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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

Teens who smoke daily are more likely to report health complaints

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Jul 28, 2016
As fewer teens overall take up smoking, those who do smoke daily are reporting more health complaints than in years past, a new study indicates.… Read full story.

Wisconsin health leader named dean of OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences

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Jul 13, 2016
F. Javier Nieto has been named dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.… Read full story.

Working longer may lead to a longer life, new OSU research shows

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Apr 27, 2016
Working past age 65 could lead to longer life, while retiring early may be a risk factor for dying earlier, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Mobility plays important role in development for toddlers with disabilities

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Apr 12, 2016
Typical toddlers simultaneously spend about three hours a day in physical activity, play and engagement with objects such as toys, while their peers with mobility disabilities are less likely to engage in all of those behaviors at the same time, new research from Oregon State University shows.… Read full story.

Calendar of Events

08Aug2016

Portland | Small Bites Happy Hour featuring Dr. Sam Logan

Dr. Sam Logan, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Adapted Physical Activity, will discuss the benefits of mobility and social interaction on childhood development.

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