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June 3, 2021

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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COVID-19 Roundup: Texting to boost vaccinations; photos from the front lines

A USC researcher demonstrated the importance of messaging scripts in promoting vaccination efforts. Take a look at photos from the front lines of the vaccination push in Los Angeles. And for those who still need to get their shot, Keck Medicine will be updating its vaccine clinic availability for the summer.

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Check out the newest issue of USC Health online

USC professor Richard Smith was visiting his hometown when he felt a twinge in his neck. That twinge was cancer. Read about how his doctors got him ready to get back to teaching in the latest issue of USC Health online.

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Nurses get a tailor-made education in post-operative tracheostomy care

For Keck Medicine of USC patients who need a post-operative tracheostomy tube, a well-trained nurse could be their best line of defense.

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Rise in dual MD-MPH degrees signals a new trend in higher education

A study by USC researchers shows a 434% increase from 2010 to 2018 in students pursuing a dual MD-MPH degree.

Featured Event

Patient Perspective Series: Through the Lens of Resilience

Time: Noon

Date: Friday, June 4

Sponsors: USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Keck Medicine of USC

Speaker: Lars Wanberg

Location: Webinar

Info and RSVP: Register here. For questions, contact Mary.Aalto@med.usc.edu.

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