CBCS in the News 2/14/2022



Poor sleep can triple risk for heart disease

USF News

"'...having more sleep health problems may increase the risk of heart disease,' said lead author Soomi Lee, assistant professor of aging studies..."


Bill changing Florida nursing home standards was written by the industry, emails show

Tampa Bay Times

"'COVID definitely has affected staffing,' said Lindsay Peterson, a professor and researcher at the University of South Florida School of Aging Studies. 'Is this the answer? I don't know.'"


Omicron causes record-high cases in Florida nursing homes, but deaths remain low

Miami Herald

"'...when and how,' said Lindsay Peterson, a researcher with the University of South Florida's School of Aging Studies. 'They maybe deserve some...'"


Poor sleep could triple risk for heart disease: U.S. study

CTV News

"...as a result. Researchers from the School of Aging Studies at the University of South Florida focused on certain aspects of sleep health, including..."


'Sunflower Lanyard Program' helping those with hidden disabilities navigate travel at TPA

WFLA (NBC) - Tampa

"They participated in a session with the University of South Florida's Center for Autism & Related Disabilities to learn more about spectrum disorders..."


Midlife isn't a crisis, but sleep, stress and happiness feel a little different after 35 – or whenever middle age actually begins

The Conversation

"'Fewer than one-fifth of Americans say they actually experienced a midlife crisis. And yet there are still some common misunderstandings people have about midlife'...Soomi Lee, Assistant Professor of Aging Studies..."


USF's new research lab could become statewide hub for human trafficking data

WFTS (ABC) - Tampa

"The research lab launched in September with criminology professor Joan Reid leading the team."


Omicron causes record infections in Florida nursing homes

Tampa Bay Times

"'...having procedures they didn't have when this started concerning PPE and who to isolate and when and how,' said Lindsay Peterson, a researcher with the University of South Florida..."