Wireless Health Technology

by Manu Gandham If you’ve ever seen someone wearing Google Glass, or a Nike Fuelband, or the Pebble Smartwatch, then you’ve witnessed the beginnings of wearable technology. As devices get smaller and lighter, people can start incorporating computers into clothes and fashion accessories. Being in contact with bodies 24/7 enables…

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Healthcare Consulting Abroad

by Amrit Jaggi While it is usually business and economic students searching for consulting positions, pre-health students should not shy away from these jobs –– specifically, healthcare consulting. Consulting firms provide services to other organizations to identify problems, resolve issues, and maximize efficiency. Consulting jobs are highly sought after for…

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Avoiding Squirrels like the Plague

by Rachel Polcyn In mid-July, a squirrel captured in Angeles National Forest as part of routine public health surveillance tested positive for the bubonic plague, commonly known as the Black Death that killed 25 million people in the Middle Ages. This news of the plague has caused some to worry…

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Superfoods

by Audrey Chai The “Superfoods” trend has taken over world of health eating.  With all the hype and various lists circulating around about the best superfoods to be putting into your body, we have decided to make your life a little bit easier; we did the research and categorized the…

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How USC Students Fall Ill

by Amrit Jaggi Through the stress of midterms and finals, the lack of a normal routine, and large crowds of people, getting sick is an issue that many USC students find difficult to circumvent. In fact, the school’s diverse student population could contribute to the spread of illness. “We have…

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