Health

Citizenship tasks tax women physicians

Women physicians feel pressured to spend more time in work-related citizenship tasks, based largely on their age and race. Nearly half of women perceived that they spent more time on citizenship tasks than their male colleagues, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to cope with a complicated winter amid COVID-19

The upcoming holiday season will be challenging for many Americans. The coronavirus pandemic is surging—California recently surpassed 1 million known cases—as quarantine fatigue grows. Shorter and colder days are coming, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Detecting pancreatic cancer at treatable stages

Pancreatic cancer is rarely detected at its early stages because symptoms often do not present themselves until after the cancer has progressed. By then, invasive procedures such as surgery, chemotherapy or radiation are ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new test may better predict ovarian cancer survival

Scientists may have found a better way to estimate survival for women with aggressive ovarian cancer, according to a new study by USC researchers and international colleagues.

Pediatrics

Children's pester power a future target for interventions

Children's pester power may contribute to improvements in their family's food environments. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, highlights the potential for children to influence food consumption ...

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Preventive medicine

Preventive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent illness or injury, rather than curing them. It can be contrasted not only with curative medicine, but also with public health methods (which work at the level of population health rather than individual health). This takes place at primary, secondary and tertiary prevention levels.

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