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January 18, 2018

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Cheers! New study touts benefits of moderate drinking

Although drinking excessively will essentially kill any benefits of alcohol, mild to moderate drinking is shown to have overall health benefits — and research shows benefits of alcohol are pretty equal across the board, whether it's a shot of liquor, a glass of wine or a bottle of beer.

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Chair named for Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Paul Beringer, PharmD, has been appointed chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy. He has served as interim chair of the department since Feb. 15. His clinical and translational investigations focus on advancing pharmacotherapy for cystic fibrosis.

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Ambassadors keep an eye on campus

A new agreement has brought Security Ambassadors to several locations across the Health Sciences Campus. The "Yellow Jackets" will be a protective presence around the campus perimeter during late afternoon and evening hours.

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Most prescription painkillers have unexpected source: doctor's pad

Legislatures and hospitals around the country have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids to curb the addiction epidemic, but a new USC study shows that approach diverts attention from the main sources of prescription painkillers: doctor's offices.

Featured Event

USC Norris Cancer Cell and Imaging Core Open House

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 23

Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Location: NTT 4411

Info: Anthony Rodriguez, (323) 865-3576, rodr066@usc.edu

Find more campus events at hscnews.usc.edu/calendar-of-events/.

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