Portland workshop to explore modified toy cars for children with disabilities

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.

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

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.

Exercise largely absent from U.S. medical school curriculum, study shows

Fewer than half of the physicians trained in the United States in 2013 received formal education or training on the subject, according to new research from OSU.

Study: Zinc deficiency linked to immune system response, particularly in older adults

Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation, especially inflammation, new research from Oregon State University shows.

People with disabilities experience unrecognized health disparities

People with disabilities have unmet medical needs and poorer overall health throughout their lives, and as a result should be recognized as a health disparity group, a new analysis shows.

Smoke-free campus policy enjoys wide support, new OSU research shows

Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University have largely embraced a new policy that prohibits smoking on the Corvallis campus, new research shows.

Treadmill desks offer limited benefits, pose challenges in the workplace, study shows

The increase in physical activity by office workers using treadmill desks was small and did not help workers meet public health guidelines for daily exercise, an OSU researcher found.

OSU's Center for Healthy Aging Research seeks volunteers for research registry

The Center for Healthy Aging Research is recruiting volunteers to join a registry for possible participation in future studies related to the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults.

Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows

An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new OSU study shows.

'Go Baby Go' mobility program for children with disabilities expands to OSU

Oregon State University is the newest hub for 'Go Baby Go,' which provides modified, ride-on cars to young children with disabilities so they can move around independently.

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