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Interval breast cancer: A conversation with Professor Veronica Irvin

A behavioral epidemiologist, Veronica wants women to learn from women with interval breast cancerĀ aboutĀ the symptoms and any barriers to seeing a doctor or getting appropriate care.

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

A 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.

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Medical mistrust, misinformation factor into Latino vaccine hesitancy

Lack of trusted medical sources, traumatic past experiences with medical care and widespread misinformation have contributed to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Latino communities.

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

OSU professors Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl will build on existing research with the Dungeness crab fishing industry, where workers suffer high rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries, thanks to a grant from the NIOSH.

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Beyond the doom and gloom of the Baby Boom

HDFS Professor Karen Hooker shares three things to consider as you age, especially if you find yourself as a caregiver.

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Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.