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January 25, 2018

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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For breast cancer survivors, exercise could be key to continued health

A pioneering study from Christina Dieli-Conwright of the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy finds that moderate exercise improved the health of breast cancer survivors. This is the largest study to date to show such a positive impact of exercise on metabolic syndrome and in such a diverse sample of breast cancer survivors.

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ENIGMA study examines different types of epilepsy

Epilepsies, a group of disorders known to vary greatly in their causes and symptoms, share key structural foundations in the brain, according to a new big data neuroimaging collaboration involving researchers from the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute.

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Occupational therapy can be key for young adults with diabetes

New results from a USC-led research study demonstrate the value of occupational therapy for improving the health and quality of life of young adults living with diabetes. Research participants enrolled in the Resilient, Empowered, Active Living with Diabetes program — an occupational therapy intervention focusing on the lifestyle-related activities, habits and goals of young adults who are managing their diabetes.

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Get to know Keck Medicine leadership through ongoing series

Tammy Capretta, chief administrative integration and risk officer at Keck Medicine of USC, is the latest administrator to participate in the "Five Questions With" series for HSC News. The Southern California native shares her hobbies and secret to success.

Featured Event

SC CTSI Workforce Development

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 30

Time: 9 a.m.

Event: "Career Development Seminar Session: How to Promote Your Research," Meg Aldrich

Location: Harkness Auditorium

Info and RSVP: Karen Kim, (323) 442-8281, wd@sc-ctsi.org, https://redcap.sc-ctsi.org/surveys/?s=NTHCFCYHX9

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