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USC engineers and clinicians collaborate on first micro pacemaker for fetuses

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When fetuses come down with a treatable disease, the result can still be fatal. That’s because their tiny size and constant movement make it difficult for doctors to treat them in utero.

Just like adults, a

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Teens who use e-cigarettes may be transitioning to tobacco products, research shows

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A multi-university team led by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine has found, for the first time, that using or “vaping” of electronic cigarettes is associated with a propensity to start smoking cigarettes or

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New USC research center to untangle causes of childhood obesity in low-income populations

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USC has been awarded a federally funded research center to explore why childhood obesity affects some populations more than others.

The Maternal and Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Center will study pregnant women

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