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Lifelong health for all: It’s our passion. To us, health means nutritious meals for our schoolchildren, and preventing chronic and debilitating disease. It means knowing our drinking water is safe, and addressing critical issues like obesity and diabetes. Our work helps advance the policies, knowledge and practices vital to creating health and well-being for individuals, families and communities in Oregon – and beyond. And our students and graduates are the next generation of globally minded public health and human sciences professionals.

Press Releases

Statins show promise as a prevention tool for adults 75 and older, OSU study shows

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Apr 20, 2015
Statins could be a cost-effective tool for preventing heart attacks and other cardiovascular incidents in adults over age 75, but the benefits would need to be weighed against potential side effects, a new study has found.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Portland workshop to explore modified toy cars for children with disabilities

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Apr 17, 2015
Oregon State University will host a 'Go Baby Go' workshop on Friday, May 1, in Portland, as part of a national program that provides modified, ride-on toy cars to young children with disabilities.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Injury prevention programs not widely used in high schools, study shows

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Apr 14, 2015
Injury prevention programs can help reduce ankle, knee and other lower extremity injuries in sports, but the programs are not being widely used in high schools, a new study from Oregon State University has found.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Mechanism outlined by which inadequate vitamin E can cause brain damage

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Apr 13, 2015
Researchers at OSU have identified some of the mechanisms by which inadequate vitamin E can cause neurological damage.… Read full story.

Calendar of Events

24Apr2015

CPHHS Research Seminar

"Concurrent Sexual Partnerships and STI Epidemiology: New Findings and Challenges" Diana Sanchez, MPH, PhD Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill

24Apr2015

Debunking Myths of Same-Sex Domestic Abuse

This event will host a panel of students, staff, and guests who will discuss the myths surrounding same-sex domestic abuse and how these myths prevent same-sex survivors of

28Apr2015

Center for Global Health Student Forum

Holly Horan (Medical Anthropology) will present her doctoral pilot research on Maternal and Infant Health Care Perspectives of Preterm Birth in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico has the highest rate of preterm…
29Apr2015

Denim Day

Denim Day is an international campaign triggered by an Italian court case that was overturned because the justice deemed the victim must have assisted in the removal of

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