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.

OSU to pilot smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure notification system

OSU faculty, staff and students can ‘Be COVID smart’ by participating in the Oregon Exposure Notifications pilot program

 

Community, compassion motivate OSU & UO students to help with TRACE COVID-19 testing

Dozens of community members from the Willamette Valley are stepping up to address COVID-19 as part of 30 teams that will be going door-to-door in Eugene this weekend offering free COVID-19 tests to up to 600 residents as part of Oregon State University’s TRACE Community testing project.

OSU-UO partnership for Eugene COVID-19 testing highlights benefits of university collaboration

Oregon State University’s TRACE Community COVID-19 testing project is heading to Eugene this weekend, where collaboration with the University of Oregon will provide a better understanding of the virus’ community-wide prevalence.

New OSU program improves rural outreach to promote mental health and well-being

A new Oregon State University program is working to improve mental health and address substance use in rural communities by building on existing local partnerships.

Nothing tastes sweeter than shared success

Longtime colleagues take helm of key OSU nutrition centers

Oregon State study finds room for improvement when hospital patients transition to hospice care

PORTLAND, Ore. – Terminally ill patients referred to hospice care from a hospital setting tend to be on hospice for shorter periods than those who enter hospice while living at home or in a residential care facility.

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