‘Aging well’ greatly affected by hopes and fears for later life, OSU study finds

If you believe you are capable of becoming the healthy, engaged person you want to be in old age, you are much more likely to experience that outcome, a recent Oregon State University study shows.

TikTok favorite K-9 Officer Arlo receives surgery for bullet wound at OSU veterinary hospital

Following eight hours of complex surgery at Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officer Arlo was walking with assistance Saturday morning after being treated for two bullet wounds suffered in a police chase in Washington state.

Pharm. D. student volunteers to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Evita Santos participated in vaccine clinics on the first day it was available in Oregon

Oregon Medicaid expansion helped more women access insurance coverage for abortion services, OSU study finds

A recent study from Oregon State University found that after Oregon expanded Medicaid in 2014, more women were able to receive insurance coverage for abortion services, rather than paying out of pocket.

Research shows a few beneficial organisms could play key role in treating type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that a few organisms in the gut microbiome play a key role in type 2 diabetes, opening the door to possible probiotic treatments for a serious metabolic disease affecting roughly one in 10 Americans.

OSU studies find Oregon’s Medicaid expansion improved prenatal care access, birth outcomes

A pair of recent studies from Oregon State University found that Oregon’s Medicaid expansion in 2014 has led to increased prenatal care among low-income women, as well as improved health outcomes for newborn babies.

New OSU-Cascades report aims to help guide public health messaging around COVID-19

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to climb, Bend city officials and public health leaders are collaborating with Oregon State University — Cascades researchers to determine how to tailor public health messages to keep communities safer and healthier.

New OSU report shows about 25% of Oregonians experienced food insecurity in 2020

An estimated 1 million Oregonians — close to 1 in 4 people — experienced food insecurity this year, meaning they had a disruption in their ability to feed themselves or their family, a new report from Oregon State University researchers found.

Long-term data shows racial and ethnic disparities in effectiveness of anti-smoking measures

Tobacco control efforts have reduced cigarette smoking for many, but those efforts have disproportionately helped white smokers, while other racial and ethnic groups are still struggling, an Oregon State University researcher’s analysis found.

Lioness rescued from ‘Tiger King’ facility receives surgery at OSU veterinary hospital

Doctors at Oregon State University’s veterinary hospital are well-versed in spaying and neutering pets, but they had their hands full on Monday when an extra-large patient came in for her appointment.

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