Category Archives: Health

Quick! Help for Meals partners with Le Cordon Bleu in L.A. to create new recipes using fresh produce

By Alex Reed Student Writer The Center for Advancement of Foodservice Education posted a story on their website about the recent partnership between the chef instructors at Le Cordon Bleu in L.A. and the USC Annenberg research program Quick! Help … Continue reading

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LAist features new project mapping healthy food in South LA

By Alex Reed Student Writer The LAist featured a new project that maps out healthy food available in South LA. In taking a few exploratory bike rides and walks through the community, South LA children and teenagers compiled photos and … Continue reading

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Daily Trojan highlights ClimatePalooza event

USC student media organization the Daily Trojan covered ClimatePalooza 2013, an event hosted by USC Annenberg and sponsored by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to raise awareness for global climate change. ClimatePalooza, which brought a number of environmental experts to the … Continue reading

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Community Health Conference unites foundations and media outlets to better serve communities

USC Annenberg’s Dec. 4 conference on “Expanding Coverage: News and Information to Enhance Community Health” brought together media and non-profit leaders to find ways to better engage and serve marginalized communities. By Jeremy Rosenberg West Virginians are suffering through an … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg team highlighted for bringing fresh produce to food banks

Online food and wine magazine Zester Daily published a story on the decades-long work that communication professor Peter Clarke and research scientist Susan Evans have been conducting on food banks and public health. Since 1991, the team has spearheaded a movement for the 200-plus … Continue reading

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Hollywood, Health & Society Director Buffington will lead panel discussion, storytelling workshop with TV writers and producers at Papillomavirus Conference in Puerto Rico

Hollywood, Health & Society Director Sandra de Castro Buffington will lead a series of events at the 28th International Papillomavirus Conference being held Nov. 30 through Dec. 6 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she and a group of Hollywood … Continue reading

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CHCF Center for Health Reporting earns three-year grant

By Jeremy Rosenberg Health care coverage figures to be a leading issue during the run-up to the 2012 Presidential election. There’s no debating, however, USC Annenberg’s ongoing commitment to providing expert coverage of health-related subjects. That’s in great part thanks … Continue reading

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Center for Health Reporting wins California Journalism Award for dental care story

By Alex Reed Student Writer Freelance writer Jocelyn Wiener and senior writer Emily Bazar of the USC Annenberg-based California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF) Center for Health Reporting recently received the California Journalism Award in the feature/enterprise category for their “’Model’ Dental Program Proves Painful for … Continue reading

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Hollywood, Health & Society announces 10 finalists for 2012 Sentinel for Health Awards; TV shows’ writers will be honored in ceremony Sept. 19

By Russell DeVita Hollywood, Health & Society, a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, has announced 10 finalists for the 2012 Sentinel for Health Awards, highlighting dramas, comedies and children’s programming covering such topics as addiction, Asperger’s, childbirth, … Continue reading

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HH&S Director Buffington delivers presentation on Hollywood and public health joining forces

By Russell DeVita Hollywood, Health & Society Director Sandra de Castro Buffington delivered a presentation on engaging TV viewers in stories that can improve their health and well-being at the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media in Atlanta … Continue reading

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