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What’s in your water?

College and Extension faculty share the ins and outs of ensuring your drinking water is safe. The big takeaway: Arsenic, nitrate and lead are tasteless, odorless and invisible. The only way to know if they are present is to test your water using a certified laboratory.

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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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Brian Primack named dean of OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Primack has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications in areas spanning public health, behavioral science, substance use, mental health and education.

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Human Development and Family Studies alumna honored with Early Career Award

At Oregon State, she stood on the shoulders of giants. She’s now standing tall on her own.

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Kinesiology alumna now lifts up her own students and those with disability

More than 2,500 miles away, Oregon State is never far from mind

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Pregnant women living near fracking sites face higher risk of hypertension

In the U.S., an estimated 11.3 million people live within 1 km of a drilling site.