Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why does L.A. have so many COVID-19 cases?

Despite a leveling off of the COVID spike in Los Angeles in recent weeks, the city's death toll continues to rise. It's left people around Southern California and the rest of the country asking the same question: Why does ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 could impact the most vulnerable in L.A. County

The COVID-19 pandemic may disproportionately impact the most vulnerable communities in Los Angeles County, reveals analysis by the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts ...

Health

Anti-immigrant rhetoric puts Latino patients' health at risk

Anti-immigrant remarks from the White House are taking a substantial toll on Latino patients' perceptions of their personal safety and are affecting their access to emergency health care, researchers report in a new study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Death of loved ones is hard on undocumented immigrants

The death of a loved one is never easy to endure, but for undocumented immigrants, the psychological toll is particularly rough, according to new research from Rice University.

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