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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

OSU News Release

Light-intensity exercise could prove beneficial to older adults, new research shows

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Jun 10, 2015
An easy walk, slow dancing, leisurely sports such as table tennis, household chores and other light-intensity exercise may be nearly as effective as moderate or vigorous exercise for older adults – if they get enough of that type of activity.… Read full story.

Arsenic and health to be focus of Corvallis Science Pub

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Jun 1, 2015
Once touted as a conditioner for the skin, arsenic has a long history as a poison and as an ingredient in paint, pesticides and wood preservatives. On June 8, the Corvallis Science Pub will focus on the modern public health story of this toxic metal.… Read full story.

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.

Calendar of Events

06Jul2015

First-year START orientation

First-year START is an extensive two-day orientation, advising, and registration program with sessions offered June through September, attendance on both days is required. New Student Programs also

07Jul2015

First-year START orientation

First-year START is an extensive two-day orientation, advising, and registration program with sessions offered June through September, attendance on both days is required. New Student Programs also

09Jul2015

First-year START orientation

First-year START is an extensive two-day orientation, advising, and registration program with sessions offered June through September, attendance on both days is required. New Student Programs also

10Jul2015

First-year START orientation

First-year START is an extensive two-day orientation, advising, and registration program with sessions offered June through September, attendance on both days is required. New Student Programs also

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