For the first time in Los Angeles County history, more Latinos than whites are being diagnosed with testicular cancer, a malady once regarded as a white man’s disease. This Q&A focuses on testicular cancer: who is at risk, why they are at risk and what preventive measures can be taken.
In the past four decades, liver cancer rates have more than doubled among non-Asians living in Los Angeles County, according to a recently released report card administered by USC. This Q&A focuses on liver cancer: who is at risk, why they are at risk and what preventive measures can be taken.
The melanoma rate among white women living in Los Angeles is declining for the first time in 37 years, according to a new cancer report card administered by USC. This Q&A focuses on melanoma: why it’s rising, who is at risk and what preventive measures can be taken.
Asian women living in Los Angeles County are experiencing more breast cancer now than they faced nearly four decades ago, according to a recently released cancer report card administered by USC. This Q&A focuses on breast cancer: who is at risk, why they are at risk and what preventive measures can be taken.
Source Alert: USC experts available as sources for the media on topics such as job creation, corporate taxation, inflation, global competition, and mortgage relief, and to comment on President Obama's speech on the economy scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2011.
USC Marshall School of Business faculty experts are available to comment on current economic news, including extension of unemployment benefits and homebuyer tax credits as well as November economic indicators (such as retail, employment and housing numbers) as well as consumer confidence and the effects of government initiatives.
USC Marshall experts can discuss the economy and the retail shopping season; consumer confidence and spending; how the current state of the economy will impact the holiday retail season; strategies for bargain-hunting consumers.
President-elect Barack Obama's naming of Arne Duncan - chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools - as the nation's next Education Secretary appears to signify a shift towards more innovative methods to improve the nation's urban education districts, according to several education experts at the University of Southern California.
An expert on U.S. politics, USC Professor Patrick James, offers a play-by-play on the tactical decisions in each camp that led to Barack Obama's victory. What did Obama do right? Did choosing Sarah Palin cause John McCain's defeat? James also sketches a roadmap for Obama -- and the smarting Republican Party -- as they look ahead to 2012.
Working on a Halloween-related story? USC experts have studied the aerodynamics of bats, the appeal of vampires and the role of horror in literature and film. Here is a list of experts for stories pegged to scary topics.
USC Marshall expert available to discuss election impacts of social networking and other new-media technologies. How are social-networking technologies transforming this year's election? With Super Tuesday's tsunami of state primaries about to crest, some campaigns have effectively harnessed the power of many-to-many communications technologies such as social networking, while others have struggled. Social networking is this generation's equivalent of the television in 1968 or radio in 1932, a once-a-generation transformative media platform that reshapes the political discourse for those politicians savvy enough to understand it.