compli¬ance with diabetes regimens for patients seen in the emergency department at LA County + USC Medical Center.

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