Rural-urban divide compounds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths, study finds

 While Black, Hispanic, Latino, Indigenous, Asian and Pacific Islander people are more likely to die of COVID-19 than white people nationwide, a recent study from Oregon State University found the risk was even greater for racial and ethnic minority groups living in rural areas compared with urban areas.

Working to bring equity, understanding to vaccination process

Daniela Olivas Shaw spearheaded the creation of informational videos for Oregon pharmacies and the Latinx patients they serve

OSU Extension uses statewide network to encourage participation in vaccinations

Efforts include volunteering at mass vaccination clinics, using the OSU Extension website to curate credible vaccine information and provide local access and eligibility details, and working closely with state and local partners to address the challenges of reaching all Oregonians, including vaccine-hesitant populations

'We get to teach the best': Dean president-elect of AAVMC

The AAVMC’s new president-elect is Susan J. Tornquist, the Lois Bates Acheson Dean of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine

Want a longer, healthier life? Resolve your arguments by day’s end, OSU study says

A recent Oregon State University study found that when people feel they have resolved an argument, the emotional response associated with that disagreement is significantly reduced and, in some situations, almost entirely erased.

Cells burn more calories after just one bout of moderate aerobic exercise, OSU study finds

In a recent study testing the effects of exercise on overall metabolism, researchers at Oregon State University found that even a single session of moderate aerobic exercise makes a difference in the cells of otherwise sedentary people.

OSU to host virtual gerontology conference

Geriatric experts from around the country will present more than 30 educational sessions for health and human service professionals and the public.

OSU College of Public Health & Human Sciences finalist for national community service award

The Harrison C. Spencer Award for Outstanding Community Service is presented by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, the organization that accredits university public health programs across the country

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