How people cope with difficult life events fuels development of wisdom, study finds

How a person responds to a difficult life event such as a death or divorce helps shape the development of their wisdom over time, a new study from Oregon State University suggests.

Relationship factors affect decisions about contraceptive use among young adults, study finds

The dynamics of a couple’s relationship, including the exclusivity of the partnership, the level of commitment to the partnership and participation in sexual decision-making with their partner, impact young adults’ decisions related to contraceptive use, new research from Oregon State University shows.

Conference at OSU explores intravenous vitamin C as treatment for cancer, sepsis

The Linus Pauling Institute will host its biennial “Diet and Optimum Health” conference Sept. 13-16, attracting an international audience of experts in nutrition, preventive medicine and oncology.

Among gun owners, culturally tailored suicide prevention messages work best

Gun owners are much more receptive to suicide-prevention messages tailored to respect their rights as firearms enthusiasts than they are to messages that use language that aims to be culturally neutral.

Vitamin E-deficient embryos are cognitively impaired even after diet improves

Zebrafish deficient in vitamin E produce offspring beset by behavioral impairment and metabolic problems, new research at Oregon State University shows.

Special Olympians will help OSU researchers gain further health insights

More than 2,000 athletes will descend on Corvallis on July 8 and 9 for the Special Olympics Oregon Summer State Games.

Participants sought for study on family dogs and physical activity for kids with disabilities

Researchers are recruiting children with disabilities and their family dogs to see if pairing the dog and the child can help the child become more physically active.

Want to better comply with dietary guidelines, and save money? Cook dinner at home

The best culinary paths to better health are not always paved with cash, new research shows, and cooking at home can provide the best bang-for-the-buck nutritionally as well as financially.

Study examines impact of common risk factors on outcomes for home and birth center births

Women with some characteristics commonly thought to increase pregnancy risks tend to have good outcomes when they give birth at home or in a birth center, a new assessment has found.

Adolescents with frequent PE more fit, more informed about physical activity's role in health

Frequent, long-term instruction in physical education not only helps adolescents be more fit but also equips them with knowledge about how regular physical activity relates to good health.

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