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August 19, 2021

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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The latest public health challenge: getting more Americans vaccinated

Social media conversations about the rise in COVID-19 Delta cases are full of assumptions about the 50% of Americans who are not yet fully vaccinated. USC researchers have been studying who they are, as well as the various reasons that are holding them back from vaccinations.

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Back-to-back white coat ceremonies celebrate two PharmD classes

The USC School of Pharmacy's classes of 2024 and 2025 were welcomed to campus on Wednesday in a doubleheader of White Coat ceremonies at the Health Sciences Campus.

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Health care leaders honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several leaders from across Keck Medicine of USC, the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC School of Pharmacy in several categories at the 2021 Health Care Leadership Panel & Awards virtual event on Aug. 18.

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Expert offers tips for managing menopause symptoms

Fluctuating hormones during menopause and perimenopause can trigger disruptive symptoms. Evelyn Mitchell, MD, breaks down three common signs and how to mitigate their effects.

Featured Event

Healthy Brain & Alzheimer's Research with Dr. Helena Chui, MD

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Thursday, August 26

Speaker: Helena Chui, MD

Sponsors: USC Emeriti Center in partnership with Keck School of Medicine of USC and Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Location: Webinar

Info and RSVP: To register, click here. For information, go to bit.ly/3k8OK3p.

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