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Older adults with mild cognitive impairment may struggle with everyday decision making

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC found that the condition, which can be a precursor to dementia, was linked to worse decision-making abilities. By Zara Abrams   Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a form of cognitive ability loss that can precede Alzheimer’s disease or other types… Read More »

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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

August 24th, 2022

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with National Suicide Prevention Week starting September 4-10, 2022. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-34, and fourth leading for ages… Read More »

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 7th, 2022

Steven Siegel, MD, PhD Chief Mental Health and Wellness Officer Keck Medicine of USC May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental illness affects… Read More »

World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day

March 29th, 2022

On March 30th, we observe World Bipolar Day, in an effort to bring awareness to bipolar disorders and to eliminate social stigma by educating and promoting sensitivity towards the illness. Bipolar disorder… Read More »