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Are California Medicaid Policies Sentencing People with Mental Illnesses to Prison?

Researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics have linked tighter Medicaid policies governing antipsychotic drugs with increased incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals.


Related Topix: Prison

Sat Jul 26, 2014


USC Grad Student Found Beaten To Death Near Campus

A Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has been found dead in his off-campus apartment after being assaulted late at night on his way home, police and university officials said.


Reel tall fish

Local Reno record producer and engineer Tom Gordon has long been a fan of the Hollywood horror series, Halloween .


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Howard Stern

Publishers' Weekly

This Week's Bestsellers: July 28, 2014

The Book of Life, which completes Deborah Harkness's All Souls trilogy, nabs two spots on our Hardcover Fiction list this week.


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Graduate Student's Death Under Investigation By LAPD

Disclaimer: The LAPDonline.orgA website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

University to alter academic grades based on the color of your skin

Critics call it more liberalism run amok on university campuses: A professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison claims that a new school policy on "diversity" recommends assigning race-based grades to students, though school officials say his claim could not be "further from the truth."


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison


Chinese Consulate General condemns killing of Chinese student

The Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles Friday condemned the killing of a Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California shortly after midnight, warning other Chinese students to be more alert.


Los Angeles Times

USC grad student dies after being attacked near campus

A University of Southern California engineering graduate student who was found dead in his off-campus apartment was the victim of a brutal assault.



From College To The Bright Lights Of Broadway: Meet 'Rock Of Ages' Leading Lady, Carrie St. Louis

It's one hour before show time; the seats are empty. St. Louis walks through the narrow hallways of the old building, then stops just offstage, offering a glimpse into her world during the frenzy of a blockbuster Broadway show.


Related Topix: Rock of Ages, Theater

Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Considering Raising Political Power of Children of...

President Obama's recent announcement requesting recommendations for administrative action , as well as the influx of child refugees coming across the southern border has reignited a debate over immigration policy, as both sides grapple with how to handle the arrivals.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Liberal Political News

Daily Mail

Chinese graduate student beaten to death near University of Southern California

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House floats pilot plan for Honduras in attempt to stop border crisis Was it a contract killing? Police reveal Harvard-educated law ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Medical News Today

Medicaid cost-cutting on antipsychotics may be sentencing people with mental illnesses to prison

Researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics have linked tighter Medicaid policies governing antipsychotic drugs with increased incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals.


Related Topix: Prison, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Science Daily

When it hurts to think we were made for each other

Psychologists observe that people talk and think about love in limitless ways but underlying such diversity are some common themes that frame how we think about relationships.


Live Science

Erectile Dysfunction in Military Males Is Triple the Norm

Men age 40 and younger who are enlisted in the U.S. military are three times more likely to have erectile dysfunction than civilian men of similar age, but few military men report receiving treatment, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health

Chemical & Engineering News

Scripps Leader Marletta Resigns

Scripps Research Institute President and CEO Michael A. Marletta has resigned from the institute after a heated conflict with the faculty over a proposed merger with the University of Southern California.


Deseret News

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison


LAPD investigates death of USC student off campus

A University of Southern California official says Los Angeles police are investigating the death of a graduate student in an off-campus apartment.


Cybercast News Service

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

The Modesto Bee

Women are underrepresented in key movie positions, USC study finds

LOS ANGELES_"Frozen," Disney's animated musical about a pair of royal sisters, was last year's highest-grossing film worldwide - and also one of its most unusual, according to a study released Thursday by researchers at University of Southern California.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Movies, Entertainment

Retailing Today

Walgreens seeks new president of pharmacy

Walgreens president of pharmacy, health and wellness Kermit Crawford is leaving the company after 31 years to take on new opportunities, including continuing to serve as a senior counselor to Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes