OSU Extension statewide seed giveaway set to return for third year

Starting in January, individuals and households, schools and groups can sign up to receive an individual/household seed kit, group kit or seed-starting teacher classroom kit through the mail. 

Major water birth safety study from OSU finds no increased risk of death, major trauma

Oregon State University researchers have conducted the largest study of water births to date and found they were associated with better overall outcomes than non-water births. 

Extension FCH faculty take home national awards

Honors come from National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Maret Traber honored with Medical Research Foundation of Oregon's Discovery Award

The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon has honored Maret Traber of the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences with its annual Discovery Award.

OSU heart disease study highlights need for more data on Asian American, Pacific Islander groups

A recent Oregon State University study on cardiovascular disease among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders revealed more about the lack of scientific literature on racial and ethnic groups with small populations than about the overall risk factors and heart disease rates.

Medical mistrust, misinformation factor into Latino vaccine hesitancy, OSU study finds

Lack of trusted medical sources, traumatic past experiences with medical care and widespread misinformation have contributed to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Latino communities, a new Oregon State University study found.

OSU study on African buffalo offers insights on persistence of highly contagious pathogens

A new Oregon State University study on foot-and-mouth disease among buffalo in South Africa could help explain how certain extremely contagious pathogens are able to persist and reach endemic stage in a population, long after they’ve burned through their initial pool of susceptible hosts.

Gut microbes are key to health benefit delivered by hops compound

The health-enhancing performance of a compound found in hops is dependent upon its interactions with intestinal microorganisms, new research by Oregon State University shows.

Students who misuse prescription drugs risk mental health, academic challenges, OSU study finds

College students who misuse prescription stimulants or opioids often experience negative mental health and academic outcomes even if they don’t use other illicit drugs, a recent Oregon State University study found.

New grant will help OSU researchers find ways to prevent injury in Dungeness crab industry

A team of Oregon State University researchers will use a new federal grant to study how different equipment configurations onboard crab vessels could help prevent injury to crabbers.

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